Luke James - head coach and founder of Eclectic Self Protection and a certified YMCA Reps Level 3 Personal Trainer with a 2:1 Bsc Hons Sport and Exercise Science. Training since 1997 and with a wealth of knowledge in different martial arts and competition success, Luke has diversifed from the traditional and hybrid styles into reality self defence and practical martial arts based training, and now collectively teaches under the banner of Eclectic Self Protection.
Luke a Master 5th Dan Black Belt and Advanced Self Defence Instructor is fully qualified to offer certified training in an eclectic streamlined style integrating the most effective systematic techniques from a variety of oriental martial art disciplines for self protection & optimum health.
With twenty years training in martial arts, Luke has gained his knowledge by working with a selection of accredited instructors within the UK. In addition, Luke has been coaching from 2002 teaching martial arts and self defence classes, and was previously sponsored by ‘Nike’ to deliver fitness and sports activities.
The enjoyment of studying new training methods in the fitness and martial arts industry furthers not only Luke’s own knowledge, but provides ESP students with effective up to date training methods. Luke’s understanding of correct sports science in biomechnaics, physiology, psychology and anatomy is what sets ESP apart from other martial arts and self defence classses.