Meet the team

Tom

Mr Tom Nicholson

FOUNDER AND CHIEF INSTRUCTOR

VI Degree International Instructor

TKD/KB Instructor  at The Academy

Hatton Elite Boxing Coach

Mr Nicholson founded PROACTION as a once a week hobby! HIs passion and dedication to Taekwon-Do, Martial Arts and Fitness has grown PROACTION to what it is today, one of the largest and most successful martial arts groups in the UK.

Mr Nicholson was a prolific competitor on the International Taekwon-Do circuit, attaining 1 x Bronze and 1 x Silver at the European Championships, 2 x Team Bronze at the World Championships and countless International Gold Medals. Retiring from competition at the end of 2015, Mr Nicholson became more involved in the running of Taekwon-Do in England and was honoured to be elected as ITF England President in January 2017.

Bex

Miss Bex Timms

V Degree International Instructor

TKD, Kickboxing and Fitness Instructor at The Academy

TKD Instructor at Wellingborough

Miss Timms has been a Martial Artist for over 20 years and spent 2 seasons competing at International level as part of the England Team.

Tony

Mr Tony Hill

IV Degree International Instructor

PROACTION DAVENTRY OWNER

PROACTION BANBURY OWNER

Mr Hill has over 23 years within Taekwon-Do winning multiple British Championships and is 3 times King of the Ring Champion!

Joolz

Mr Julian Andrews

IV Degree

PROACTION MK1 OWNER

PROACTION MK2 OWNER

PROACTION KETTERING OWNER

TKD Instructor at The Academy

Mr Andrews once trialled at County Level in Rugby Union

George

Mr George Hill

III DegreeTKD

I Degree KB

TKD and KB Instructor at The Academy

TKD Instructor at Bromham and Coventry

Mr Hill was once in the newspapers in Liverpool for being the youngest ever registered supported of Liverpool Football Club!

Steve

Mr Steven Wrigglesworth

III Degree

PROACTION CORBY OWNER

PROACTION RUSHDEN OWNER

PROACTION MARKET HARBOROUGH OWNER

TKD Instructor at Bedford

Mr Wrigglesworth holds 2 ITF World Cup Gold Medals

Becky

Mrs Rebecca Hill

III Degree

PROACTION DAVENTRY OWNER

PROACTION BANBURY OWNER

“From Ballerina to Ninja”

Mrs Hill has been a PROACTION student since 2005 and an Instructor since 2009.

Cyril

Mr Cyril Ayesu

II Degree

Mr Ayesu says:

“Reach beyond yourself daily with a good attitude.”

Mr Glyn Fisher

I Degree

TKD Instructor at Banbury and Daventry

Mr Fisher was once a Choir Boy!!

Michael

Mr Michael Findlay Cooper

I Degree

PROACTION LEICESTER OWNER

PROACTION MARKET HARBOROUGH OWNER

TKD Instructor at Corby

Mr Findlay-Cooper has 5 Gold Medals in total. He says:

“I like to challenge myself in anything I do and give it everything I’ve got to get to where I need to be!”

Dan

Mr Daniel Peacock

I Degree

TKD Instructor at Bedford, MK1 and MK3

Mr Peacock says:

“I once spent a couple of days canoeing through the Amazon Rainforest!”

Vince

Mr Vince Jordan

I Degree

TKD Instructor

Josh

Mr Josh Lawrie

I Degree

TKD Instructor at Coventry, MK3 and Wellingborough

Lisa

Mrs Lisa Parish

I Degree

TKD Instructor

Mrs Parish says:

“I’m an all or nothing kind of person. My family and friends are everything to me. Taekwon-Do is my passion and there is nothing more rewarding than teaching!”

Joe

Mr Joe Parish

I Degree

TKD Instructor

Pete

Mr Peter Green

II Degree

TKD Instructor at Banbury and Daventry

Toni

Mrs Toni Findlay Cooper

I Degree

PROACTION LEICESTER OWNER

TKD Instructor

Andy

Mr Andy Thomas

Black Stripe

TKD Instructor at Bromham

Ned

Mr Ned Shakir

Black Stripe

TKD Instructor at The Academy

Alan

Mr Alan Neighbour

Black Stripe

TKD Instructor

Simon

Mr Simon Hill

Black Stripe

Mr Hill says:

“Accept what is, remember what was, and have faith in what can be.”

Mr James Wright

PROACTION Head Boxing Coach

Hatton Academy Elite Boxing Coach

James used to be a Psychiatric Social Worker and currently works very hard to raise awareness and monies as a trustee for the PROACTION nominated charity Niamhs Next Step.

Mr David Marshall

PROACTION Lead Fitness Instructor

Personal Trainer

David says:

” I have seen so many times people achieve things they dare dream to come true intheir career, family life, sports, travels…..

All it needs is a push in the right direction. That’s why I believe in what I do and that’s what happens here at PROACTION! Make it happen!”

Jazz

Miss Jazz Timms

I Degree TKD

II Degree KB

TKD/KB Assistant Instructor at The Academy

Miss Timms has been doing Taekwon-Do since she was 4 years old!

Luis

Mr Luis Timms

I Degree TKD

II Degree KB

TKD/KB Assistant Instructor at The Academy

Mr Timms says:

“I love doing my job and helping others because I like to see people giving their 110%!”

Carter

Mr Carter Pritchard

I Degree

TKD Assistant Instructor

Jas

Mrs Jas Nicholson

PROACTION Office Manager

Jas says:

“My role at PROACTION is as Office Manager, however as our family business Tom and I work closely alongside all of the PROACTION Team to ensure all our students enjoy every aspect of what we offer here.

Welcome to the PROACTION Family”

Tee

Miss Teegan Jones

ReactionSport Shop Manager

Teegan has been training since 2011. She supports the Instructor team by managing our online shop and supplying equipment.

Me

Mrs Nic Andrews

Marketing and Events Manager

Nic says:

“My son started training with PROACTION when he was just 4 in 2015. In 2018 I joined the PROACTION team as Marketing and Events Manager. I love being able to support and help the club to grow”

Abbi

Miss Abbi Brown

Reception

Abbi works on the Reception at The PROACTION Academy in Northampton. Abbi is always there with a smile to welcome all of our members.