Combat & Fitness


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Our expanded staff now come from all walks of life and have a rich history of providing exemplary service in a variety of fitness, martial arts and health & well being programmes.  Our staff are highly qualified and vetted with affiliations in many internationally recognized sports, fitness and martial arts organizations.

personal fitness training for adults, teens, and children. Real World Combat & Fitness offers a wide variety of fitness classes for all ages including Body By Finn, Cycle Fit, Section 20- Strength & Conditioning, Fight Fitness, Zumba Fit, Beginner Bootcamp, and much more.


We began as a security consulting firm and tactical training group (Real World Defence Systems) which offered self-protection seminars and workshops around the world.  We aimed to provide our clients with verifiable, field tested self-protection concepts that wouldn't take a lifetime to master. Real World Defence Systems instructors have extensive backgrounds in security, military, self-protection and combative martial arts.

In 2012, we developed a full time training centre in beautiful West Cork aptly named Real World Combat & Fitness. In 2014, we expanded to open our gym in Kenmare, Co Kerry. Our primary goal has been to share the life changing benefits that fitness and martial arts training can offer to all ages.


The longer you wait, the further you’re getting from your goal. Those calories aren't burning themselves. Make the commitment to be healthy. We'll be your partner every step (or plank or squat thrust) of the way. Contact us for a free tour!

About us    fitness club in kenmare

what we do:

Real World Combat & Fitness is Kerry's most sought after fitness and martial arts gym. Home to Body By Finn Fitness, Ireland's Personal Trainer. We provide seminars, classes and private training groups focusing on martial arts, fitness, and health & well being. We offer traditional, combative and sport martial arts classes along with

Why are We in business

"We want to provide a world class customer experience, unique to our area, and deliver it through the medium of health, fitness and martial arts. It's just that simple." ...Mark Lee

Regardless of why you walk through our doors, it's our mission to help develop a true state of confidence in every skill you train and empower a sense of personal development along the way. We just happen to think you can have a great time doing it. We strive to ensure that every client walks away having received exceptional value for their money and 100% satisfaction with the service provided.      
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