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Legacy - JKD classes at the Academy

JKD for all in Hoxton / Shoreditch at New City Fitness– only two minutes’ walk from Hoxton overground station.

Our founder Bob Breen started studying Jeet Kune Do in 1979 under master and worldwide respected figure Dan Inosanto, who himself trained under Bruce Lee, father of Jeet Kune Do. He is now qualified as a Full Instructor in JKD and Kali. Regarded as the father of JKD/Kali and Filipino martial arts in the UK and Europe, he has released a range of self-defence books and DVDs. After 30 years of teaching in Hoxton, Bob semi-retired and handed over the running of the Academy to Paul Clark and Steve Payne, who continue teaching JKD and it’s priniciples of freedom of combat.


We offer the opportunity to grade to blackbelt in the unique 4D combat system And specialise in helping total beginners, experienced martial artists and anyone in to get in or back into shape through Martial Arts.

Martial arts overall have huge mental health benefits, it reduces anxiety and depression, improves self-esteem, confidence and body image. It is also a brilliant way to re-energise and disconnect from work. It builds physical and mental strength, helps with fat loss and trains your whole body. On top of that, it’s an incredible way to make lifelong friends.

Our classes are suitable for any level and men and women. We have both male and female instructors and over the years, we have produced amazingly skilled black belts in JKD and 4D combat.


Not only do we offer a comprehensive grading system, we also offer the opportunity to compete in your chosen martial art. Our students have competed in kickboxing K1, Thai boxing, in Boxing bouts, full-armour stick fighting or Brazilian jujitsu tournaments all across the UK and Europe. Join the fight team and build your skills until you’re ready to compete!

Our instructors will make you feel comfortable, relaxed, ensure that you’re having fun throughout the class with progression at its heart.

Our classes will give you a great workout, you will become fitter, stronger and more confident in your own body!

New city fitness - N16 NE - Hoxton - Hackney - London

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