KB News

15/07/2024

KB CAMARADERIE

Camaraderie isn’t just a buzzword, it’s at the very heart of our martial arts school. At KB Fitness, our ethos revolves around more th...

01/07/2024

EVERYTHING IS KUNG FU

At KB Fitness, the essence of Kung Fu transcends mere physical movement. For us, it permeates every aspect of our lives, from simple everyda...

26/06/2024

PERSONALISED GUIDANCE

KB Fitness, a cornerstone of the martial arts community in London, is proud to celebrate its continued legacy of excellence. As we reflect o...

15/06/2024

KB SELF-DISCOVERY

At KB Fitness, our mission extends far beyond just teaching KB Kickboxing, KB Self Defence and KB Kung Fu techniques. We are dedic...

01/06/2024

FLOW STATE

In the bustling world of today, where multitasking has become the norm, finding moments of pure concentration and focus can be a rarity. How...

25/05/2024

KB RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Chief Instructor Kelly KB recently shared her thoughts on achieving success in martial arts, blending personal wisdom with the guiding princ...

15/05/2024

DYNAMIC CARDIO

Looking to spice up your fitness routine? KB Fitness has the solution with our revolutionary 5-minute cardio kickboxing class, blending...

01/05/2024

KB FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Over the years, Chief Instructor Kelly Bunyan (KB) has shared her wisdom with KB members in the form of the KB monthly newsletter, which is ...

23/04/2024

FITNESS FOR OVER 50S

At KB Fitness, we take pride in witnessing the transformation experienced by older adults who embrace martial arts training. Specialising in...

15/04/2024

KB ELITE SQUAD

KB Fitness members who have achieved both the KB Kickboxing Black Belt and KB Kung Fu Black Sash are part of the ‘KB Elite Squad’. These ded...

01/04/2024

KB BELTS GALORE!

Chief Instructor Kelly Bunyan (KB) recently organised a KB Kickboxing White Belt Grading social like no other. Breaking away from tradition,...

21/03/2024

Why Grade?

It’s often said that there is nothing so satisfying as aiming for a goal and achieving it.It has been an exciting few weeks at KB Fitne...

15/03/2024

KB Benefits

Our social media post from 8th January shows an image of two KB members, Nick Viljoen and Adam Goulding, smiling mid-conversation,...

01/03/2024

Unbreakable Loyalty

In today’s world, human beings can have virtually anything they want at the push of a button. Various retailers make their goods available t...

15/02/2024

KB Connection

Training in the martial arts goes beyond simply learning a sequence of movements in the dojo, or a weekly workout. It involves strengthening...

01/02/2024

KB Monthly Inspirations

KB Fitness provides exclusive content to its members, so that they can make the most of their KB membership and feel supported in their mart...

23/01/2024

KB Sanctuary

“Our journey together goes far beyond physical combat training; our martial arts academy is a sanctuary for self-discovery, personal g...

15/01/2024

FLUENT IN KB

Training in the martial arts at KB Fitness gives KB members access to three fighting disciplines: points style fighting (used in KB Kickboxi...

01/01/2024

KB RESOLUTIONS

“Life is short”, many people like to say. “Live life to the fullest”, is another popular saying.How many times have you made New Year’s Reso...

12/12/2023

KB GRADING ENERGY

Last Sunday, KB Fitness held another successful KB Kickboxing Grading in London. Now in its 25th year, the school has held many Gr...

08/12/2023

KB SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY

KB Fitness is a martial arts school like no other. It is a place where KB members make long lasting friendships, overcome challenges, and su...

01/12/2023

KB GRATITUDE

“Thank you for class, Dee – it was super. Training is good for the soul. It makes me smile, relax, breathe and lets me be me. Thanks, Kelly,...

23/11/2023

SPARRING THRILL

Martial arts training has many different aspects, and different methods of delivering the traditional teachings that are passed down from ma...

15/11/2023

NEVER DOUBT YOURSELF

Martial arts training requires focus, resilience, discipline and patience. Progression takes time, and can at times be challenging.In a worl...

