Mick Crossland is the former ICO World Super middleweight kickboxing Champion and has over 30 years experience training in various martial arts including Kickboxing, Boxing, Muay Thai & Karate. Mick has competed at the highest level as a kickboxer all across the world. His accomplishments include;
- Multiple Yorkshire, English, British, European & International Amateur Titles
- English Professional Champion
- 2 x British Professional Champion
- European Professional Champion
- World Professional Champion
- 1st Dan Blackbelt in freestyle Karate
- 4th Dan Blackbelt in Kickboxing
To supplement his Martial Arts experience Mick is also a professionally qualified Youth & Community Worker and has 10 years of experience supporting children, young people and adults in effecting positive behaviour change through focus on personal and social development. Mick is also qualified up to level 3 in delivering learning and has experience of delivering accredited education programs focusing on life skills, positive behaviour change and personal development.
In addition to the above Mick has many years experience and qualifications in Health & Fitness. He is a fully qualified Personal Trainer (Qualified up to Level 3) and has studied advanced courses in circuit training, functional strength training, HIIT, advanced training systems, kettlebells and much more. Mick is qualified up to level 2 in nutrition and has years of personal and professional experience of muscle building, fat loss, weight making and achieving the desired body fat levels for optimum athletic performance.
In the years that The Combat Academy has been open it has quickly become one of the strongest competitive gyms on the UK Kickboxing scene as a trainer Mick has produced over 40 recognised champions from Area to World Level in various kickboxing disciplines such as K1, Full Contact and Low Kick Kickboxing.