The Team Chongi Academy was founded by Mark Russell in 2008 after he finished competing globally in Thai boxing and Kick Boxing.
He continually strives to offer people just like you, access to the most comprehensive facilities, coaches and mentors to help inspire and enable you to be the best that you can be in body, mind and spirit.
The Team Chongi Academy has enjoyed overwhelming success and has been consistently recognised within the Crewe and Nantwich community via various awards.
Mark Russell – coaches Thai Boxing, The PITT, Cheshire East Amateur Boxing and Professional Boxing Coaching
Will Robinson coaches Thai Boxing, Strength and Conditioning and The PITT.
Will is super fit, super agile and super knowledgeable. Possessing a 1st Class Degree in Sports Science and a Masters Degree in Sports Physiology, Will is qualified to provide world class coaching for strength, fitness and conditioning.
Casey Jones is Vice President of SBG UK and is a second Degree BJJ Black Belt the first athlete to reach the rank under the legendary Karl Tanswell the founding father of SBG in Europe.
As a BJJ competitor, he was one of the very first British athletes to have qualified for and competed in both the IBJJF World Championships and The Abu Dhabi World Pro as a Black Belt. He has competed in many national and international tournaments and is multiple time medal winner at all belt levels having had nearly 200 BJJ matches as well as competing in Kickboxing, MMA, Submission Wrestling.
Casey has been a full time BJJ and MMA coach for the past ten years coaching amongst others at SBG UK head quarters in Manchester.
Is the female boxing coach. (more bio to follow) .........
Matt teaches Karate to the kids. As part of a team of expert coaches, he also boasts impeccable qualifications and is a technically focussed instructor who regularly competes at a national and international level. Matt adds another dimension to the array of children’s classes on offer under one roof at The Team Chongi Academy. Additional opportunities for the junior members to develop technical skills in safe, fun, structured, disciplined and challenging way.
She lived Stateside growing up and was always sporty as a kid. She passionately promotes enjoying a healthy lifestyle which should include fun exercise every day. Phoebe currently plays for the Great Britain Women’s American Football Team and had a number of international caps. She also plays for The Birmingham Lions (ranked national champions currently).
Louise is another home grown success story and an excellent example of how you can develop a hobby. Louise has drive and a desire to continually improve and refine. This is why she makes an excellent Mentor. As a busy mum of three children, with a gift for creating exceptional cakes (much to the delight of the ever vigilant Boss – Mark Russell), Louise demonstrates the vital ingredients required - Perseverance, Integrity, Tenacity and Teamwork - and is there to help other team members to achieve their training goals too. Louise is an ABA Assistant Coach (level 1 badge) is qualified to teach METAFIT and is first aid trained too.
Dan is our boxing coach
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Shaun is our MMA coach
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