Our Instructors

Mr Dannie Lucas, College Manager/Chief Instructor

Mr Lucas is the Chief Instructor and owner of TMAC.

After walking the streets for 2 years for the Metropolitan Police Mr Lucas worked along side his brother opening the highly successful Richmond Martial Arts Academy in 2005 and then himself opening The Surbiton Martial Arts Academy in 2007. 

After a number of years Mr Lucas decided to develop his own brand of martial arts in 2011 using over 20 years of martial arts experience and teaching. 

Mr Lucas begun his training at the age of 7 years old training in traditional Lau Gar Kung Fu. Mr Lucas received his 3rd Degree blackbelt in 2009 and has competed at a national and International level.

Mr Lucas is a very experienced coach and has worked the corner team at a number of professional events, some of which are listed below.

Pro Kumite – 10th April 2010

WKA World Championships, Edinburgh – 2010

Extreme Brawl – New Beginnings, 3rd December 2011

Kayo MMA, 19th March 2011

UCMMA 20 – Fists OF Fire, 24th May 2011

Knuckle Up MMA 7 – The New Breed, 16th July 2011

Knuckle Up MMA 8 – Eclipse, 29th October 2011

Knuckle Up MMA 8 – Eclipse, 29th October 2011

UCMMA 31 – 1st December 2012

WKU World Championships, London 2014

Bellator 158 – Daley vs Lima, London O2 Arena – 16th July 2016

Bellator 179 – Daley vs McDonald, Wembley Arena – 19th May 2017

Pheonix Fighting Championships 3 – Indigo O2 – 22nd September 2017

“I have been surrounded by elite world champion level competitors my entire life, this has given me the opportunity to train with some of the best fighters in the world”.

Kieran Leinster, Boxing Coach

Kieran started his training in freestyle kickboxing and Mixed MArtial Arts but moved over to boxing his preffered style. He had a very succesfull amateur career wining a number of titles including the highly respected Queensbury League titles before turning pro.

Kieran also works as a Personal Trainer and fitness coach so his abilities to push you in classes with an educated and well practiced structure is the perfect blend of his Lightsout boxing style and his fitness approach.

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