The FIMA Team

The FIMA Martial Arts team has an extensive range of experience, skills and ability to help our students achieve and surpass their aims and objectives.

John Ould

Founder & Chief Instructor

  • 4th Dan Black Belt in Kick Boxing
  • Black Belt in Karate
  • Teaches on Wednesday and Friday evenings

John established FIMA ( Free Style Instructed Martial Arts) in 1994 and has seen the club grow from strength to strength, from teaching in sports and church halls to owning its own purpose built unit today, next to his thriving family run garage business, in which all students receive a discount.

Sarah Ould

Senior Instructor 

  • 3rd Dan Black Belt in Kickboxing 
  • Teaches Ladies Only Classes 
  • Teaches Lil’ Dragons Classes
  • Teaches Wednesday and Friday evenings. 

Sarah joined the club in 1994 with an aim to improve her fitness and stamina and the rest is history !

Tommy Kotrla

Boxing Coach 

  • Featherweight Boxing Champion
  • 3 x Silver Medalist and 3 x Bronze Medalist for Czech Republic
  • 1 Year Top Professional League Boxing for German Clubs
  • 2 Years National Czech Republic Boxing Team and Czech Republic Pro Title Holder

Fight Card - 282 fights - 229 wins - 3 draws.

Grzegorz Manka


  • 1st Dan Black Belt in Kickboxing
  • Teaches Tuesday evenings. 

Greg,a true traditionalist, brings a wealth of experience to the club. He specialises in self defence and has trained to a very high standard in many different arts in his homeland of Poland.

Andy Findlater


  • 1st Dan Black Belt in Kickboxing
  • Teaches Monday evenings. 

Andy is our ' second in command' attending most of our evening sessions,training in both Kick Boxing and Boxing, always there to step in and lend a hand.

Isabel Kidd

Junior Instructor

  • 1st Dan Black Belt in Kick Boxing

Isabel is our most junior instructor and protégé and has achieved a British Champion Title. She has a great future ahead of her.