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Our Coaches

You’re in safe hands; our coaches have years and years of experience to share with you for the best coaching experience in the area.

Arash Shojeai

Arash Shojaei

Arash grew up practicing wrestling over in Iran and got selected for the Cadets National Team. When he came to the UK, he won tournaments such as the Welsh Open and English Open. Arash was the Welsh Wrestling Coach for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, so has a lot of great, high-level knowledge to share with us. For several years, Arash has been coaching many of the Professional MMA Fighters in Wales in addition to teaching the sport of Wrestling.

Ivaylo Sarov

Ivaylo Sarov

Ivaylo started wrestling at 10 years old in home country of Bulgaria. At 11, he won the junior championship for the Burgas region of Bulgaria, which is one of the best regions for wrestling in his country. At 15, Ivaylo won bronze in the Bulgarian cadet national competition. At 18, he won gold in the 62KG adult’s nation competition. Between the ages of 19 and 22, Ivaylo studied in the military academy, where he earned three titles in the Bulgarian Military Championship. In 2019 – Ivaylo is ranked fifth in the in the Bulgarian veteran competition.

Luis Brauner

Luis Brauner

Welsh champion as a brown belt 2x gold medallist at Hereford open as brown belt. 3rd place at the British open as brown belt. Celtic open champion as Black belt. National masters absolute champion as black belt. 2x silver medallist at the British open as black belt and lots more to come. UKBJJA LEVEL 2 referee. QA level 3 emergency first aid at work. Level 3 Safeguarding.

James Miller

James Miller

Ex Royal Marine Commando – left the service in June 2019. Served as Royal Marine Commando for 11 years, completing several tours. For 7 years I served as a royal marine PTI (Physical Training Instructor). I have the record for both the Steeple Chase and Triple Jump in the Marines, having represented the Navy at athletics and been asked to represent the Navy in Swimming, Waterpolo and High Diving.

Paul Jenkins, Hangar HPC

Paul Jenkins

Paul Jenkins is our in-house Combat Sports specialist with literally decades of experience coaching MMA, Boxing, Kickboxing and Submission Wrestling. With this in mind, Paul has taught them all – everyone from raw beginners, competent social trainers right up to seasoned professional athletes.

Declan O Callaghan

Declan O Callaghan

Trained in various Martial Arts from childhood. I have 17 years of experience in Kickboxing, Competed in a number of different disciplines, Fought for numerous Titles in different weight categories, I can offer coaching in multiple different styles of striking. Former Cruiserweight Welsh Kickboxing Champion. Also plays pool for Wales!

Personal Trainers

Personal Training is working one-to-one for a totally individualised program to help you achieve your goals. Sessions take place at the gym and you book and pay them directly. The following trainers are full time at Hangar HPC and we also have some part-time trainers you will see in there from time to time.

Faith Attwell

Faith Attwell

Gym Owner and Founder. Currently studying Wrestling Level Two Coach. Certified Level 3 Personal Trainer specialising in programming and coaching especially for people like me (busy!). I have also undertaken further qualifications in Nutrition and Strength, and can assist showing you how to best organise your eating to maximise your training goals.

Lorna Hopgood

Lorna Hopgood

With 6 years’ experience in the industry, I’ve coached men and women from all walks of life, managed multiple gyms, and had the incredible opportunity to launch a new gym chain in Shanghai! My focuses as a coach have changed and adapted over the years as I’ve grown to learn the fundamentals of living a healthy and happy life, and now helping active females find autonomy over their bodies in order to regulate training, nutrition, recovery and lifestyle is where my passion lies.

Leah Rogers

Leah Rogers

I’m a certified Level 3 Personal Trainer and I specialise in programming and coaching in person and online to help you maximise your training goals.

Shane Riley in Thailand

Shane Riley

Shane has worked with Cardiff Blues during the pre-season, as well as multiple European MMA fighters. Shane Riley is a Former Pro MMA Fighter. Qualifications. Level 3 Personal Trainer Phil Learney Coaching Academy Nexus Mentoring Program Specialising in: Strength and Conditioning, Transformations PadWork, MMA fight prep