Martial Arts Classes in, Doncaster, Rotherham, Thorne, Barnsley, Sheffield and Milton Keynes.

Instructor Team

Master Carlos Lewis

Master Carlos Lewis is a highly respected martial arts expert, mentor, life coach and a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Master Lewis has been privileged and honoured at the highest level, being inducted into the Mega Magazine Hall of Honour in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA in 2014, and receiving the “Outstanding Contributions to the Martial Arts” award. In 2015 he was awarded Master of the Year at the Hall of Honours in Munich, Germany, and in the same year he was inducted into the UK Martial Arts Illustrated Hall of Fame, receiving Fighters Award 2015.

He first started martial arts at the age of 5 in 1984 with Judo and this soon opened his eyes to other martial arts. Being a fan of Jackie Chan, Carlos also started training in Tang Soo Do as this reflected more of the kicking he would see in the movies. He went on to study various other martial arts including Taekwondo, Thai Kickboxing, Wing Chun, Boxing and Kung Fu.

He has travelled the world learning and teaching many kinds of martial arts with some of the leading Grandmasters and celebrity martial artists. Master Carlos Lewis established his Martial Arts School in 2003 and has trained students to national and international standard. He has become a community role model benefiting children and adults through the philosophy of martial arts and modern life skills. He regularly gives motivational speeches in schools and events helping people to find their purpose and achieve their dreams!

In 2015 Carlos was awarded Master of the Master Arts from the World Wide Martial Arts Council signed by some of the world’s leading Grandmasters and Martial Artists.

Master Carlos Lewis is also a high-level mentor and life coach, and has helped people from all over the world to transform their passion into reality by stepping beyond their limitations and into their full potential. He believes that martial arts has a deep philosophy of driving personal development, self-realisation and achieving fulfilment in all aspects of life.

Instructor Robin Mangham

Robin Joined DMA in 2011 and Has been Training directly under Master Carlos Lewis he helps assisting the Adult and Children’s Classes and assist in developing the Training Program in the School. Robin has also been inducted into the Hall of Fame from UK Martial Arts Illustrated.

Instructor Darren Mitchel

Darren Joined DMA in 2012 he assists in training the Sports Team in Competing and helps develop the training program for our Fighters.. Darren has also served in the British Army, having boxing and wrestling experience before training directly under Master Carlos Lewis. Darren has also been inducted into the Hall of Fame from UK Martial Arts Illustrated.

Sifu Tom Collingridge

Sifu Tom has been training in Martial Arts since 1991 and trained with Master Carlos Lewis in 2003 in Wing Chun, he has also trained with many Wing Chun and Martial Arts Instructors to a very high standard he currently teaches in Devon his website is

Instructor Karl Mooreton

Karl started training with Master Carlos Lewis in 2016 having previous experience in Kickboxing and Kung Fu reaching black belt level, now he is teaching in Milton Keynes as a representative for Direct Martial Arts.

Instructor Phil Scott

Phil Started training with Master Carlos Lewis in 2015, Sifu Phil also teaches Tai Chi and Yoga and is very passionate about internal arts..

Instructor Paul Greaves

Paul Joined Direct Martial Arts in 2014 training under Master Carlos Lewis gaining his Black Belt in 2019 and Completing our Instructor training Program. Paul received Best Instructor Award 2022 and continues his passion for teaching and sharing the art.

Trevor Descartes Children's Class Mentor

Trevor started training in Wing Chun at the age of 16 for a couple of years, then later joined Direct Martial Arts helping assist in the Children’s Martial Arts training Program.

Peter Robinson Class Mentor

Peter Joined Direct Martial Arts and started training under Master Carlos Lewis in 2015. Peter is passionate about his training and enjoys sharing the Art with Students

Maboob Khan Class Mentor

Maboob Started his training With Master Carlos Lewis in 2010 then resumed his training in 2022 by Joining Direct Martial Arts. He is very dedicated to his training and enjoys assisting in the Children’s Classes.

Lindon Bryan Class Mentor

Lindon Started his training with Master Carlos Lewis in 2005 for a Few Years then resumed his training in 2022 by Joining Direct Martial Arts. He enjoys his Martial Arts Journey and is passionate about Sharing the Art.