We pride ourself on the level of instruction available at the Scottish Martial Arts Centre. Our team of instructors and Fitness Professionals has been hand picked to insure our members receive the finest tuition in the area. Click below to find out more about our coaches.

adam bioSenior Instructor Taekwon-Do & Kickboxing

A 4th Degree Blackbelt in Taekwon-Do and kickboxing with over 23 years experience. Adam has fought all over the world representing Scotland and the UK. As a Scottish, English, British and World Championship Gold Medallist in Taekwon-Do and Scottish and Celtic Champion in Kickboxing – Adam brings a wealth of experience to his lessons. He has a proven record as an elite level coach having also trained several of his students to become world champions in their own right. He has coached and cornered both amateur and professional MMA, Thai, Kickboxing and Taekwon-Do competitors.

Senior Instructor Taekwon-Do & Kickboxing Gary Bio

With over 20 years of experience in various martial arts Gary holds blackbelts in Shotokan Karate, kickboxing and Taekwon-Do, and also holds a grade in BJJ. His experience is invaluable to his students and beginners to elite level competitors can learn something new from him. As a competitor Gary traveled the world and became Scottish, English, British and World Champion in Taekwon-Do and won many Scottish kickboxing titles. As a fully qualified personal trainer he has a wealth of experience in gyms and training elite level athletes to the same success he enjoyed in his own career.

jez bioTaekwon-Do, Kickboxing Instructor

Jeremy has over 16 years experience in martial arts and holds a second degree blackbelt in Taekwon-Do and kickboxing.  Jeremy was a Scottish and British Champion and a European bronze medalist.

He was one of the gyms first trained students to become a World Champion after winning the World Cup in 2007. A qualified weight lifting coach and gym instructor he has become invaluable member of the team at SMAC. He is also a qualified KCR practitioner

Davie Bio

Taekwon-Do, Kickboxing Instructor, Active Fighter

A blackbelt and Scottish Full contact champion Davie has a great deal of experience in kickboxing and ring sports. He has the honour of being the first black belt trained by the head instructors and has represented the Gym all over the UK for over 15 years.

Head Coach Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu  

Chris has been training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for over 10 years; he travels to Brazil each year to study under his Instructor Leao Teixeira, 6th degree black belt. He has competed in Rio, Brazil at international level and has built a strong class of talented students since he started at SMAC.

dylan bio

TKD Tigers Instructor, Active Fighter

Dylan has already achieved a blackbelt in Taekwon-Do and represented Scotland at European and World Championship level in both Kickboxing and Taekwon-Do.  A Junior Scottish and British Champion, Dylan has begun making an impact in senior level competition.

A fully qualified coach he is already helping the younger generations whilst representing the gym and Scotland. internationally in Taekwon-Do and Kickboxing.

Head Coach, MMA

Billy has trained and competed in MMA for over 15 years. A former Professional Scottish Heavyweight Champion he has a great deal of experience to pass on to budding mixed martial artists. A well respected coach who’s insight can benefit beginners and professionals alike, his classes are challenging and rewarding.

MMA -ThaiCoach, Muay Thai

Findlay is our home grown Muay Thai Coach, taking up the sport when the gym first opened Findlay took to it straight away and after representing the gym in competition has shown a great mind for technique and coaching.  Hand Selected by the senior Instructor to take the beginner Thai program, his classes have proved to be an excellent addition to the centre.

mags bioFitness Instructor, Bowen Therapist

Another home grown success story, Mags got the fitness bug after starting our fitness kickboxing classes 6 years ago. Since then she has lost over 6 and a half stone and retrained as a fitness instructor and Bowen Therapist.  She heads up our female only fitness classes and early morning classes. She is also available for personal training.


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