Unleash Your

Potential

Join us at Velocity 2025, the must-attend event if you’re looking for growth and high performance in your martial arts business.

What to Expect

Immerse yourself in a day filled with with innovation, inspiration, and actionable strategies tailored to the unique challenges and opportunities of the martial arts industry.

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What's in store

Valuable networking

Catch up with old friends and build lasting connections with other martial arts professionals. Share your experiences and get new ideas.

Inspirational Keynotes

Gain insights from the best in the martial arts business and those who have achieved extraordinary success.

Expert-led workshops

Covering a wealth of topics, learn and apply
hands-on experience to make your school the best it can be.

Highlights from our previous event

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Meet our expert speakers

Scott Adkins

Scott Adkins, renowned martial artist, actor, and stuntman, joins us at Velocity 2025.

Known for his roles in John Wick Chapter 4, Accident Man, and Ip Man 4, Scott brings expertise in martial arts and action choreography.

A black belt in Taekwondo and Kickboxing, his dedication has earned him a global following. 

Put your questions to Scott in a session that will offer insights into his journey, emphasising discipline, perseverance, and high performance.

Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards

Michael Edwards, better known as Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards, was the first to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping.

Despite his challenges, Eddie became a beloved figure, inspiring a biographical film in 2016.

With charm and humour, he shares his journey, emphasizing risk-taking, perseverance, and resilience. Eddie embodies how grit and determination can lead to remarkable achievements.

Hear how you can thrive in difficult circumstances and why never giving up can lead to ultimate greatness.

alistair White

Master the art of negotiation with the expertise of world-renowned trainer Alistair.

He’ll teach you to become a better, more confident and more successful negotiator so you can convert with ease.

Covering planning, strategy, tactics and implementation you’ll learn how to ensure the best possible outcome every time.

Chloe Bruce

Chloe has been a Martial Artist (Tang Soo Do, and Sport Karate) since the age of 8, gaining numerous World, European and British titles in her competitive career which spanned over a period of 20 years! She holds 3 Guinness World Records and has created her own online training academy (The Chloe Bruce Academy), so others can follow in her footsteps.

Chloe really has dedicated her life to the pursuit of success, she is also a very successful female stunt performer doubling some of Hollywood’s most famous actors including Zoe Saldana is Guardians of the Galaxy, Daisy Ridley in Star Wars the force awakens and the Last Jedi, Sif in Thor 2, and Liv in BladeRunner 2049.

To Be announced

Watch this space – more headline speakers to be announced.

Gerard Turvey

Donovan Wint

David Lowe

Swapnil Garg

Louisa Turchet

Dave Holland

Victoria Doherty

To Be Announced

To Be Announced

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Why Attend?

Don't miss out on the chance to be part of a top group of martial arts business owners who are committed to high performance and growth.

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Ticket Options

Early bird registration is now open!

 

Book your tickets today and enjoy discounted pricing. Early bird tickets are limited so reserve your space today.

Day Pass

Conference access only
£249
£ 199 Early bird price
  • Friday evening 25th anniversary networking session
  • Access to all speaker sessions at the Saturday conference
  • Welcome pastries, buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the day
  • 1X workshop pass
  • Access to the Sunday morning conference and networking session
  • Star photo opportunities (charges apply)

General Pass

Conference and awards access
£349
£ 279 Early bird price
  • Friday evening 25th anniversary networking session
  • Access to all speaker sessions at the Saturday conference
  • Welcome pastries, buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the day
  • 2X workshop passes
  • Ticket to the awards and evening entertainment
  • Welcome drink and three course meal including wine
  • Access to the Sunday morning conference and networking session
  • Star photo opportunities (charges apply)

Gold Pass

Our most popular option
£429
£ 339 Early bird price
  • Friday evening 25th anniversary networking session
  • Access to all speaker sessions at the Saturday conference
  • Welcome pastries, buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the day
  • 3X workshop passes
  • Video recordings of the speaker sessions and workshops
  • Ticket to the awards and evening entertainment with priority seating
  • Welcome drink and three course meal including wine
  • Access to the Sunday morning conference and networking session
  • 1x theme park ticket
  • Star photo opportunities - discounted rate

Platinum VIP Pass

Limited numbers available
£599
£ 479 Early bird price
  • Friday evening 25th anniversary networking session
  • Front row seating for all speaker sessions at the Saturday conference
  • Welcome pastries, buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the day
  • Unlimited workshop access
  • Video recordings of the speaker sessions and workshops
  • VIP ticket to the awards and evening entertainment with priority seating
  • Welcome drink and three course meal including wine
  • Drinks package
  • Access to the Sunday morning conference and networking session
  • 3 x theme park tickets
  • Free star photo opportunities

Discounted Alton Towers Ticket

Book ahead and save money
£ 31
  • Allows access to the park for one day

Martial Arts Business Awards Ticket

Awards attendance ONLY - no access to the conference
£99
£ 79 Early bird price
  • Ticket to the awards and evening entertainment
  • Three course meal including wine

VIP Martial Arts Business Awards Ticket

Awards attendance ONLY - no access to the conference
£199
£ 159 Early bird price
  • VIP ticket to the awards and evening entertainment with priority seating
  • Three course meal including wine
  • Drinks package

For bookings of more than 5 people please contact us on marketing@nestmnaagment.co.uk to discuss special rates

Location

Directions

By Car

You can find Alton Towers Resort at the following address:

Alton Towers Resort
Alton, Staffordshire, ST10 4DB

Alton Towers Resort is located between the M1 and the M6 and is well signposted from both motorways. 

