A short history of our club: Chiltern Self Defence & Spirit Combat Chesham
Chiltern Self Defence is a friendly relaxed co-ed club and is open to young and old adults alike… expect hard work and fun!!
Spirit Combat Chesham was established in June 1996 by James (Jim) Cockram, training was at the Chesham Leisure Centre on White Hill.
2002-2009 the club located to Temperance Hall in Chesham and offered training twice a week.
The club moved to St. Johns our current home in the Autumn of 2009.
Since 2009 our training has evolved to incorporate weapons, boxing kickboxing, Aikido as well as our core Ju Jitsu syllabus.
Sensei Jim has become international coach for MAAS teaching in far away places such as Scandinavia, Malta, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and India.
In 2017 we celebrated 21 years, and in mid October 2018 we changed our name to Chiltern Self Defence to reflect todays understanding of martial arts.