Wirral Martial Arts Association est. 1978
Founder & Chief Instructor Master Brian McKinney
Wirral Martial Arts Association was founded in Birkenhead on the Wirral across the
River Mersey from Liverpool, Merseyside and near the City of Chester in the County
of Cheshire, England, Great Britain
Teaching martial arts on Wirral since 1978.
Still strong today!!!!
We have a proven and well documented history and an excellent reputation having taught thousands of students over a 35 year period.
Wirral Martial Arts Association was founded in Birkenhead on the Wirral Merseyside. From the early 1970’s Master Brian McKinney had been teaching classes in several disciplines including Karate, Kung Fu, Kickboxing, Tai Chi etc. In 1978 these various classes were amalgamated by forming -
Wirral Martial Arts Association
Wirral Self Defence Association est. 1978
Wirral Karate Association est.1978
Wirral Kung Fu Association est. 1978
Wirral Kickboxing Association est.1978
Wirral Tai Chi Association est. 1978
Later in 1978 as more disciplines were added the idea of Seven Stars Martial Arts Association was formulated.
In 1987 some branches of Wirral Martial Arts Association ( Wirral Kung Fu Association & Wirral Tai Chi Association ) were incorporated into Chinese Wushu Research Institute G.B. est. 1987
Wirral Martial Arts Association is now part of Seven Stars Martial Arts Association. It is now based at Seven Stars Physical Arts Academy in Eastham on the Wirral Peninsular, Merseyside.