Body Pump Your Way To Fitness At Beverley Leisure Centre

February 14, 2012

Want to get in shape fast? If the thought of pounding the pavement doesn’t appeal, check out the latest fitness phenomenon at Beverley Leisure Complex. LES MILLS BODYPUMP™ is a non-impact weights-based exercise class that works every major muscle group in the body using weights and a bar. It strengthens, conditions and tones muscles, producing amazing results – fast. “LES MILLS BODYPUMP™ classes have a rapid and dramatic effect on…


Holly Comes Close In British Judo Championships

October 11, 2011

The elite of the Country’s junior judo players came together to compete in the Under 12 British Championships held in Nottingham on the 9th October 2011. Beverley’s Holly Bentham who has been a member of the East Riding of Yorkshire Judo Academy  based at the Beverley Leisure Centre,  since the age of five was the regions only representative. The event overall attracted 146 entrants and whilst disappointed not to gain…


Dane Bowers Visits DST

September 30, 2011

On Friday 30 September 2011, singer, DJ and star of Big Brother, Dane Bowers visited the Defence School of Transport, Normandy Barracks Leconfield. Dane visited DST to do a radio interview on Garrison FM 87.7 FM to promote ‘Eclipse’, a mixed martial arts event that will be taking place on 29 October 2011 in the spectacular surroundings of the Hull Ice Arena. The evening boasts an exciting 14 bout fight…


Debutant Cage Fighters Shine At British Cage Fighting 4

August 24, 2011

Less than a year ago Beverley MMA formed, unlike most MMA clubs that had cages to practice in and a dedicated coaching team, offering multiple training sessions every week, Beverley MMA operated one night a week only, with one sole coach Peter Wright. Despite the humble set up Beverley MMA has enjoyed lots of success. All their fighters cleaned up at the Hull and District Grappling Championship earlier this year,…


Lara Croft Comes to Beverley

March 29, 2011 enjoyed a morning’s shooting at Beverley Minster and St Mary’s Graveyard with computer-game and movie icon Lara Croft. Lara, the star of EIDOS’ classis Tomb Raider series of console games and made famous to non-gamers through Angelina Jolie in the film series, is the alter-ego of Beverley model Heidi Taylor. Heidi is on the books at new Beverley model agency Beautiful Freaks, run by Kirsty Mills, and it was…


Beverley’s Kick Squad Win T1 & T2 Titles

March 16, 2011

Members of Kick-Squad – a free-style karate club coached by Pete McNally – have enjoyed some major successes at the recent T1 & T2 Tournaments. The events, at the Wildcats Arena in Nottingham, saw Claire Baxter, Mike Barros, Chris Isles, Kevin Day, Ben Clarkson and Danny Gogh all return to Beverley with winners’ medals. Barros won two silvers and bronze in the welterweight division across the two tournaments, after training…


Mixed Martial Arts With Peter Wright

March 3, 2011

Mixed Martial Arts is the fastest growing sport in the world, with its blend of kickboxing, wrestling and Ju-Jitsu it is also one of the most exciting sports. UFC is now overtaking boxing in terms of popularity. With this in mind I thought it was about time Beverley had its first MMA club. The gym has a large matted floor; several punch bags, Thai pads and focus pads. Whether you…


SGB Fitness

November 19, 2010

Need a imtidation free and friendly was to de stress, lose weight and feel good? YES?! Then SGB Fitness is the place for you, your family and your friends! SGB Fitness is the newly owned Minster Health and Leisure. Steph Booty, a Personal Trainer bought the club in July 2010 and has made some massive improvements, investing £12,000 so far and counting. There has been two extensions to the gym…


Self Defence Classes @ Beverley Leisure Centre

The Beverley Leisure Complex is running a series of self defence classes on Thursday nights which cater for all abilities. The classes include Ju Jitsu for children through to adult, from beginner to black belt, with regular grading sessions throughout the year. The club is registered with the United Martial Arts International Guild and has been running for some 20 years. Senior coach Colin Sangwin, a ninth degree Ju Jitsu…

August 10, 2010

Zara Phythain Martial Art Workshop in Beverley

March 31, 2010

Action movie star, world record holder and martial arts expert Zara Phythian is holding a special workshop in Beverley on the 17th April at Riverview Gym. Zara is set to hold a workshop to demstrate some of the skills she has learnt over the years that have seen her crowned World Champion for Weapons and Fighting. Pete Mac who has been running a kick boxing group in Beverley for over…


Kick Boxing in Beverley

February 17, 2010

The Kick Boxing class has been running for ten years in Beverley, 6 years at Riverview Gym. It is a cardio ‘non contact class’ but there is full contact on focus pads and boxing heavy bags. Peter McNally himself was trained by Sensie John Moreton, a 7th degree black belt and former team event World Champion. Peter explains; “I’ve trained with some of the best there is, the most famous…