Children’s parties

We are pleased to announce that Activ8 are launching a new venture - Children’s birthday parties! They can be ‘mutant ninja turtle’, ‘samurai’, ‘ninja’, or even Japanese themed complete with use of all our martial arts equipment which includes nun chucks, turtle suits, punch pads, mats for doing moves or randori, arts & crafts and much more fun. We charge £10 per child if a venue is provided. If you would like us to find you a suitable venue then we can quote you a price to include this. We also have menu's for party food Contact your class sensei if you are interested

January 1, 2016

Activ8 Spain Activ8 have a retreat in La Zarza, Spain. Which is approximately 45 minutes from Alicante airport. This is an ideal location to unwind as a couple or a family. The retreat aims to leave you feeling refreshed and energized, situated in a beautiful location on Eagle Mountain with stunning views, you are able to customize your retreat to meet your personal needs whether that be reducing stress with yoga, tai-chi, meditation or building fitness with martial arts, hiking or swimming in our beautiful pool. Please visit our website for more informati


Holiday clubs

October Holidays dates TBC

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Activ8 are now hiring

We are looking for new instructors/assistants and helpers to work part-time with us. All candidates must be confident and have well adapted communication skills to be able to engage with children and adults. Full ongoing training will be given. A vehicle can be provided for the right applicant. Please speak to your class sensei or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Would you like to be a parent helper at a class near you. Full training would be given. Your help would be greatly appreciated in helping to tie belts, show basic moves etc. Please speak to your class sensei.

Self Defence Workshops

Do you, your colleagues, workplace or organization feel vulnerable when dealing with the general public or, have you found yourself in a situation where you felt threatened by verbal or physical abuse?

Activ8 Self Defence can provide workshops which can help you diffuse threatening situations, build confidence, deal with situations whether sitting or standing. These self defence workshops will show you moves to be able to defend yourself, be able to use verbal and non verbal body language and recognise potential threats.

Example : We recently held a Self Defence Workshop for 2 hours at a Dental Practice at Fleetwood and feedback was positive that we had made it a fun and practical class for all involved in showing basic effective & life saving moves. This can be found on our Facebook page

These workshops are suitable for nurses, dental practitioner, taxi firms, nursing home staff, PCSO's doctors surgeries, licensee's and staff

If you are interested we are able to do half day and full day courses, full weeks and courses held over 6 or 12 weeks to suit your individual needs. Our instructors have years of knowledge and experience in different martial arts and we have incorporated them in the Activ8 Self Defence System. We also have instructors who will take workshops for those wanting to deal with Domestic Abuse. If you are interested please contact Sensei Gillian on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tel: 07751616788 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on Tel: 07939400333

Adult Classes

We are currently running adult classes at St. Annes on Friday nights at The Parish Rooms, Oxford Road, St Annes FY8 2EA. Friday 5.45pm to 7.00pm.

Activ8 Classes near you


LONGRIDGE - Tuesdays

Civic Hall. Juniors 6.00pm - 7.30pm/ Seniors 6.00pm to 7.30pm

HESKETH BANK - Thursdays

Hesketh Bank Village Hall, Station Road, Hesketh Bank PR4 6SR. Juniors 6pm - 7.30pm

ST ANNES - Friday

The Parish Rooms, Oxford Road, St. Annes FY8 2EA. Juniors 5.45pm - 6.45pm. Seniors 6pm - 7.30pm












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Domestic Violence

Learn practical self defence techniques to help stop violent abuse. You will learn to de-escalate domesticviolencenegative situations whilst being able to defend yourself from a violent partner/family member.