Gurmare is chief instructor and founder of Tigerstyle Sports Karate and has been studying martial arts for over 25 years. Starting out at a traditional karate club and gaining his 1st dan black belt, he then moved over to freestyle/sports karate where he also gained a black belt. Gurmare represents Tigerstyle at national and international competitions. He also represents Great Britain and England at World Championships being a multi British and World Champion for his weight division in both continuous and points fighting.
Gurmare has continued to develop whilst running his club Tigerstyle and is now a 4th Dan black belt.
Meet The Instructors
Meg joined the club 2 years ago and regularly helps out with the kids’ and ladies’ classes. She recently joined the fight squad at the beginning of 2019 and is also our club photographer. Meg is great at helping students with their line work so ask her for advice on your technique.
Nick has been training with the club for over 3 years and puts in a lot of extra time helping out with classes and tournaments. He’s extremely approachable and always happy to help when it comes to improving your sparring and pad work technique. So if you’re looking for advice on how to improve your sparring skills, ask Nick for help.
Leroy has joined the Tigerstyle Family in 2022, running our boxing classes, he’s been coaching boxing since 2010 also Co ran powerhouse boxing. He also holds a 3rd Dan black belt in TAGB/ITF taekwondo and was formally a pro MMA fighter.
Nick was a British army champion boxer. German inter forces boxing champion. Ex Army PT Instructor. Qualified boxing referee. 4th Dan Black belt in Taekwondo. Has over 40 years of sports combat coaching.
joined the club in 2016, Zach loves the technical side of martial arts as well as competing he is always on hand to help anyone you wants/ needs it. Zach Gained his 1st Dan in 2020 and still continues to work as hard as ever.
Our Junior Instructors
You’ll see our junior instructors at our kids’ classes and little tigers’ classes and also at all the school clubs we run. If they could help with the ladies’ and adults’ classes too I’m sure they would!
If you’re not sure what you’re doing when you’re in class – ask them!