Lee Agar-Hutton teaches Tai Chi and Qigong. She has been involved with Tai Chi for nearly thirty years and is an Advanced Level instructor with The Tai Chi Union for Great Britain.
She is also a keen gym member and almost every day will see her attending a class of Yoga or Pump or Bodycombat or LBT. She believes that a balanced approach to fitness is best, combining the aerobic and more 'sweaty' fitness regimes along with the slightly more sedate (but no easier) disciplines of Yoga and Tai Chi.
One difference between Robert and Lee is that whereas Robert likes to explain the whys and wherefores of the art so that students can understand the reasons behind what they are doing, Lee is more of a 'Just DO It' instructor so her sessions can be pretty intense (in a slow and relaxed way).
The founder and chief instructor of the Agar-Hutton Martial Arts Academy is Robert (Sifu Robert - if you want to be formal, 'sifu' meaning 'teacher'). He is ranked as a Senior Level Tai Chi instructor (the highest of their four instructor grades) with the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain. He is also a sixth degree black belt in Karate Jutsu and an expert martial artist with 46 years of training and over 25 years of teaching experience.
He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Martial Arts and Sports Psychology from the University of Derby (Buxton Campus) which he earned after three years of full time study at University, as a mature student, between 2007 and 2010. This degree makes him one of only a handful of instructors with both practical and formal academic knowledge of martial arts in the UK.
He is regularly asked to teach Martial Arts and Physical Defensive Skills at seminars in the UK, USA and Malaysia.
Robert is also the author of the books (and eBooks) "How To Deal With Verbal Aggression" and "Anger Management For You" which sell worldwide (via Amazon and other outlets) as well as several martial arts eBooks.
Robert is not a cross between Rambo and Superman. He is in fact, sixty-three years of age, with grey hair (much less of it than there used to be) and is a little overweight. At five foot six inches tall with his normal lopsided grin, the only person he can intimidate is... Well actually he has never intimidated anyone...
So what makes Robert special? It's simply the fact that he can teach YOU how to develop the mindset and physical skills that will keep you healthy and safe. If you are big and strong, great... you can be shown how to add to those attributes. If you are small and weak you can learn how knowledge, attitude and technique will allow you to protect yourself. Even if you are unfit or a little bit frail, well no worries because with the training that Robert can provide, you WILL be able to learn how to get fit, keep healthy, and protect yourself.