01/11/2023

KB HAS MADE ME

Inspired by one of our YouTube videos, KB members shared what they have gained from their KB Fitness training by completing the sentence&nbs...

15/10/2023

EMBRACING POSITIVITY

The phrase ‘glass half full vs glass half empty’ is often used to describe one’s attitude towards life. While both perspectives are va...

01/10/2023

WHY DO KB MEMBERS TRAIN?

KB members join KB’s London martial arts classes for different reasons, and at different points in their lives. Having students from differe...

22/09/2023

NEW WHITE BELTS

This past Tuesday, 19th September 2023, KB Fitness held the first KB Kickboxing White Belt Grading.KB Grading days are always very emotional...

15/09/2023

WHITE BELT BUZZ

It’s a very exciting moment in KB history as we are a few days away from holding our first KB Kickboxing White Belt Grading.The KB...

01/09/2023

POSITIVE AFFIRMATION

An instructor’s job is to bring out the best in their students. This is true for any kind of instruction, be it in a classroom, a workplace,...

21/08/2023

DETERMINED TO SOAR

After 24 years of existence, KB Fitness still successfully helps Londoners to fight for and achieve their goals.Some people might wonder wha...

15/08/2023

THE PERFECT TIME IS NOW

“The perfect time is now!”, “Just start!”How many times have you searched online for “Kickboxing classes near me”, found the KB Fitness webs...

01/08/2023

KB WAY OF LIFE

Those who choose to train in the martial arts will often say that martial arts is a way of life. This is the case for many KB members, who h...

24/07/2023

SPIRIT OF HUMILITY

This past June, KB Fitness had a momentous occasion – the KB Kickboxing grading of 3 Black standard students. This event signifies the embod...

15/07/2023

ADAPTABLE CLASSES

Injuries are common in the world of sports. Training intensely, often with repetitive as well as explosive movements, is obviously more chal...

01/07/2023

KB CHALLENGES

Challenges are a natural part of a martial artist’s life. Some would even say that challenges are what makes the journey interesting. As the...

23/06/2023

SOCIAL ANXIETY

In the UK, over 8 million people will be living with an anxiety disorder at any one time (Mind Health UK). While not all who suffer from an ...

14/06/2023

KB GRADING FIRE

“KB Sundays are always fantastic but no two are the same, there are always special moments and surprises,” said Jess Baker, KB Senior Instru...

01/06/2023

NEW PATH

A fact well known to those who practise martial arts is “when you reach your destination, you find the start of a new path.”Whether you are ...

23/05/2023

INVESTED IN TRAINING

In order to encourage KB members to be fully engaged with their training, KB Fitness checks in with each student regularly, as wel...

15/05/2023

EVERYONE IS A WINNER

KB’s Corporate Self Defence classes have gone global. Check out this video that shows Specialist Freight Networks’ team building s...

01/05/2023

GRADING GOALS

There are many different reasons to start training in the martial arts: to get fitter, increase confidence, develop discipline, have fun, me...

24/04/2023

PRACTISING THE BASICS

KB members engaged in a lively discussion in the KB WhatsApp group last week.The idea posed was: “one doesn’t attain mastery in the martial ...

15/04/2023

KB HUMOUR

KB Fitness’ Chief Instructor Kelly KB has created a modernised version of martial arts classes at her school in Central London. In passing d...

01/04/2023

EXPANSION DELIGHT

KB Fitness’ Chief Instructor Kelly KB posted an announcement on KB Fitness’ WhatsApp group on Monday 27th March: “I am DELIGHTED to announce...

22/03/2023

EVERYONE WAS A BEGINNER

What is it like to step into a martial arts dojo for the first time? Many people are fascinated by martial arts and are keen to try, but end...

15/03/2023

GRADING TRAINING PLANS

How does the grading system work? How much do I have to train to get a belt? How committed do I have to be? How fit do I have to be?These ar...

01/03/2023

GRADING ELATION

“Another KB Kung Fu grading slam-dunked. Well done to all involved. A wonderful night,” said Chief Instructor Kelly KB in the school’s Whats...

