Fitness & Martial Arts Ipswich - Colchester

Experienced Instructor, qualified and assured, offering personal training and martial arts classes for Tai Chi, Bagua, Xingyi and Shui Tao (mixed martial arts)

Stuart Ford has studied the art of health and fitness for over 27 years and has practiced martial arts for over 17 years including; Taekwondo, Aikido, Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Xingyi and bagua. He is also the founder of Shui Tao which is a mixed martial arts systems. He has combined health techniques from ancient and alternative cultures with modern and conventional sports science to redefine the concept of health and fitness.

Using a wide variety of modern and traditional techniques to give people a genuine life long interest in their training. Anyone with an interest in health and fitness and a drive to better themselves will benefit. Most fitness organisations see themselves as the motivation, but I want to improve your self-motivation which will ultimately lead to self fulfillment.

Services offered include

  • Personal Training
  • Group Training
  • Traditional Fitness
  • Shui Tao Classes
  • Kids Shui Tao Classes
  • Nei Chuan Classes (Tai Chi, Bagua, Xingyi)
  • Self Defence
  • Sparring
  • Gradings
  • Competition
  • Nutrition


  • Posture Correction
  • Injury Rehabilitation
  • Athletic Performance Enhancement
  • Traditional & Alternative Fitness Techniques
  • Weight Loss
  • Meditation
  • Martial Arts
  • Gradings

Experience & qualifications include:

  • Level 3 Personal Trainer (National Academy of Sports Medicine)
  • Kettlebell Instructor (Optimal Life Fitness)
  • Level 3 Body Massage
  • 1st Degree Black Belt – Shui Tao
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt - Kung Fu
  • Qualified Kung Fu Instructor (Longfei Taijiquan Association)
  • Member of Register of Exercise Professionals
  • Fully Insured with R.E.P.S
  • First Aid Qualified
  • 8 Years Tai Chi Chuan
  • 6 Years Bagua Zhang
  • 6 Years Xingyi Chuan

Offering a unique approach to fitness and martial arts in:

  • Colchester
  • Ipswich

Stuart Ford Fitness & Martial Arts takes a holistic approach to kinetics and fitness.

Fitness training

If you have a drive to better yourself,
why not call me on
07770 848 107

55% discount code
Personal Fitness Level Program

To see our fitness instructor's registration from Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS), please click here .

British Council for Chinese Martial Arts (BCCMA),please click here

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