Private Tuition

Personal Training and Private Tuition Available at the Combat Arena The coaches available to you at the Combat Arena are the best available. Dave Owen has over 50 years experience of martial arts, and is multiple time world champion, coach to the special forces and qualified boxing corner. Gareth Hogg is the best boxer to have come from the South West and has spent time refining his skills sparring with many world and British champions. However, aside from their personal…



Karate at the Combat Arena “Being a true martial artist isn’t about the colour of your belt, or how many fights or titles you have; it’s a way of life, a code and an order, structure and discipline in everything you do.” Dave Owen I have been instructing Shotkhan Karate for over 35 years, and in that time I have worked with thousands of students. I have seen just how powerful a tool karate can be in people’s lives, what…



Adult and Junior Boxing Services from the Combat Arena “You don’t have to want to be a fighter to join my club, boxing is just a great way to get fit and find out about yourself, build your inner strength and determination, confidence and state of mind”. Gareth Hogg I have been boxing for many years, both amateur and professional, and crossed paths with World Champions like Joe Calzaghe, Clinton Woods, plus countless British and European Champions. Aside from what…

Welcome to combat arena 2

“The skills and techniques I will teach you are those I have learnt over 50 years life long commitment to martial arts and their basic principles. My life has been shaped for the better through the discipline and control martial arts has taught me. I want to pass these skills onto students who want to be the best they can be. You don’t have to want to be a cage fighter to come and train with me. Women, men, children, and ages, are welcome to come and learn with me.”

Dave Owen