24/02/2023

INNER STRENGTH

“Strength is often discovered while doing what you thought you couldn’t do.”KB Fitness posted this quote in the school’s WhatsApp group...

15/02/2023

KB TOURNAMENT LEAGUE

The KB Kickboxing Tournament League started with a bang on Tuesday 24th January.In a show of mastery, Lead Referee and Chief Instructor Kell...

01/02/2023

GRADING WRITTEN TEST

What does it mean to be a KB Black Belt?It’s a question that many KB Fitness members think about, especially as they approach their 6th ...

24/01/2023

JUST START

KB Fitness is entering another year in its History – this time the 24th.“Next year KB will have existed for a quarter of a ...

15/01/2023

CHOICES AND IMPACT

Life is full of choices, and sometimes we have no idea what a far-reaching impact our choices will have on others.In 1985, an eleven-year-ol...

05/01/2023

NEW YEAR, NEW GOALS

As a new year begins, it’s common for people to set goals and make ‘new year’s resolutions’. Many people enjoy having objectives in mind, an...

23/12/2022

KB SUNDAY

KB Fitness members showed grit, determination and fire on a highly successful KB Kickboxing Grading Day on 18th December 2022.KB Fitness’ me...

15/12/2022

A FANTASTIC 2022

As another year draws to a close, Chief Instructor Kelly KB reflects on 2022. “The first thing to note is that in the absence of gover...

01/12/2022

KB YOUTUBE CHANNEL

In addition to exhilarating London Kickboxing and Self Defence classes where members build confidence and learn martial arts, KB Fitness pro...

25/11/2022

SURGE IN CRIME

Crimerate.co.uk reports that violent crime is on the rise in London, with anti-social behaviour, and violence and sexual offences on the inc...

15/11/2022

POSITIVE IMPACT

Lives were changed last week at the most anticipated London Kickboxing class of the year.“Martial arts is a gift,” said Kevin Brewerton (als...

01/11/2022

SPARRING PASSION

Convincing potential members of the safe ethos Chief Instructor Kelly Bunyan instilled in her school is an ongoing challenge. It’s no ...

24/10/2022

KB LEGACY

How many times in your life have you had the chance to be taught by a World Champion?For most people reading this article, the answer would ...

14/10/2022

BEFORE, DURING & AFTER

For people who spend most of their time punching and kicking one another at London Kickboxing classes, KB Fitness members are very supportiv...

01/10/2022

TUESDAY BLUES

In anticipation of December’s KB London Kickboxing Grading, Chief Instructor Kelly KB welcomed the newest generation of soon-to-be Blue Belt...

22/09/2022

SOURCE OF ENERGY

KB Fitness members find their energy source at KB Fitness’ London Kickboxing classes. Working or studying full-time can be draining and stre...

13/09/2022

KB TOURNAMENTS

“Touch gloves. Fight!,” says Chief Instructor and Lead Referee Kelly KB at the start of each tournament match. If you are curious about what...

01/09/2022

GLOBAL KB

In its 23 years of existence, KB Fitness has transformed the lives of over 8,000 people.Then the pandemic hit. A martial arts school that wa...

15/08/2022

POWER OF THE KI-AI

Upon the first time walking into the KB Fitness dojo in central London, one may think : “How peculiar to walk into a room where people are p...

01/08/2022

BLACK BELT CORNER

“Black Belts, to the corner!” calls Chief Instructor, Kelly (KB), at the start of her kickboxing class. Black Belt corner is a spot where mo...

21/07/2022

WHAT A SCORCHER!

There’s nothing they can’t weather. Pun intended. KB Fitness members spent the hottest night of the year training in the hottest London Kick...

14/07/2022

SPARRING JOY

As we head into the second half of the year, the KB Fitness dojo is buzzing. The teaching team are thoroughly enjoying helping all KB member...

08/07/2022

SAFE HAVEN

It is disgraceful that in 2022 people are still subjected to racism and prejudice. Sera Singh, one of KB Fitness’ members, suffered verbal a...

01/07/2022

BEST MARTIAL ART?

