JUNE 2022

The Championship continue into June. We look forward seeing you there.

19th June - South West - Weston-Super-Mare

We have a new Martial Arts school launching next month in Chesham, Buckinghamshire

MAY 2022

It Championships month.

8th May - South East - Burgess Hill

14th May - Southern - Reading 

15th May - Northern - Penrith

22nd - Home Countries - Aylesbury

Its been amazing to see soo many students and families enjoying the Championship days. Loads of medals awarded. The standard was incredible.

19th June - South West - Weston-Super-Mare

We have launched classes in 2 new locations;

Martial Arts  - Longbridge in Birmingham

MF Dance - Warrington

APRIL 2022

Our classes run through the school holidays. Please check with your Instructor if your Classes land on the Bank Holidays.

Our April Sale was a huge success and now that Sparring can take place in classes, the sparring kits were flying out.

Next month see our Regional Championships return in person. It's a fun day watching students take part in the different categories and time for a chat with other students and parents.

Registration is all on line this year at www.mattfiddes.com/mfchampionships

£35 per entry (with family discounts)

The days are spilt for Mighty Matts in the morning and Juniors and Adults in the afternoon.

MARCH 2022

We are expanding..... NEW Martial Arts Schools are opening in Newport (Wales), Poole (Dorset) and Upper Rissington (Gloucestershire). If you know of friends or family that live nearby, please let them know.

We have FREE taster sessions at our Martial Arts and MF Dance Schools.  To find your nearest, please visit:



With Covid restrictions reducing, we are planning our Regional Championships for 2022:

The Southern Championships are planned for Saturday May 14th in Reading 

The Home Counties Championships are planned for Sunday 22nd May in Aylesbury

The South West Championships are planned for Sunday 19th June in Weston Super Mare

Our classes will be running through Half Term

Deliveries may be impacted from the recent storms. Our courier company have advised:

18th- 21st February 2022

Due to the arrival of the recent storms across parts of the UK, strong winds and heavy rainfall may impact service.

All of our depots remain operational, and deliveries for today will be attempted in accessible areas where it is deemed safe to do so

Where we are unable to attempt delivery today, we will apply a "Weather Delay" scan

Please continue to track your consignment on here for the latest status

We thank you for your patience and understanding


Happy New Year - we very much hope that you have had a lovely break over the Christmas and New Year period.  Classes are back to burn off those calories from the Christmas indulgences.

Have you a New Years Resolution? Which belt would you like to achieve in 2022?

We really hope to be able to hold our Regional Championships this year.  We will certainly keep you updated.


Our Hoodies are made to order and take approx 1-2weeks to be sent out.  Our deadline for hoodies is Monday 6th December to allow time for our supplier to produce and get the item sent to you.

Please note that our classes close for shutdown for the 2 weeks break over the Christmas and New Year period.  Your Instructors will let you know the last day and the return date of classes.

Our support Office will also be closed during this period.  Any order placed after 17th December will be processed on Tuesday 4th January 2022.

From all of us at Matt Fiddes Martial Arts and Dance, we wish you a safe and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


Can you keep up to date with the current restrictions. Masks on, masks off?? Each of our Martial Arts Schools has a Facebook page where we will keep you updated on what restrictions are currently required for Sports clubs.

Our Black Friday Sale Sparring kits fly out of the stock room.  With restrictions easing that contact sparring can now take place. Its a great time to get your sparring kit for classes.  Sparring is part of the curriculum from Orange belt.


Our Hoody and T-shirt Sale is now on. Grab a bargain whilst the sale is on. Dare we even mention the 'C' word? Christmas!!! its a great time to purchase a hoody, especially for the colder weather.  Our Hoodies are made to order and take approx 1-2weeks to be sent out. 

Classes will be running throughout the school Half term.


We hope our students have settle back into school in there new year groups.

Our classes are a great way for family and friendships to be made along with a great way to keep fit.

Why not ask family or friends to come along for a try lesson.  The FREE trail lessons can be booked via our web page www.mattfiddes.com

Please can we ask that your Instructor has your contact details so we can keep your updates with the current Covid restrictions. Where some of our class venues are smaller, parents may be asked to leave the children for there classes and return top pick them up at the end of the class.


We hope you are enjoying the Summer holidays?

Have you thought about school uniforms for September? Our online shop has Drawstring bags that are great for PE kits and water bottles to keep the children hydrated whilst at school.

Our Instructors are beginning to resume PE lessons at schools along with after school clubs.  If you are interesting in having our Instructors at your child's school, please contact them directly to check availability. 

JULY 2021

Schools out for summer!!!.  The majority of our Martial Arts and Dance classes run throughout the summer holidays.  Some may close for 1 week so please check with your Instructor.  If you or your children are enjoying the classes, why not ask friends to come along. Limited spaces are available so please book a free lesson at www.mattfiddes.com

We have sale currently running.  Its a great time to make use of the 15% discount on all products. 

JUNE 2021

The Sunshine has finally made an appearance - YEAH!!. Just a  remember to bring a bottle of water with you to classes.  We sell t-shirts that you can wear in class to keep you cooler.  Please visit out online shop to see our range: www.mfstudentshop.com

We are continuing to post all orders out from the online shop.  This minimises the contact made to the product and Instructors.

MAY 2021

Thank you to our adult students. You can now return to physical classes and its great to see both the children and adults training together again.

