Look Up, Get Up, Never Give Up.... Anything is possible!

Get fit. Stay healthy. Feel amazing. Do it all at EHMAA. Our facility and fully-equipped training area offer a one-of-a-kind experience in a comfortable, personal and professional atmosphere. Browse our site to learn more.



About us: 

Emil Herzberg Martial Arts Academy (EHMAA) is a Kickboxing & Freestyle Karate Academy based in Hednesford, Staffordshire, which operate from The Aquarius, Hednesford, and was founded by Emil Herzberg in January 2013. 


The club it's self has been well established here since September 2006. 


Emil runs the academy with coach Simon Manifold. 

Both Emil & Simon have trained in martial arts (Freestyle Karate & Kickboxing) and have 25+ years experience each to their names. 


EHMAA have an amazing team of professional instructors and volunteers who are DBS checked, NAKMAS safe kids accredited, first aid trained, and with many years training experience in Martial arts and have great knowledge to pass on to all of our students, and are all here to help you achieve your own personal goals, whether that be to build your self confidence, enhance your fitness, meet new people, progress through the syllabus or even hit the tournament scene. The choice is yours! We pride our selves with having a very high standard throughout the academy and are proud of what we have all achieved so far. 


Since opening we’ve trained and coached members too, Black Belts, National, Regional, European & World Champions.

Inspire yourself 

Everyone knows that fitness is good for you. But at EHMAA, we make it fun — and we’ll help you find a routine that works for your lifestyle and personal goals. Whether you’re new or an existing member, we’ve got what you need to stay healthy and feel great. As a leading Sports Club, we were founded back in 2013 to be a place where anyone can come and join in the Martial arts. We want you to leave feeling better than ever. Showing up can be the hardest part. Let us take care of the rest.


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Surpass Your Goals

Come along and join us for this class, our unique fusion of fitness, fun & structured classes that’ll have your kids heart pumping in no time. Among its many benefits, participating helps improve confidence,  coordination, reaction time, and memory.


Surpass your goals

Join us for this class and train your way to a healthy body and mind. Our techniques and combinations build a strong body from which one can transition into more advanced stages, including a diversity of coordination and modifications to suit a range of difficulties, from beginner to advanced.


Surpass Your Goals

These classes are great for relieving stress, and meeting new people. Among its many benefits, participating helps improve coordination, reaction time, and memory.


Surpass Your Goals

This class is sure to become your next obsession.


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