People often ask what is the best martial art. Some instructors will proudly tell you that their style is best. Kelly Bunyan (KB), Chief Ins...

22/06/2022

EMPLOYEE WELLBEING

KB Fitness Helps Business Improve Employee Wellbeing with Self Defence Training.Fitness studio KB Fitness is showing businesses the benefits...

15/06/2022

GRADERS’ DELIGHT

Another slam dunk! KB Kickboxing Graders set a goal and achieved it on KB Sunday. So many new kickboxing class beginners, bored of the same ...

09/06/2022

CORPORATE TEAM BUILDING

With world events and the stress of rising living costs weighing down on people’s shoulders, the office environment can become gloomy ...

01/06/2022

KICK ANXIETY

Strategies for Overcoming Exercise AnxietyRegular exercise can reduce anxiety by 20%, reports a study published in the Archives of Internal ...

23/05/2022

KNIFE DEFENCE

The possibility of suffering any kind of attack is a huge concern nowadays. Adding into the mix the likelihood of the attacker being armed w...

11/05/2022

NEXT GENERATION

With almost a quarter of a century’s history, many students and instructors have been part of KB Fitness’ journey, teaching Kickboxing...

03/05/2022

#KBFORLIFE

It is common to ask someone why they joined our martial arts school in London. The answers will be varied: fitness, discipline, confidence, ...

20/04/2022

KB HEALING

The healing nature of training in the martial arts is often overlooked. Keeping fit and having fun seem to be the main motivators for signin...

11/04/2022

CORRIDOR TRAINING

“Swish, swish” go the colourful KB Kung Fu sashes in the corridor. When there is passion and addiction to train, a martial artist will train...

04/04/2022

FIRST TUESDAY

The energy at KB Fitness’ Central London dojo was buzzing last Tuesday as the school’s higher grades welcomed the KB Blue Belts-to-be to our...

01/04/2022

ESCAPISM

Training in a martial arts school such as KB Fitness provides a safe haven from the pressures of life. It is a gift to be able to enter an e...

15/03/2022

CAPTURING THE MOMENT

Over the years there have been many special moments at KB Fitness. Tournaments, gradings, class live feeds, end of year celebrations, and co...

08/03/2022

MY LONDON: ONE YEAR ON

One year after the terrible murder of Sarah Everard, My London talked to KB Fitness’ Senior Instructor, Dee Terret, and a few of KB Fitness’...

01/03/2022

CUPO FAMILY

The ‘Cupo Family’ are so enamoured with KB Fitness that practically the whole family joined! Training alongside one another on a...

23/02/2022

GET ON THE ICE!

During the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, figure skating was the third most popular sport on UK TV. You might be more likely to associate ice sk...

16/02/2022

FASHION WEEK

It’s KB Fitness Fashion Week. You may be thinking, how is it that a martial arts school in London could have anything to do with fashion? We...

01/02/2022

KB SHOTS

KB members work hard. They are committed to their training and know what is required for them to reach the next level. They are enthusiastic...

17/01/2022

RARING TO GO

KB Members returned to classes last week, full of fire, ready to rid themselves of the extra holiday calories and achieve amazing goals in 2...

10/01/2022

2022 DOJO ENERGY

Nothing can tear us apart or abate KB members’ excitement about training together in KB Fitness’ Central London dojos.“Morning all! I’...

01/01/2022

IMPORTANCE OF FITNESS

It is no secret, exercise is super important for both our mental and physical health. Leading a sedentary life is nothing short of reckless....

10/12/2021

NEW TO SPARRING

Several new KB members started sparring at our Kickboxing classes in London last month. One of them, Nick, recently shared his thoughts rega...

01/12/2021

COMPETITION APPEAL

The thought of punching or kicking somebody to score a point is admittedly, quite ominous! During our martial arts school’s rich 22+ y...

15/11/2021

DISABLED SAFETY

Self Defence can be hugely beneficial for people living with disability. Generally speaking, British society cares and looks after disabled ...

09/11/2021

FOOD FOR THE SOUL

This grading day photo captures so much – the joy and elation to be experienced after years of dedication and commitment. So much more...

