Combat fitness is more than just boxing - learn how Underground Gym do it

We are proud to have our Portslade Clinic inside Underground Gym, a performance led gym. They have very unique facilities and offer combat classes which are showing an increase in their popularity worldwide. Read on to see what they have to offer: "We are proud to say that Underground Gym is not only Brighton's largest Strength and Functional Gym but also the home for some of the South Coast’s finest combat instructors who will make you feel welcome from the moment you walk onto the mats. At Underground Gym we cater for all levels of ability. In the first session you will be shown correct techniques and how to progress further within your chosen class. If you find training by yourself a chore, a Combat class could be for you. Research shows that people who train in a class environment actually reach their goals quicker than regular Gym users. We put this down to making fitness fun, and at the Underground Gym we have a real mix of members who all help push each other in every session.

Come and learn a new skill, meet friends, have fun, and burn a truckload of calories in Brighton's premier fitness facility."

Meet the Instructors and their classes:

John Hathaway – MMA

Taught by UFC fighter John ‘The Hitman’ Hathaway. John breaks down what has given him a 6-1 record in the UFC and a 17-2 record overall – Johns focuses on Wrestling, Submissions and Ground & Pound.

Jack Magee - Submission Grappling

This class is taught by BJJ Black Belt Jack Magee who combines the exercises and drills used by professional fighters and blends them into a fun session that will give you great confidence in ground fighting.

Danny Zaharan - K1 - Kickboxing

Danny’s class involves low kicks, knees, and involves a strong Muay Thai Boxing influence. This is great class for anyone who wants learn the art of stand up fighting.


We are very pleased to be joining in with Underground Gym's charity open day on 20 and 21 February 2016, we will be available for Free Physiotherapy Drop Ins on the Saturday.  These short sessions are free of charge and a great opportunity to discuss any aches or pains that you are experiencing. We will then be able to advise what would work best for you; maybe some hands on treatment, or an exercise prescription to get you out of your current injury. If you've had a niggle that you have been trying to ignore here is a chance to get it looked at!  So if you are interested in checking out Underground Gym pop along on the open day and enter your name into our prize draw where you could win yourselves a free sports massage with one of the team!