About us


Walsall Elite Martial Arts is a club with a long record of high standards in both grading’s and competitions. We expect all students to engage fully within lessons and would not expect anything less from our students.


As instructors our aim is to help students to become the very best they can be, across all aspects Tae Kwon do, Kickboxing and within their personal lives.   


We're always happy to welcome new members who are interested in joining our team


Chief Instructor 


Jason Rowley


Fully qualified Umpire & Referee


Styles: Tae Kwon-Do, Kickboxing & MMA


Grade: 4th Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon-Do & Kickboxing


Tel: 07976158381


E-mail: jason@walsallelitemartialarts.co.uk


Chief instructor Jason Rowley has been training in martial arts from the age of 14, he currently holds a 4th degree black belt in both Tae Kwon-do and Kickboxing. Jason has had a great amount of success in competitions and grading thought out his training. Jason has won multiple championships’ both national and international including British, English, Scottish, Welsh and the European titles, Jason has also won the coveted and prestigious Tae Kwon-do association Great Britain (TAGB) Black Belt of the year award for his outstanding performance in his grading. At the age of 19 Jason started to teach, at the age of 21 he had taken over the running of the club along with his older sister Emily-Jane Arms they have taken the club to heights beyond their expectation. Within his time as chief instructor of Walsall Elite Martial Arts, Jason has coached students to win at the top levels in competition.  Jason is the proud coach to World champions, International, National and Regional champions here at Walsall EMA.  Jason is a strong believer that proficiency and understanding of techniques makes a better and more rounded martial artist and fighter.   

Senior Instructor


Emily-Jane Arms ***2016 World Champion***


Fully Qualified Umpire & Referee


Styles: Tae Kwon-Do & Ladies fitness Instructor


Grade: 4th Degree Black Belt

Additional: FabFITness & Tiger's Instructor

Tel: 07971196676

E-mail: emily@walsallelitemartialarts.co.uk


Emily-Jane Arms, began martial arts at the tender age of 18. After 3 months training entered her first national tournament, the TAGB Scottish Championships 2001.  She had no previous competition experience and as a white belt had to fight up 3 belt categories in the blue belt division.  Emily won a BRONZE medal one of which takes pride of place as it was her first success at a National tournament. This would be the start to a very bright fighting career in the ladies’ heavy weight division.  Emily is multiple times British, Scottish, Welsh, Midlands, South Midlands, English Champion in both individual and team sparring to name a few.  Emily won Silver at the 2010 World Championship for individual continuous sparring and became ***World Champion Tag Team Sparring***.  Emily also took the Grand Championship ladies title in 2014.  2016 Emily took to the world stage again and was crowned the new ladies heavyweight continuous sparring ***WORLD CHAMPION*** Emily was promoted to 1st Dan Black belt in 2005, promoted to 2nd Dan in 2007, promoted to 3rd Dan in 2010 and was promoted to 4th Degree Black Belt in 2014. Emily has been the most successful lady representing Walsall Elite Martial Arts (formally Walsall Tae Kwon Do Club), for over 17 years at National and International Tournaments. Emily began teaching martial arts in 2003 at the age of 23 then became the proud co-owner of Walsall Tae Kwon Do Club two years later in 2005, the club where Emily and her younger brother Jason Rowley began their martial arts career. Alongside her brothers the club was rebranded as "Walsall Elite Martial Arts & Fitness" and has gone from strength to strength developing the next generation of martial artist. Now mum of two Emily has been a key role in developing the TIGERS and ladies FabFITness programmes. Emily’s philosophy is that commitment and determination is rewarded in many ways, which may be visible within the dojang or home. Emily’s favorite quotes “to be the best, you've got to beat the best”, “the belt does not make the fighter, the fighter makes the belt”. 

Assistant Instructor


Asma Riaz


Qualified Umpire


Styles: Tae Kwon-Do


Grade: 2nd Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon-Do

Additional: FabFITness & Tigers Instructor


Email: asma@walsallelitemartialarts.co.uk

Assistant Instructor


Elliott Martin


Umpire Part 1


Styles: Tae Kwon-Do


Grade: 2nd Degree Black Belt

Additional: NVQ Level 3 Personal Trainer

Assistant Instructor


Christopher Rowley


Umpire Part 1


Styles: Tae Kwon-Do


Grade: 1st Degree Black Belt

Additional: Degree in Sports Science

Walsall Elite Martial Arts

& Fitness

Unit 31 Manor Industrial Estate

Pleck Road



Want to become a member???


Call us on: 07976 158381


or contact us directly using our online: CONTACT FORM.




Walsall Elite Martial Arts have a 100% grading success rate.  This is due to the amount of effort that the students put into their training. All students train hard each lesson, which is reflected at grading's.  Our students always impress our external grading examiner Master Donnelly (8th Degree Black Belt).

Walsall EMA NEWS!!!!

***GTI English Champions 2018**

Mr Plamer Snr

Mr Rowley

Dominic Price

Joshua Bromwich


*TAGB Midlands Champions 2018*

Mr Rowley

Mr Palmer Snr.

Mr Palmer Jnr.

Mrs Arms

Aisha Ahkoon


**TAGB English Champions 2018**

Mr Palmer Snr

Mrs Arms

Dominic Price

Ammaarah Atcha


TAGB Welsh Champions 2018

Mr Palmer Snr

Mrs Arms

Amina Mirza 


TAGB World Champions 2018

Triple World Champion Mr Palmer

Double World Champion Mrs Arms

Amina Mirza

Japjeevan Singh

Tag Team World Champions

Umar-Faarooq Jeewa

Ismaeel Jeewa

Khadija Jeewa

Black Belt Promotions!!!

April 2018

Eimaan Raza 1st Dan Black Belt

Billy Palmer 3rd Dan Black Belt.


October 2018

Bradley Williams 1st Dan Black Belt

Sukhpreet Magar 1st Dan Black Belt

Aadam Khan 2nd Dan Black Belt.


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