Muay Thai Kickboxing Instructor
I have completed 15 years of Muay Thai kickboxing and this is where my passion for mixed martial started. I trained at Shin-Gi-Ruh in my youth and my instructors taught me the skills required to be an instructor. I volunteered for 3 years teaching the females session on a weekly basis. My passion grew stronger and I decided to set up my own project called Z’s Defence Academy. I currently teach kickboxing/self-defence sessions on a weekly basis
Self Defence & Restraint Instructor
We have completed an accredited national vocational qualification through the national federation of personal safety. They have been established for the past 30 years and teach people worldwide. I completed this course as I have a passion in teaching others, keeping the community safe and increase individual’s confidence levels
Walk For Life Brook House
We teamed up with walk for Life Brook House who lead regular walks for adults and young people around Blackburn. Walking is very important and the aim if the group is to not use their mobile phones and interact with others. A chance to talk to different people about their life experiences
We have conducted training with the Alzheimer’s Society and become a Dementia Friend. Their aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition. Dementia Friends is about learning more about dementia and the small ways you can help
We have donated funds to Guide Dogs Uk who train dogs to help the blind people. It cost 56k to train a dog from being a puppy till they get released to their owner. Lets help the people in need and get rewarded for helping the people in need
Tough Mudder 5k
We have completed the tough mudder challenge on 27th July 2019 which had 13 obstacles with in the course. This was a tough challenge as the whole course was full of mud. It was the best feeling ever and we were full of adrenaline and as a team completed the full challenge. Who said you cant have fun in mud!
Community Clothing Blackburn
We got scouted from Instagram to conduct a shoot for a clothing brand called community clothing. They are a social enterprise with a simple mission; to make excellent quality affordable clothes for men and women, to create great jobs for skilled workers and by doing this helps to restore real pride in Britain’s Textile communities.
Online Community TV
We have started vlogging for an online community TV called UCTV talking about the benefits of health and fitness. They are a none for profit organisation who offer a platform for organisations/projects to discuss their ideas to the wider world through social media.
We have completed the online learning with Age UK to become a digital champion. Age UK help people with their digital and offers 1-1 and group sessions. We have been awarded upon completion of the digital course.
When you achieve an award for getting recognised for the good work you are doing in the community. I have volunteered from a very young age and I strongly believe in giving back to the community. I have worked within the banking industry for the past 8 years and have ample of knowledge on savings, mortgages, pensions and financial advice (long term investments).
We have completed a mentoring course from an organisation called Connect who provide different services to the public. They offer regular walks, mentoring programme and public services.
The Yellow Book
The Yellow Book is a publication from the rethinkyourmind project. Developed by those with experience of mental health challenges and endorsed by professionals, the book hopes to educate, aid and support.
Union Learning Rep
We had the opportunity to become a union learning rep through Aegis and offer a chance to gain qualifications in a whole range of subjects. This gives a chance to people who don't have any qualifications or develop their skills or advance in their career. Life long learning gives people confidence, transform their lives, better jobs and achieve a qualification
Give an Hour campaign
We have worked with Give an Hour Campaign and visited different schools to give presentations on the services Zs Defence Academy offers and how/why we started the project. The visit at Tauheedul High School was very popular and the organisation has published this article nationally. Read the story below
HWRK - Magazine for teacher
We were contacted by Hwrk teachers magazine to advertise the services we offer in the whole of North West. Have a look at page 21 which shows our add and read many other interesting organisations.
Zee has wanted to gain a qualification as a Civilian instructor and she has conducted a couple days of intense training to develop her skills further. The military style training took place in Northampton with many other instructors from all different types of sports and she successfully qualified
Lancashire skills pledge award Certificate
World Record Challenge