About Us

Our Story:

History

The academy was founded in 2011 by UAE national Wael Al-Sayegh with the financial support of both the Dubai Government and Abu Dhabi Government through the respective entities of Dubai SME and the Shaikh Khalifa Fund for Enterprise development.

Aim

We aim to be a Middle-East based organization providing a unique, high-frequency
training environment that supports and empowers individuals and communities to
become fitter, healthier and stronger in ways that are transferable to all aspects of life.

Al Areen’s focus is not only on physical development but goes beyond the physical in its essence, as we strive to help clients and students balance themselves mentally, emotionally and spiritually.

Disciplines

Striking Arts
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Grappling Arts
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Filipino Martial Arts
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Jeet Kune Do
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Student Progression Levels

We have 9 levels of student progression that combine all the above disciplines:

Three beginners levels, three intermediate levels and three advanced levels. Each level is represented by a colored sash and awarded to the student based on the results of a formal assessment, duration of regular attendance and their general character, behavior and attitude.

Miyamoto Musashi once wrote, “The true science of Martial Arts means practicing them in a way that they will be useful at any time, and to teach them in a way that they will be useful in all things”

Our Goal is to teach the true science of the martial arts as explained by Miyamoto.

Martial Arts

We teach a uniformed curriculum made up of 9 student levels of progressions.The syllabus combines selected elements of Thai Boxing, Eskrima, Judo, Wrestling, Jun Fan Gung Fu & Mixed Martial Arts.

Strength Training

We teach StrongFirst, the School of Strength, standards in  Kettlebell, Barbell and Bodyweight. We also teach TAD 0-13 and Clubbell Strength.  

From experience, we know that the hard must be balanced with the soft. That is why we also teach The 5 Practices of Rejuvenation AKA Tibetan Yoga and Stretch Therapy.

Student Progression Levels

We have 9 levels of student progression. Three beginners levels, three intermediate levels and three advanced levels. Each level is represented by a colored sash and awarded to the student based on the results of a formal assessment, duration of regular attendance and their general character, behavior and attitude.

Miyamoto Musashi once wrote, “The true science of Martial Arts means practicing them in a way that they will be useful at any time, and to teach them in a way that they will be useful in all things”

Our Goal is to teach the true science of the martial arts As explained by Miyamoto.

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