About us

We are Tek

Together we succeed

TEK's Vision

Educating and supporting individuals of all generations to understand the long-term benefits of kickboxing to both their mental and physical health, is pivotal in the ideology underpinning the teaching at Tek Kickboxing. With the goal of promoting, enhancing and creating a better tomorrow for our sport and community.


Founded in 2008, Tek is a multi-award winning, high performance academy, built on a training philosophy centred around personal excellence and growth.

Working consistently to progress, Tek has a wealth of recognition and accolades both nationally and internationally. Winning prestigious titles and accolades including World & European Titles, Nottingham Post Sport Hero of the Year and Family Business of the Year as well as many other esteemed honours.

Meet the team

Our passion is our strength

The strength, energy and passion within Tek, originates with it’s coaching team. An experienced, and unique team, all of whom offer their own skills, talent and years of both athlete and coaching expertise. Focused on creating and sustaining, a productive and innovative environment to aid students and clients of all ages persevere towards their goals.

Bringing vast knowledge and experience from her martial arts career, coaching achievements and her academic qualifications into her practice as one of the lead coaches within Tek personal training and classes.

  • REPs Level 3 Personal trainer.
  • 3 x Team GB athlete.
  • Senior Black Belt.
  • 1st Class Honours Degree.
  • Qualified First Aider.
  • Safeguarding Lead.

director, high performance coach


Karen has a portfolio of achievements academically and as an athlete that she brings as a personal training coach and when in Tek classes. Including:

  • REPs Level 3 Personal Trainer.
  • Qualified Teacher status.
  • 16 x Team GB athlete and coach.
  • World & European Bronze Medallist.
  • Multiple British Champion.
  • Irish Open Champion.

Operations Lead, High Performance Coach


With over 3 decades of Martial Arts experience, Avi brings an extensive volume of knowledge to Tek’s high performance athletes and the brand. Avi has coached and achieved the following:

  • 4 World titles.
  • 7 European titles.
  • 100+ International titles.
  • 70+ British titles.
  • 17 Team GB athletes.
  • Produced 3 Olympic GB Taekwondo athletes.

Director, High Performance & brand specialist


Fin draws knowledge from his experience, playing a key role within high performance and athlete development. After achieving accolades such as:

  • 2 x World Champion.
  • 3 x European Champion.
  • 9 x Team GB athlete.
  • 10+ British Champion.
  • 40+ International Titles
  • REPs Level 2 Gym Instructor.
  • Qualified First Aider.



Will, brings experience from the Athlete Pathway and his academic career into his coaching role as one of the lead coaches within Tek classes and athlete development. After achieving:

  • World Champion 2021.
  • 2 x European Champion.
  • 11 x Team GB athlete.
  • 13 x British Champion.
  • 25+ International titles.
  • Qualified First Aider.





Saf draws upon his experience to deliver an engaging, calming and relatable coaching style to students of all ages and abilities within Tek classes.

  • 2 x European Bronze Medallist.
  • 5 x British Champion.
  • 8 x Team GB athlete.
  • Senior Black Belt.
  • Qualified First Aider.




Start your journey

It’s not the end goal that matters, it’s learning to fall in love with and embrace the process, allowing the goals to never stop evolving and growing. At Tek you are part of a team and never alone on your journey, let’s begin achieving together.