Sparring for Kickboxing


Look no further than Urban Kings Gym, we specialist in Glory Kickboxing in our London based training facility. We offer Sparring for intermediate kickboxers and above, so if you’re ready to go, so are we – Let’s get started!

About Kickboxing Sparring Classes


Kickboxing sparring is a great way to put to practice the multiple striking techniques learnt from your trainers, sparring requires the appropriate equipment; mouth guard, 16 oz boxing gloves, shin guards and groin guard, head guard is optional but may be a good choice specially for the more novice students who need to get used to taking punches and need to build confidence.

What it takes

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Sparring for Experience

These classes are more suited for the intermediate to advanced students so if you are new please ask your trainer if you’re ready to attend these.

Before thinking about Kickboxing Sparring, be sure that you are confident in your techniques and skill level. Your trainer will be able to work with you to get you to the level needed and will advise you when taking your first steps into Sparring.

About the Trainer


Gyp Tessier

Gyp was first introduced to Martial Arts as a kid, training in Karate and Viet Vo Dao. At the age of 15 he started training Muay Thai in France with Thai champions Pudpadnoi (France Muay Thai) and Krongsak which lead him to fight in the French Muay Thai circuit.

Shortly after he went to Thailand to train at Sityodtong, sor thanikul camp and Lanna boxing where he continued fighting, and for the next 15 years he regularly went to Thailand, training and fighting at several camps around the country. This led him to meet some of  Thailand’s best fighters Orono, Samart and Coban to name a few. He then moved to NYC where he trained and fought under Kru Phil Nurse for several years.

Gyp has had over 60 fights in Muay Thai and kickboxing, fighting in Thailand, Europe and the US.


  • Precision Nutrition
  • Chek Level 1 and Level 2
  • Charles Poliquin Level 1 and Level 2
  • J C Santana MMA-CSCC Level 1
  • NASM – National academy of sports medicine
  • ACE – American council of Exercise
  • Pilates Mat Work (Michael King, London)
  • AIS – Active Isolated Stretching
  • LSSM – London School of Sports Massage
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