Meet The Team
– Ready to Serve You!
– Founder of
Family Martial Arts
Founder of Family Martial
Arts Leadership Academies, Master Rolls has been studying martial arts
for over 20 years. He holds a 3rd degree Black Belt in Martial
Arts Concepts and has trained and holds various grades in Brazilian
Ju Jitsu, Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do, Boxing, Kickboxing, Jeet Kune Do and
Kali. Currently he is studying under the tutelage of world-renowned
self defence expert Geoff Thompson. Master Rolls is also a fully qualified
physiotherapist and has lectured all over the world. As a member of
the board of advisors for Black Belt Schools International he is a widely
respected figure in the martial arts world. After successfully growing
his martial arts schools to three locations across Merseyside with over
500 students Master Rolls devised a Leadership and Character Education
Programme that would help students make better decisions for their futures.
It is important to Master Rolls that students develop the skills to be
productive, successful individuals, become more confident and say no
to unhealthy peer pressure, giving parents peace of mind.
Mr. Chan - Chief Instructor FMA Chester
Mr Chan has been doing martial arts his whole life.
He holds a Second Degree Black Belt as well as black belts
in other styles. He is also an expert in performance XMA
(xtreme martial arts). As a well respected leader in Chester,
Mr. Chan works with many schools and local groups to pass
on his incredible teaching on Leadership and life skills. His
passion is to improve the confidence, fitness, discipline and
self defence skills of people of all ages and abilities
throughout Chester and surrounding areas.
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– Chief Instructor FMA Liverpool
Miss Shipley has been
training in martial arts for most of her life. She earned her 1st degree
black belt while she was still a teenager. When she was 16 she completed
her certification programme to become one of the youngest instructors
in the United Kingdom. Now, she is considered by her peers to be
one of the best instructors in the country. She regularly leads martial
arts and life skills programmes in local schools as well as for local
brownies, guides, cubs and scouts groups . She takes great pride in placing
an emphasis on helping her students and their families learn together.
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– Chief Instructor FMA Prescot, St Helens, Knowsley
Mr. O’Connor has had a passion for
martial arts since he was a young child. This led him through to qualifying
as a Royal Marine before turning his passion into a career as Chief
Instructor at the Prescot Academy. He is considered by his peers to
be one of the best instructors in the country and takes great pride
in placing an emphasis on helping his students and their families learn
together. He regularly leads martial arts and life skills programmes in
local schools and is the regional Anti-Bullying Consultant. His goal
is now to make a positive impact on Knowsley’s community, one Black
Belt at a time.
– Introductory Instructor FMA Prescot, St Helens, Knowsley
Mr. Matthews has studied martial arts
since he was a young child. He helps new students from all over Prescot,
St Helens, Rainhill and Knowlsey get started in their martial arts training.
His expertise is in making new students feel comfortable and guiding
them through their initial training. He takes great pride in providing
the best quality introductory sessions available anywhere in Knowsley.
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– Chief Instructor FMA Wirral
Miss Nicholson earned her Black Belt
at the age of 13 and was known as a teenager as ‘the girl who hits
like a train’! Her passion now is in teaching people from all over
the Wirral a complete martial arts, fitness and self defence system
for health, vitality and personal protection. She regularly leads martial
arts and life skills programmes in local schools and is the regional Anti-Bullying
Consultant. Her goal now is to improve the Wirral's community, one
Black Belt at a time.
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