Teesside Muay Thai K-1 Kickboxing and Fitness Gym

Step Up Your Game


K-1 Muay Thai & Fitness

Achieve your fitness goals with our classes and Timetable.


The kickboxing classes at Contender K-1 Kickboxing and fitness gym, provide a high-intensity workout that can help burn calories and build lean muscle.

Expert Instruction

The gym provides expert instruction in kickboxing and martial arts, helping you learn proper techniques and form to maximize your results and avoid injury.

Motivating Community

Home to a supportive community of like-minded individuals who can help motivate you and keep you accountable as you work towards your fitness goals.

From Beginner to Advance, We Have Classes for Everyone

Get Fit, Build Confidence, and Learn Self-Defence

Ninja Gang - 3-4yrs - Contender Gym | K-1 Kickboxing Muay Thai & Fitness in Stockton-On-Tees Teesside
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Monkey Mayhem - 5-7yrs - Contender Gym | K-1 Kickboxing Muay Thai & Fitness in Stockton-On-Tees Teesside
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Cobra Kai - 8-12yrs - Contender Gym | K-1 Kickboxing Muay Thai & Fitness in Stockton-On-Tees Teesside
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Adult - Contender Gym | K-1 Kickboxing Muay Thai & Fitness in Stockton-On-Tees Teesside
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Our Story

More Than a Gym, Bigger Than Kickboxing .

Build Strength, Stamina, and Discipline

Achieve Your Fitness Goals with Our Expert Instructors.

Garry Bell - Contender Gym | K-1 Kickboxing Muay Thai & Fitness in Stockton-On-Tees Teesside

Garry Bell

As a former King of the Ring British champion and Contenders head coach. Garry brings years of experience with a passion for helping fighters and fitness enthusiasts. Garry's dedication to staying on the cutting edge of the sport has led him to host seminars with some of the biggest names in K-1 Kickboxing. Incorporating their techniques into his own training Timetable. His commitment to kickboxing has earned him a spot in the UK Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Cementing his status as a true legend in the sport.

Nathan Dryden - Contender Gym | K-1 Kickboxing Muay Thai & Fitness in Stockton-On-Tees Teesside

Nathan Dryden

Our Contender junior coach and PT instructor who brings technical skill and years of experience to the gym. Nathan is professional lightweight fighter. And has honed his craft in both boxing and traditional kickboxing, making him a force to be reckoned with. He's also the Contender Promotions British champion and semi-professional CPFF 60kg title-holder. Proving he has what it takes to succeed at the highest level.

Working with one of our Contender Gym kickboxing personal coaching staff (PTs) means that you will receive personalised attention and guidance in your kickboxing training. Our PTs are skilled and experienced in kickboxing, and will tailor their training sessions to your fitness level and goals.

They will help you improve your technique, build strength and endurance, and increase your overall fitness. With the guidance of our Contender Gym kickboxing PTs, you can achieve your fitness goals and become a skilled kickboxer.

Every champion was once a contender

K-1 Kickboxing Muay Thai & Fitness in Stockton-On-Tees Teesside..

Welcome to Contender Kickboxing and Fitness Gym, located in Stockton-on-Tees, Teesside. We offer a range of Martial Arts, Self Defence and Fitness classes from ages 3+ We are renowned for our K1 Kickboxing classes, which provide a full-body workout that enhances cardiovascular endurance, strength, and flexibility.
In addition to K1 Kickboxing, we offer Muay Thai and various fitness classes designed to challenge and inspire you. At Contender Gym, we pride ourselves on fostering a friendly and supportive community. Our dedicated coaches are committed to helping you achieve your fitness goals, offering personalised workout plans that cater to your individual needs.
We offer flexible membership plans and competitive pricing to make fitness accessible to everyone. Whether you're looking to start your fitness journey or take it to the next level, Contender Kickboxing and Fitness Gym is the perfect place for you.
Contact us today to arrange a tour or sign up for a taster session, and take the first step towards achieving your fitness aspirations.

Want to achieve your goals book a taster class

Contender Gym About Us


Contender Gym offers a wide range of programs from ages 3+ including K1 Kickboxing, Muay Thai, strength training, cardio workouts, martial arts, and personal training sessions.

The coaching staff at Contender Gym are highly experienced and certified professionals who are passionate about helping clients achieve their fitness goals. They have extensive knowledge in their respective fields and provide personalised guidance and support.

Yes, the programs at Contender Gym cater to individuals of all fitness levels, from beginners to advanced. The coaching staff will assess your current fitness level and tailor the program to meet your specific needs and abilities.

The number one Contender Gym accessory is water! We suggest comfortable athletic attire. Shoes aren't permitted on the mats or in the boxing ring.

When you enroll in our Taster kickboxing session, we have all you need to get started in the gym.

Absolutely! Contender Gym offers both group classes and one-on-one training sessions to accommodate different preferences and goals. Whether you enjoy the camaraderie of working out with others or prefer individual attention, we have options for you.

Contender Gym programs are designed to provide comprehensive and effective workouts that target various aspects of fitness. Whether your goal is to lose weight, build strength, improve endurance, or enhance your martial arts skills, our programs are designed to help you achieve your desired results.

Getting started is easy! Simply book a taster today. Our friendly staff will guide you through the process and help you kickstart your fitness journey with us.

The Gym is easily accessible. Please note, parking can be tight during peak hours, so many of our members park near Stockton Job Centre and walk over.

Contact Us


The Basement
Yarm Street
TS18 3D