Paul Francis
EKF Qualified Instructor
3rd Dan Black Belt
ECKA Class 'B' Referee

Paul started training in ECKA in 1992, achieving his 1st Degree Black belt in 1999 and his 2nd Degree Black belt in 2005.

Paul is a qualified instructor and has 8 years teaching experience. He also holds a first aid qualification and has an enhanced CRB check. Paul is also a qualified ABA Boxing Coach.

He started training under instructor Junior Anderson and has also trained with other notable instructors; Sensei Dev Barrett, Sensei Mark Featherstone, Sensei Geoff Aldridge and Sensei Martin Cole.

Competition titles he has won within his time in martial arts are:
- Combat World title – 1996
- ECKA National title – 1996, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2006
- WAKO English title – 2002
- EMA British title – 2002
- IKKC European championships in Holland – 4th place – 1997
- ISKA USA Open World Championships – 5th place – 2001

Paul teaches in Northampton and can be contacted by email: or by phone on 07988 619159.