COMBAT ACADEMY OF FINLAND - TRAINER OF CHAMPIONS
Combat Academy of Finland, established in Helsinki in 1993, specialises in martial arts, self-defence systems and combat sports We train around 1000 active students and organise about 1500 training sessions annually. So far, our Academy has had more than 45 000 training visits. Since 1993 our Academy has welcomed over 12 000 students on our 600 basic and advanced courses. Our qualified instructors, achieving great results both on a national and international scale, offer beginners and professionals the latest knowledge and teaching methods in their field. Our current gyms are in the Sörnäinen district in Helsinki and in Myyrmäki district in Vantaa. We offer a pleasant training environment for more demanding enthusiasts as well.
DIVERSE SELECTION OF COMBAT SPORTS
We offer Kick Boxing, Thai Boxing, Krav Maga, Ladythai, Fitness Boxing, Wing Tsun, Escrima, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, Circuit Training as well as Movability & Body Control Training. Our best achievements include more than 10 awards in beginner and professional World Championships and an uncountable number of medals in European, Nordic and National Championships in different combat sports. Combat Academy operates under the authority of official and recognised national and international sports federations (including Finnish Kickboxing Federation, Finnish Muay Thai Federation, Pohjolan Krav Maga Self-Defence Federation, European Krav Maga Federation (FEKM – RD) and Finnish Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.
OUR CURRENT GYMS ARE LOCATED IN THE SÖRNÄINEN DISTRICT IN HELSINKI AND IN MYYRMÄKI DISTRICT IN VANTAA
Our modern and high-class combat gyms offer a pleasant training environment for more demanding enthusiasts as well. We have tatami floors, gyms for group training and area for functional training. You can also visit our office and equipment shop as well as enjoy the latest facilities and use changing rooms in our Academy.
Sörnäisten rantatie 29
(150 m from Sörnäinen metro station)
Tel. 050 433 2353
Liesitori 1 (Isomyyri)
(50 m from train station))
Tel. 050 533 2313
The best way to start is to enrol on a basic course. If the basic course is already done, you can join the training sessions on the advanced level.
Each new person enrolling on a basic course fills in a personal information form, which you can get from our office. The form must be signed and returned to the office. Individuals under 18 years old bring the form to their guardian for signature and after that return it back to the office.
In case you start a new combat sport, you must participate in the basic course first, which lasts for about 6 weeks; training is twice per week; one training lasts for about 60-80 minutes.
You can enrol on the course by email or by visiting our office. You can get more information by phone during our working hours. It is also possible to enrol on the course during the first two weeks from the start of the course as long as there are places available.
ON THE BASIC COURSE
-we do not require great physical shape or prior experience of the combat sport of
your choice; the course is meant for beginners
– we do not require special training clothes or equipment; outfit for indoor training is
– we provide training sessions specific to the combat sport of your choice under the
supervision of our instructors
– at the end of the course, there is a level/belt test depending on the type of sports;
after passing the test, you can continue training in the group of the next level
– after passing the level/belt test you will get a diploma
MAGNETIC CARD – 10 EUR
At the beginning of training, each individual must get an access card from our office (cash deposit of 10 EUR, the deposit will be returned to you when you finish training completely and return the card to the office). The access card gives you entry to gyms in Sörnäinen and Myyrmäki. The card has to be swiped before every training session; after swiping the card,an automatic receipt is printed out. This receipt has to be given to the instructor at the beginning of training. You cannot participate in the training without the receipt.
AFTER THE BASIC COURSE
Training in advanced courses is organised in groups of different levels under the supervision of our instructors. Monthly payment (1 month, 8 months, 14 months, 24 months) gives you the right to participate in all training of your level in both of our gyms in the types of combat sports, in which you have gone through the basic course either in our Academy or somewhere else.
TRAINING CLOTHES AND EQUIPMENT IN ADVANCED COURSES
In case you continue training with us after the basic course, we require each individual to acquire training outfit specific to the combat sport of your choice. For the training to be a pleasant experience, we also encourage you to acquire special equipment (e.g. gloves, shin guards) specific to the combat sport of your choice.