01/11/2021

WAITROSE

Brands such as Waitrose are recognising the importance of introducing the concept of learning self-defence to their customers. As a direct r...

20/10/2021

KB EXPANSION

Londoners all seem to agree – KB Fitness has got it going on! Offering Kickboxing classes in London, along with self-defence classes a...

14/10/2021

NEVERFULLYDRESSED

Sensing the uneasiness amongst their million-strong following, Neverfullydressed reached out to KB Fitness, asking for an introduction to se...

09/10/2021

HIGHLY BENEFICIAL

There are many ‘unhealthy’ ways to relieve stress, so it’s good to invest in Kickboxing classes in order to balance those ...

01/10/2021

DOJO ON FIRE!

The KB Fitness dojo was on fire this week! Our KB Members’ combined energy in our KB Kickboxing classes, KB Self Defence classes and KB Kung...

18/09/2021

EXCELLENCE

“We must strive for excellence!” are words that Chief Instructor Kelly Bunyan periodically roars at the front of her Kickboxing dojo. Consid...

08/09/2021

KB LINEAGE

Lineage is often referenced in the martial arts. Some would go so far as to say that a martial arts school which fails to reference their li...

01/09/2021

GRADING JOY

Gradings engender an effluence of emotions and gratitude. It is during a grading at KB Fitness that the spiritual KB connection is most palp...

18/08/2021

BACK TO THE PUB

Throughout the lockdowns, KB Fitness held socials online, to maintain the familial bond that our London Kickboxing school is renowned for. A...

11/08/2021

TOURNAMENT FUN

The drought is over! After 17+ months without any sparring, let alone a competition, we held our first kickboxing tournament last night and ...

07/08/2021

PAD SMACKAGE!

Everyone at KB Fitness is excited to be at our London kickboxing classes next week as we’ll finally be reunited with the focus mitts! ...

01/08/2021

KB FIGHTS BACK

KB Fitness in London, along with most other companies in the fitness industry, has just been through several rounds with government policy. ...

22/07/2021

SPARRING RETURNS

After such a long time, we were ecstatic to be able to return to sparring this week in our London martial arts school! WHAT A TREAT to be ab...

15/07/2021

TEAM FIGHTING!

You wouldn’t think that punching and kicking your team members would help you bond with them would you?! It simply sounds too ominous. Remar...

08/07/2021

NON-CONFRONTATIONAL

Martial arts training changes your life on a spiritual level. It makes you more disciplined for sure, but humility comes from our hearts; hu...

01/07/2021

ALL WALKS OF LIFE

It is a common misconception that training in a martial arts school is for macho types.Many of our members revealed that they thought the sa...

22/06/2021

SELF-DEFENCE IS BACK!

The lockdowns got in the way of our usual self-defence classes in London. However, now that we are able to do pad work again, we are delight...

15/06/2021

2 NEW BLACK BELTS!

The June grading, true to form, did not disappoint. KB Sunday is renowned at KB Fitness for being a day full of emotion. It’s when our...

09/06/2021

NOT A TYPICAL WORKOUT

Quite true, training at KB Fitness is far from a typical fitness workout. Instead, there are kicks, punches, blocks, smiles, footwork, staff...

03/06/2021

READY TO TRY FOR FREE?

‘Trying before buying’ has become increasingly common in our world. At KB Fitness, we realise this and have consequently made th...

30/05/2021

BE A MARTIAL ARTIST

Not everybody has a martial artist within them, but unless you give a free class a go, you might not ever know if you do. So many people ...

21/05/2021

ALL-FEMALE KB TEAM

With 22 years under its metaphorical belt, KB Fitness’ all-female teaching team has taught well over 8000 members! Over the years, a v...

15/05/2021

THE SECOND COMEBACK!

For a second time, IT IS TIME TO RETURN TO OUR LONDON KICKBOXING DOJO!!!! The excitement is literally off the scale. Particularly as we are ...

