Our regular classes are currently closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. However, current members can attend our virtual classes.

Offering Freestyle TaeKwonDo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and our own Self Defence Systems Programme. Based in Hamble, Locks Heath & Bishops Waltham, Phoenix SMA is one of the largest martial arts schools in Southampton. With training sessions for children and adults alike, including separate, mixed and family classes.
(download timetable at the bottom of this page).

There are three different styles of martial arts available to choose from:
Freestyle TaeKwonDo (TKD) – Based of the Chung Hon Style
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) – affiliated with Paraestra UK
Self Defence Systems (SDS) – combining TKD, BJJ and other martial arts into one system.

About Us

Based in Southampton, Phoenix School of Martial Arts classes are led by Master Matt Marshall and his team of Instructors. Originally opened in 2007, soley teaching TaeKwonDo, the club became a member of the Cobra Martial Arts Association in 2008. Phoenix School of Martial Arts was founded in 2012, adding Self Defence Systems and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes. Phoenix SMA now has over 300 members.

Martial Arts Schools and Organisations that we are associated with:

Freestyle TaeKwonDo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Self Defence Systems

Phoenix SMA has three main martial arts schools located in Hampshire, where we teach Freestyle TaeKwonDo:
Locks Heath
Bishop’s Waltham

Our TaeKwonDo training sessions are available for ages 3 and above and focus on forms (patterns), sparring, basic self defence and board breaking.

Our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes are available to ages 5 to 15 at our Hamble location three times a week. Teenagers & Adults can train up to three times a week between Hamble & Bishops Waltham.

The Self Defence Systems combines techniques from our Freestyle TaeKwonDo & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu programs and several other martial arts. Created by Master Marshall in 2015, it was added to the Cobra Self Defence Register.


Our first Annual Summer Camp