Martial arts and Self-defence classes to suit all ages and abilities. 

At RAPTR we teach a range of Mixed Martial Arts and Self-defence through Jeet Kune Do: including MMA, Ju-jitsu, Taekwondo, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Grappling arts and the Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) of Kali/Escrima/Arnis. We offer classes for children, families and adults focusing on fitness, skills, effective self-defence, anti-abuse and anti-bullying . For adults we offer a complete system for training, self-defence and competitive fighting. Our classes are located in Belfast, Holywood and Bangor.




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RAPTR is really excited that Carl Jackson, one of Bob Breen's Blackbelts and resident Escrima Instructor will be coming to Belfast on April 27th, this will be his first ever Seminar in NI! This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a top martial artist in Jeet Kune Do (JKD), and move your martial arts training forward. Regardless of which style of martial art you practice, this seminar will improve your skills through the next stage of JKD evolution. Carl Jackson has trained in JKD with Guro Bob Breen for the last 20 years, 14 at Black Belt level. He holds Associate Level 3 Instructorship under Bob Breen, Associate Level 2 Instructorships in Jun Fan Gung Fu and FMA under Guro Dan Inosanto. Senior Associate Instructor in Jun Fan and FMA and Blackbelt in CFS Kickboxing under David Onuma. Level 1 Instructor under MKG (Minnesota Kali Group)/ Rick Faye.

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Carl has trained and competed across the world. He is 15 x British Champion, 2 x European Champion and holds at least 5 World SIlvers in Full Contact stick fighting under WEKAF and GSBA. He is also Brown sash in Wing Chun Kung Fu, spent 5 years training Capoeira Angola with Kabula group and has competed nationally in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Carl will be tracing JKD back to its roots in Bruce Lee’s original Jun Fan Gung Fu plus a range of skills and techniques from Filipino Kali. This Seminar is suitable for all adults and cadets whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced martial artist.

For more information and cost see email us at or contact Mark on 07871103163.





RAPTR is very proud that Kirstin Brockbank is the new Global Stick and Blade Alliance (GSBA) Junior World Champion. Kirstin recently took gold in Lisbon at the World Championships in Kali(Stick Fighting)in a very tough competition. Mark was a very proud father and coach! For more videos about Kirstin's amazing achievement visit our blog.


IRE/N.IRE GSBA team members-from left: Ralph Richardson-Junior Silver Medalist, Hazel Brockbank-Veteran Female Silver and Bronze Medalist, Kirstin Brockbank-Gold Medalist, Matthew Perkins-Coach, and Mark Brockbank - IRE/N.IRE GSBA Director and Head Coach.



Phil joined the Dundonald Class in November. Here's what he said:

Friendly environment and a brilliant place to learn martial arts for all ages. Superb coaches, very knowledgeable. A fun class and a great workout too!

No matter what your skill set or starting point RAPTR can be part of your Martial Arts journey!



Mother and daughter Ruth and Gracie joined the Dundonald class in November. Here's what Ruth said:
Mark & Sarah are amazing teachers! Gracie has never been able to stay at any clubs before now, she's a wee anxious soul and would never let me leave! The family class is the perfect solution for us and Gracie has gained so much confidence! She looks forward to it every week.

No matter what your skill set or starting point RAPTR can be part of your Martial Arts journey!



Father and son Stephen and Harrison joined RAPTR in December 2017. Stephen won the Facebook competition for 3 weeks free training for his family. Hers what Stephen said:

A great club where your whole family can train together and learn new skills. And my son Harrison really enjoys the chance to hit his Dad!



RAPTR REAL Self-Defence Course with 7th Bangor GB.


Class Times

Holywood Queen's Leisure Complex

Tuesday 6.00-7.00pm RAPTR Pack (Family and Children 4+)

Tuesday 7.00-8.30pm Fight System 16+ and Adult Self-Defence

Tuesday 7.30-8.30pm Savate and Kickboxing

Dundonald Enler Centre

Wednesday 6.00-7.00pm RAPTR Pack (Family and Children 4+)

Wednesday 7.00-8.30pm Fight System 16+ and Adult Self-Defence

Wednesday 7.30-8.30pm Savate and Kickboxing

Bangor Aurora

Thursday 7.00-8.00pm RAPTR Pack(Family and Children 4+)

Thursday 7.00-9.00pm Fight System 16+ and Adult Self-Defence

Thursday 8.00-9.00pm Savate and Kickboxing

Sunday 12.00-1.00pm ITF Taekwondo and Kickboxing ( Age 4+)

Sunday 1.00-2.00pm Full Contact Kali

Sunday 2.00-3.00pm Full Contact Kali, GSBA IRE/N.IRE Squad only



Find out more about the Martial Arts we offer and the techniques we use to train you. Suitable for beginners.

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