13/05/2021

END OF AN ERA

“This moment marks the end of an era”, wrote Chief Instructor, Kelly Bunyan, at the end of her last online-only Kickboxing class and K...

09/05/2021

KICK YOURSELF FIT

At class recently, our members were drilling 10 kicks to every call – that is a tremendous amounts of kicks in one session. Every...

01/05/2021

SOON-TO-BE BLACK BELTS

Our next grading is just 6 weeks away. That might sound like a while, but for the two KB members hoping to take the coveted Black Belt, it i...

27/04/2021

SELF-DEFENCE ADVICE NEEDED

Recently, when out shopping, one of our members, Ryan, found himself at the scene of a robbery. Thankfully, he was not the victim. H...

23/04/2021

BOB MAKES A COMEBACK!

This week, KB members were reunited with Bob!  Bob is a valued member of our school. He does not pay us a visit very often, but he c...

13/04/2021

SUSHIL’S FUNDRAISING

This week, KB members have come together to support Sushil, one of our newer members, in her fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Research UK.Sushil p...

12/03/2021

KB FAMILY

It is KB Fitness’s owner and Chief Instructor’s view that there is a sense of family at KB Fitness. More importantly, our member...

03/03/2021

DEDICATED INSTRUCTORS

What with lockdowns stopping people gathering, the vast majority of instructors in the fitness industry transferred their skill to the virtu...

18/02/2021

KB KUNG FU GRADING

Locked down or not, the grading journey continues at KB Fitness. We have two grading systems: KB Kung Fu and KB Kickboxing, holding 2 gradin...

08/02/2021

KB PASSION & FIRE!

Being fired up about something can be both a negative and positive experience. At KB Fitness, it is all about the positive aspect. Our Ch...

01/02/2021

KB VIRTUAL SOCIAL

Last night, we gathered for a KB Zoom Social.  KB Fitness has always had a rich social scene running alongside our martial arts trainin...

13/01/2021

MOPS, TWIGS & SWORDS!

Last night, our members were using all kinds of items to participate in their martial arts classes. At KB Fitness, we offer classes in th...

04/01/2021

NEW KB YEAR

Well, despite the third lockdown in London, we head into 2021, with the usual enthusiasm and positivity – the school’s WhatsApp ...

14/12/2020

GRADING IN PERSON

What a treat! After multiple online gradings in 2020, it was an absolute joy to be able to gather in the dojo in person, for December’...

07/12/2020

CHECK OUT OUR DOJO

We’re back in our dojo after the 2nd lockdown. Hoorah! The safety of our members and teaching team is of paramount importance. As a re...

21/11/2020

KB HISTORY IN THE MAKING

2020 has presented KB Chief Instructor, Kelly Bunyan, with plenty of new challenges. From finding the best way to teach online, then working...

04/11/2020

AU REVOIR KB DOJO

Naturally, we were disappointed to learn that the UK is set to head into a 2nd lockdown. Despite our disappointment, we were determined to e...

20/10/2020

NEW SPARRING TUTORIAL

KB Chief Instructor, Kelly Bunyan, started training in the martial arts in 1985. Partner work has always been integral to the the training r...

07/10/2020

KB FITNESS WHATSAPP CHAT

Our Members love to share their feelings after class in the school’s WhatsApp group. People from all over the world, in the USA, Germa...

29/09/2020

NEW CLASS TIMES

Due to popular demand, we are expanding our weekly schedule. Starting back tentatively in August with 4 classes, we’ve since introduced a...

22/09/2020

NEW KB WEBSITE

Considering we’ve been established since 1999, this isn’t the first time we’ve launched a new website. With changing technology and desig...

01/09/2020

VIRTUAL TOURNAMENT

Yes, you read it right, a ‘virtual’ tournament! By that, we mean that the event was COVID-19 guidance compliant and no contact was made at a...

25/08/2020

BACK TO THE DOJO

After 5.5 months of training online without physical classes, we are delighted to announce that we’re running group classes again. H O O R A...

23/08/2020

FIRST GROUP CLASS!

To reward our loyal members who have stayed with us throughout this challenging time, we gifted them a free training session, followed by a ...