Matt Parker

Director / Black Belt Coach

Matt is one of the head coaches at Max Training Academy, he has coached for many years from kids to adults - Matt originally started kickboxing where he competed at national level - winning the Northeast championships in 2005 then on to winning the British championships in 2006.  


Matt took to coaching full time and has brought together a fantastic group of very talented competitors - most going on to become world champions in various styles.


Matt covers a variety of styles and discipline from Kickboxing, Muay Thai, MMA, Krava Maga, Keysi, Escrima along with self-defence.

Matt has a very approachable and unique way of coaching to bring out the best in all individuals - a coach that listens, pushes, and finds the best in you!

  • Coached kids & adults to world championship level

  • Many titles in many styles

  • Bodyguard coaching

  • Various weapon training

  • 1-2-1 coaching

  • Group classes

  • Continues to developer his own skills

  • Ex British forces

  • Very knowledgeable in his field

Styles covered

  • Kickboxing

  • Muay Thai

  • MMA

  • Krav Maga

  • Keysi

  • Self Defence

  • Plus more...

If you would like to train with Matt, please get in touch with the academy, join in a class or book a private 1-2-1 session.