Our Frequently Asked Questions
Need to know if I'll get fit
Yes, you will get fit from our program and through our training, provided you train regularly and train hard. When training at Meiji Kickboxing and undergoing our program, it is essential to push yourself to your limits. More than anything, however, you will have fun with our training program, while acquiring life skills like being able to defend yourself. And you get fitness as an automatic bonus.
Need to know if I'll get hurt
Martial Arts is known to be a contact sport, so health and safety at the dojo are particularly important to us. Our policy is to give every member a sense of safety and security. We provide an environment for students to work out and develop their martial arts in a safe and controlled environment. The Meiji team are world- class, full-time professionals who are fully insured, licensed, DBS- checked and qualified in first aid. Our instructors deliver a diverse experience full of fun, under control, where no one is harmed. Meiji Kickboxing is for everyone, at all levels, age, and fitness.
Need to know if I have to be fit already when joining Meiji Kickboxing
We welcome people of all levels, age, and fitness to our classes. Our Instructors are trained to assess each individual, understand their level of fitness and ensure the program is paced appropriately.
Need to know if there are Changing Rooms, Showers and Toilets available
Yes, there are dedicated changing rooms and toilets for our members.
Need to know what's expected of me / What I should bring to my first free-trial class
You should arrive at the dojo 15 minutes before your class time. Your instructor will meet and greet you, give you a tour of the facilities, and get you comfortable and ready for when the class begins.
When coming to your first free-trial class, it is important that you bring:
• Loose Clothing – so you can kick, punch, and move around in the class (the dojo will provide boots and gloves for your first session)
• A bottle of water and a towel
Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for their first session.
Need to know the cost of training at Meiji Kickboxing
You can find our full membership options here:
Henrietta Barnett School Dojo Membership
St. John's Wood Dojo Membership
At the end of your free-trial class, we will go through all the different options available. This gives you the opportunity to assess what we offer, and decide if the training program is for you!