HISTORY

 

 

     Master Davies started training in Martial arts at the age of seventeen years old, firstly within Taekwondo, Wado Ryu and later,boxing and Kickboxing. Marc is a Master level Martial Artist, 5th Dan, British Champion  and is a recognised Self Defence instructor under the International Fighting Arts Federation. Master Davies has regulary travelled around the UK competing numerous times, also attending seminars and coaching courses, training  with some noted practitioners in a quest to improve his Martial Arts Skills.


    Master Davies main influence within Martial Arts though came from Welsh Martial Artist, David Griffiths.
      Master Griffiths was a Welsh and British Championship full contact fighter during the 80's and 90's, competing against the European Champion at the time also. I owe so much to Master Griffiths, he put my life back on track and pushed me to my absolute limit. I would like to thank him for all he did for me over the seven years we trained together in the mid 90's and early 2000's, pushing me to levels I did not know I was capable of attaining.


    DFK Swansea was started by Master Davies in 2000. Firstly from his home gym in Ynysforgan and then in 2006 opening the gym in Clydach.  A year later, After previously competing in his late teens and early twenties, Master Davies started competing again in 2007 at the age of 44 years young, competing nine times and winning the WUMA British Championship in 2015.


      Over the last 10 years, Master Davies as coached students  to  14 titles -  Seven British Championships, three Welsh championships, two English National Championships a Midland area Champion and a female Novice Champion. Also a large number of students taking medals at various competitions within England and Wales. All from a very small club that teaches private and small group training  to bring students a more in depth understanding of the martialarts.

                                      
                                                                                   Yours in Martial Arts,   
                                              Master Davies, 5th Dan Freestyle kickboxing, and Self Defence