Please check with you Instructor or your Martial arts or Dance Facebook page for updates on if parents can watch the students. We understand that some venues have different Covid measures in place.

APRIL 2021

Great News!!! Children's physical classes begin back at venues from Monday 12th April with Covid safety measures in place. Please check with your Instructor to see if parents (spectators) are allowed into venues.  We are really looking forward to seeing you.

Adult Classes will remain on Zoom for this month. Physical classes for Adults are planned from Monday 17th May (pending Government guidelines)

Our Easter Sale is currently running until 19th April. Benefit from 20% of products by using the discount code: Easter21

MARCH 2021

We continue with our Zoom classes and are looking forward to next month when our children's classes resume.

Our online shop is open with limited staff. please bear with us whilst we process the orders.


We hope you are looking forward to the school half term.  Classes continue throughout half term on Zoom.

We have a 10% off sale on our products.


Happy New Year - what a strange 2020 and hoping that some normality resumes in 2021. We hope you had a restful Christmas Holidays.

Our classes will remain online until such time that we can safely get back into venues.


Our classes will have a two week break over the Christmas Holidays from Friday 18th December and will return on Tuesday 5th January 2021.

Our Support Office and Online Shop will also be closed from Friday 18th December until Tuesday 5th January 2021.

We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year.


Our Black Friday sale is a great promotion to grab items for Christmas.  Please order early as some clothing is made to order. With limited staff, we aim to get orders to you within 2-3 weeks.


Classes continue through the October Half Term. Please check if your Instructor is allowing Halloween Costumes to be worn for your zoom class.


The children may be more tired as school returns. If they can remain at our classes, this will help them adjust back to school and help them sleep from the exercise.


August is when we have one week break from classes.  Please check with your Instructor as to when your class will be closed.  If you are planning on going away, please check to see if your can zoom in from your holiday venue or if you can catch up on classes.

JULY 2020

With limited staff, our orders may take slightly longer than normal.  Please bear with us as we work through the orders.

With the nicer weather, more of our classes are running outside.  Please remember to use the hand sanitiser and to keep socially distanced to keep us all safe. If you are feeling unwell, please do not attend class.

JUNE 2020

June looks like we are trying to get back to normal after very strange times. Hope everyone has been well. 

Where venues allow, we can run our classes outdoors with Covid safety measures in place. iIs been great to see the students physically rather than on Zoom.

The shop is now open and accepting all orders, but they will be posted directly. Due to the ongoing situation, lead times and deliveries are taking longer than usual. Please bear with us whilst we do our best to get everything to you!

APRIL 2020

All our classes remain online and we hope your settling into the zoom classes.  Please can we remind to mute your microphone whilst on classes.

Classes will be running through the Easter School Holidays.

We are running weekly competitions to keep children occupied during Lockdown.  Keep an eye on your locations Facebook Page for details of the competitions.

MARCH 2020

March has been such a strange month.  Coronavirus has seen us change from teaching physical lessons and gradings to online lessons and gradings. 

Our supplier for clothing is now closed due to the Coronavirus and we are unable to deliver any clothing order.  We may have some items in stock that we can get to you when physical classes resume.  We are deeply sorry for this inconvenience. 

Regional Championships have been pushed back to October/November.  All submitted entries will transfer over to the new dates.

Stay Home, Stay Safe everyone.

Our 6 new Martial Arts Schools are now up  running. 

Back to School leaflets have been sent out to local schools offering a free taster class.  To book your free place, please go to www.mattfiddes.com


Happy New Year, we hope you had a wonderful Christmas holidays.

We have new Martial Arts Classes opening this month:
MF Cirencester - 14th January
MF Moreton-in-Marsh - 16th January
MF Fairford - 17th January
MF Stratford-upon-Avon - 24th January
MF Wallingford - 19th January
MF Lyneham - 30th January.

Regional Championship entries are now open. If you book before 31st January 2020, you can get 15% off.
South West Championships - 16th May 2020
Southern Championships - 20th June 2020


Our Black Friday Sale has been hugely popular.  We are working through the orders to get the products out  to you as soon as possible.

Our last day for personalise items will be Sunday 8th December.  All personalise items are made to order and we cannot guarantee that they would be ready by Christmas.

Our Office will close on Friday 20th December and reopens on Thursday 2nd January 2020.  An orders placed during that period will be processed on the 2nd.

We wish you a very Merry Christmas and thank you for your support during 2019.

Our Black Friday Sale starts on 22nd November.  Grab some great discounts before they sell out!! No discount code needed.  Prices will be reduced.

The International Matt Fiddes Championships takes place this month.  Students are practising hard and hope that they can bring home a Gold, Silver or Bronze in their category.  All participating students will receive a participation medal. 

This year the Championships are being held at a new bigger venue.  We hope everyone has a great day.

Welcome to our new online shop.  We hope you find your new shopping experience easier to navigate around.

Thank you to all those that took part in the Sponsored Walk. Donations are still come in.  We hope to let you know the total raised shortly.

The 2019 International Matt Fiddes Championships are next month. If you wish to compete, please ensure you have registered by 31st October.

We have a 20% off all hoodies running between Friday 27th September until noon on Friday 11th October.  This is a great opportunity to start your Christmas shopping!!

This month we have our Annual Sponsored Walk
Date: Sunday 22nd September
Venue: Coate Water Country Park, 261 Marlborough Road, Swindon, SN3 6AA.
Time: 1:30pm

Sponsorship forms and more details are available on the Facebook Event Page: