Ossett, Wakefield

  • 2000sq ft matted area
  • Fully equipped with martial arts and fitness training equipment
  • Dedicated viewing area with coffee machine and water cooler facilities
  • Male and female changing rooms
  • Fully stocked Pro-Shop, supplying all the equipment needed for your martial arts journey
  • Free (after 4pm) large car park opposite our school

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One of our adults members telling us how much he enjoyes X Martial Arts😁

Ninja kids working some great skip roundhouse kicks 🌟 Starting the summer holiday with a great fun work out

X Martial Arts Schools, Wakefield was live.

Another fantatsic video showcasing our classes. This time focusing on our 7-12 year olds group. What do you think?

The heat isn’t stopping our adults class today great work guys keep it up 🔥🙌

X Martial Arts Schools, Wakefield was live.

Our ninja kids working hard in their class today great work guys keep it up 🙌🥋

X Martial Arts Schools, Wakefield was live.

For this weeks #TechniqueTuesday we are working variations of a turning side kick. Filmed at our insructor devleopment weekend in portugal earlier this year we are assited by young athlete, and 2018 WKC World Champion Harvey Fisher.

Mr Watkinson with this weeks #WorkoutWednesday https://youtu.be/81o4iMHAyPI

Make sure to check out this weeks #TechniqueTuesday! https://youtu.be/2wboqToDtbs

#XMAREPRESENT is back! For summer 2019 make sure you #XMAREPRESENT for your chance to win an amazing prize! When taking part in activities, on holiday or doing whatever your doing this summer make sure you are representing with your XMA merchandise. Post on Instagram or Facebook and use the HASHTAG #XMAREPRESENT (make the post public) Our favourite post will win one of the following 🎁 XXL Wavemaster worth £350 🎁Karate Party worth £200 🎁iPad worth £309 Whichever you’d prefer!! The competition starts today and the winner will be announced on Monday 2nd September.

Another fantatsic video showcasing our classes. This time focusing on our 7-12 year olds group. What do you think?

Teamwork makes the dream work😁

Does your child need to improve their confidence??

It’s almost time! 🗓 Tomorrow 5 of our members showcase their skills at the UKs premier mat sport show in York. Please show them your support by coming and spectating and cheering them on! 🎫Tickets still available.


Our adults aren’t letting the heat stop them tonight🔥 Great work team XMA keep it up 💚🥋

X Martial Arts Schools, Wakefield was live.

Ninja kids working hard on straight punch week

X Martial Arts Schools, Wakefield was live.

Who’s your favourite film star?🤔

X Martial Arts Schools, Wakefield created a poll.

Our teens and adults working nice and hard tonight with Mr Watson!

X Martial Arts Schools, Wakefield was live.

Here's the link for this weeks #TechniqueTuesday! https://youtu.be/fhfmmPHOVjk

Our adults working nice and hard on belt presentation week, great work guys!

X Martial Arts Schools, Wakefield was live.

What do you think of our new medals? The most common use for these is once you’ve received 10x student of the classes. But will also be awarded for other exceptional achievements. 🥋

X Martial Arts Schools, Wakefield is with Cole Rochester.

18 ways to push yourself out of your comfort zone! 1. Face your fears 2. Take a risk 3. Be confident 4. Embrace the unknown 5. Never give up 6. Be resilient 7. Keep learning 8. Strive for improvement 9. Try new things 10. Love what you do 11. Invest time in yourself 12. Believe in yourself 13. Challenge yourself 14. Explore new things 15. Set goals 16. Don't be afraid 17. Be positive 18. Say YES more often!

Happy Birthday Mrs Britland!🎉

Our location in Ossett truly is a martial arts super centre! The facility plays host to a Huge 2000 sq ft matted area! The building completed construction in 1884 and features exposed brick walls and exposed ceiling beams. We were very lucky to secure the building from a friend who previously ran martial arts classes in Ossett for 15 years.

In the first six months of opening our Ossett school we have welcomed over 100 new members! We think that our Ossett school has the potential to be the biggest martial arts school in Yorkshire!

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Opening Hours

We run time-tabled classes within the below times, outside of these times we use the facility for private tuition classes with one of our qualified instructors. Please contact us for the most up to date class schedule.

  • Monday & Wednesday: 5:00pm-8:00pm
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Thursday & Friday: 4:00pm-7:30pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am-12:30pm
  • Sunday: Closed
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Luke Burks

Luke Burks

Owner | 3rd Dan Shorai Black Belt | 9 x British Kickboxing Champion

Mr Burks' martial arts journey begun as a 9 year old shy, un-confident boy who was invited to his local community centre to join in a children kickboxing class by a neighbour. Instantly taking to martial arts, over the next ten years Luke would win nine British titles, represent his country at world championships on multiple occasions, earn his black belt and become an instructor.

Fast forward to 2013 and X Martial Arts School was born! Over the next two years the school grew to a huge success while not only producing British, European and world champions, also producing a team of fantastic, passionate and dedicated instructors. But also providing focus, fitness and confidence to the masses.

2016 saw a huge change of direction for Luke as he opened the first two X Martial Arts School franchises with his team of instructors.

"I've been very fortunate to have been taught some world class martial arts skills by my instructors, colleagues and friends. Our goal at X Martial Arts Schools is to reproduce this on a larger scale than previously available and allow thousands of everyday people to receive the benefits available through the X Martial Arts Schools Programmes"

Jay Britland

Jay Britland

Owner of X Martial Arts Schools - Ossett | 3rd Dan Shorai Black Belt | 15 x British Kickboxing Champion | 2015 WKKC World kickboxing champion

Jay also began her martial arts journey around the same time as Mr Burks, at the same martial arts school.

Jay's presence on the competition circuit was even more dominant, over her years of training Jay has won world, European and national titles in an array of disciplines.

Having taught martial arts straight out of college, Jay was the perfect instructor to own the Ossett location.

"Having picked up so much knowledge and experience on the competition circuit I'm keen to pass all of this information over to our members, whether they train for competition success, to improve focus or fitness. My passion is to help them achieve their goals"

Tom Beal

Tom Beal

Instructor and owner of X Martial Arts Schools - New Earswick/Malton | 2nd Dan Shorai Black Belt

Having being taught by Mr Burks and Mrs Britland throughout his full martial arts journey, Mr Beal understands exactly how his classes need to be taught and the professionalism required to run an X Martial Arts School.

After achieving his 1st Dan Black Belt in 2015, Tom opened up a satellite martial arts school in New Easrwick using the massively popular set of programmes and systems already established in York.

"I love teaching the professional martial arts programmes to everyday people available through X Martial Arts Schools. I currently teach at all three locations and I'm looking forward to moving the New Easrwick School in to a full time facility in the future"

Sam Watkinson

Sam Watkinson

Instructor | 2nd Dan Shorai Black Belt | 2 x 2015 WKKC World Champion

Mr Watkinson has a fantastic knowledge of martial arts despite his young age. He began his training under the watchful eye of his dad a former Thai boxing champion, and the instructors at Multi Masters Academy. In 2014 Sam joined the X Martial Arts Schools instructor and competition team and has grown from strength to strength in both! Winning two world kickboxing titles last year and becoming a full time instructor straight from college. Mr Watkinson teaches at all three locations currently and is looking forward to opening his own X Martial Arts School in the future.

Jacob Watson

Jacob Watson

Certified Instructor | 1st Dan Shorai Black Belt

Mr Watson also started his martial arts journey with Multi masters academy alongside his brother and his mum. Since joining X Martial Arts Schools Jacob has developed his martial arts skills, improved his confidence and joined our Certified Instructor Training Programme.

Mr Watson assists in classes at all three locations and does a great job!

  • We are located right next to Ossett town centre, around the corner from the police station

Ashfield House
Illingworth street

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