Welcome to John Gilbert Fitness for Body & Mind

Few instructors come as highly qualified to promote fitness for body and mind as Martial Arts & Personal Training Specialist, John Gilbert. Having been taught by only the very best, John now offers instruction and personal training in High Wycombe and surrounding areas across a comprehensive programme of disciplines, designed to suit all needs and ages. Whether you’d like to become more ‘combat ready’ for self defence purposes, training for a competition or just want to get in shape, look no further!


John, based in High Wycombe, offers expert instruction and training in Mixed Martial Arts, Self Defence, Kickboxing, Jeet Kune Do and Submission Wrestling.

personal training

Individually tailored 1 to 1 training in High Wycombe and surrounding areas is a great way to improve your fitness and strength using techniques from various martial arts. John works in conjunction with All Star Activities.

schools and colleges

Modified Martial Arts based courses for children and young adults focusing on self defence techniques to help build confidence along with many other benefits. Martial Arts training from an early age will help your child learn to deal with all matter of situations that may arise as they grow into adults whilst staying focused to the tasks ahead.

Corporate Team Building

Self Defence and survival techniques that are simple to learn and can be used by anyone regardless of strength, height, weight, age or gender. Self defence can be a great way to bring a corporate team together whether it be through the learning process of a new activity or whether you just want to throw your colleagues around for a bit of fun.


If you live within a 25 kilometer radius or can travel to High Wycombe and you’re considering getting fit and healthy, starting self defence or you want to add some fresh skills to compliment your game, John can help!

For free, no obligation advice on how you could better your Martial Arts and Fitness journey use any of the above methods to get in touch.