Welcome To Phoenix Kick Boxing Academy Web Site


Phoenix Kick Boxing Academy provides A Martial Arts sporting activity to the community. The venue is based in Blackburn at the Livesey Children an All Age Centre. The Centre was once St Andrew School just off Scotland Bank Terrace.


The Club is run by voluntary instructors under Master Paul Fleck 5th Dan. The club caters for people of all ages from seven upwards and is very much a multi cultural discipline with students in our group with differing faiths, background, gender, ages abilities and disabilities.


PKBA primarily providing Kick Boxing Lessons together with Jujitsu and Self Defence Techniques


Originally martial arts was designed as a self defence against attack from warring bodies who wished to riot and pillage farms and religious temples for the wealth within. Many of the weapons found in martial arts clubs were derived from farming tools adapted to fend off would be aggressors.


These days’ people come from a variety of backgrounds with their own reasons for taking for wanting to train. Some wish to learn how to defend themselves, or build their own confidence within society others wish to improve their fitness and general health. Some enjoy the competitive aspect of tournaments or achieving grading status with the belt system. Others just want to have fun and be apart of a great community club.


Whatever the motivation for joining a martial arts club is, Phoenix Kick Boxing Academy will endeavour to cater for your needs.


As a group we actively meet the local authority and government objectives to:


Be safe…We tech self defence / protection, and including basic first aid.

Be Healthy… Keeping fit builds strength and endurance, in order to prevent obesity.

Enjoy and Achieve… Increase self esteem self confidence, grading levels to achieve.

Economic wellbeing… Self achievement and growth within society and community.

Positive contribution… Building a respectful and trusting community through sports.


Phoenix Kick Boxing was established in 2005 and has developed in to a worthy community asset. With assistance from the Centre Management and Blackburn with Darwen Grass Routes program, the club is kitted out with the latest equipment making it a safe and fun place to train.


Instructors are qualified to high standard with CRB (Criminal Records Bureaux) clearance together with First Aid training. So you know your getting the best instructors in the area.


Training nights are every Tuesday and Friday with a Junior and Senior lessons. Your first night is free and from thereafter you will find that we are the most reasonably priced club around. From only £2.50 per night or £4 for two nights for juniors (under 16). And £3.50 per night or £5 for two nights for seniors. We have recently introduced a Young Adult / Student rate, 16yrs to 18yrs or in full time education, £3.00 per night or £4.50 for two nights. Naturally you will need a training / insurance licence which will cost you £12 per year. Clothing and equipment can be purchased from the club again at a very reasonable price.

Text Box: News / Shout
Posted 17/3/2014
Update Web Page 17/3/2014
It is with sadness to announce that Sensei Dave Garth has retired from PKBA. We will still see him around but not on training nights.
Joe Mackey was awarded Black Belt 1st Dan.
Arthur McKeown has achieved his 2nd Dan
Sensei Dave Knowles 1st Dan is back with us.
( Dave is a brilliant instructor / fighter, and provides a really great workout )