Longs Black Belt Schools is a Martial Arts school located in York and Wetherby. Established in 2003 as York Martial Arts Academy, brothers Craig and Mark joined forces to create Longs Black Belt Schools.
The Schools teach Karate and Kickboxing to both children and adults from ages 4 upwards. They welcome all levels of students from beginners to black belts.
At Long's Black Belt Schools we really are proud to offer Martial Arts training to everybody. We believe that our martial arts programme's offer massive benefits to all that attend. For over a decade we have helped 1000's of people from all ages and abilities to gain confidence, self esteem, self respect and helped to aid members with huge weight loss, increased strength and fitness levels.
Instructor Craig Long has been training for 20 years were he and his brother Mark was lucky to become Students of Paul Lynch from Leeds. Craig has won many titles, represented England on many occasions but his real achievements have been the vast number of champions he has produced. With dozens of British, European and World champions under his tuition he really has developed a highly respected reputation amongst his peers.
Instructor Mark Long started his training 20 years and as won many titles and represented England on many occasions. Mark is currently on the England WAKO full contact team. He has built a reputation for being a world class fighter with a very flamboyant style. He thrives off passing on his knowledge to his students and seeing them progress. He has a very motivating teaching style that inspires people to success. Mark became Craig's business partner recently and the schools have gone from strength to strength.