Some Sat Nav systems may take you down a local farm track (especially if you’re coming from the B5417). Please follow the road signs for the last few miles.

By Train

 Uttoxeter Train Station:

Uttoxeter station is the nearest train station to Alton Towers, just 10 miles from the resort. Uttoxeter station is just a 20 minute drive away from the resort or 30 minutes by bus.

Stoke on Trent Station:

Stoke on Trent rail station is 15 miles from Alton Towers Resort. A local taxi would take around 25 minutes to the resort.

Accommodation

A discounted rate is available at the Alton Towers Splash Landings Hotel (adjoining the conference centre) for all event attendees, rooms consist of double or twin beds and bunk beds with a maximum occupancy of 2 adults and 2 children per room.

Rates are per night on a bed and breakfast basis:

Single occupancy: £145

Double/Twin occupancy: £155

Additional occupants: £15 per child

To secure your booking please complete the form via the button below and email to the Alton Towers reservation team on reservations@alton-towers.com, a member of the hotel team will call you to confirm the reservation and take payment.

Room numbers are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Alton Towers have a number of other accommodation options which can be viewed and booked here.

Alternatively there are many hotels and self-catering options available in the local area.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Velocity provides a brilliant opportunity to bring your team to benefit from all of the learning from the speakers and workshops. Lots of schools choose to come as a group and also celebrate success at the Martial Arts Business Awards.

Contact us at marketing@nestmanagement.co.uk for special discounts on 5 or more tickets.

Parking at the conference centre and hotels is plentiful and free. Should you wish to park in the theme park car parks then you will need to pay the standard rates which can be found here.

Not at all! We will bring you an event all about education, business development and high performance. One of the key functions of NEST is to add value to the martial arts industry and to help it to grow.

We will be hosting a marketplace filled with exciting suppliers and service providers who will have special rates and discounts for the event should you want to speak to anyone.

There will be no ‘hard sell’ or pressure to buy anything at any point of the event.

No, we’re running the event to help the industry to grow and reach it’s potential. You will be able to get value from the event regardless of whether you are a NEST client or not.

Your ticket will include:

Day Pass

Saturday: welcome pastries, buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the day

General Pass and Gold Pass

Saturday: welcome pastries, buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the day

Awards evening: Welcome drink and three course meal including wine

Platinum VIP Pass

Saturday: welcome pastries, buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the day

Awards evening: Welcome drink, three course meal including wine and drinks package

Please see detailed information on the Alton Towers website and contact us if you have any questions.

If you will need any adjustments to help you make the most of the event then please let us know.

The day pass is the ticket for you! This gives you access to the conference sessions on both Saturday and Sunday but not the Martial Arts Business Awards.

NEST clients can also access our 25th anniversary celebration on Friday 21st March with a day pass ticket.

As with past NEST client events there is a free option to attend the daytime conference, this year this will also include our 25th anniversary celebration and Sunday conference and networking session.

As a NEST client you can also purchase discounted tickets to the Martial Arts Business Awards and upgrade to higher ticket tiers for a greatly reduced rate.

Not a NEST client yet? Get in touch to arrange a demo.

There will be photo opportunities, depending on your ticket package this will either incur a charge or be included. Please see individual ticket types for details.

Not all tickets will include access to the recordings so please make sure you choose the correct ticket type if you want to watch the sessions back. Recordings are included as part of Gold and Platinum VIP passes.

The NEST team are really excited to see everyone and will be available throughout the weekend, the best time to catch up will be during the Sunday morning workshops and networking event. Should you need anything before the event then please contact us on enquiries@nestmanagement.co.uk

We have chosen the Alton Towers location to make it easier to visit as a family, why not make most of conference whilst the rest of your family and any children enjoy the park. We have discounted park tickets available to purchase.

Children under 7 years of age won’t be permitted to attend either the conference or the Martial Arts Business Awards. We can accommodate children over 7 but please bear in mind that there won’t be any facilities or entertainment for children and you will need to purchase a ticket for the conference or awards if they will be attending.

Alton Towers do not offer a specific baby sitting or creche service.

We understand that some people may only be able to attend by bringing their children and so we have made the event available to children over 7 years old.

Please bear in mind that there won’t be any facilities or entertainment for children and you will need to purchase a ticket for the conference or awards if they will be attending.

This will depend on the ticket package you’ve purchased, our Gold and Platinum VIP passes both have theme park tickets included. If you need additional tickets then these can be purchased at a discounted rate.

NEST are a reseller of Alton Towers tickets and as such any tickets will be subject to Alton Towers policies and terms and conditions. Please see their website for further details.

Yes, we have negotiated a special discounted delegate rate in the Splash Landings hotel, details on booking accommodation can be found here.

A specific number of rooms have been reserved for us so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Alternatively there are many hotels and self-catering options available in the local area.

We will be celebrating the loyalty and success of our long standing clients as well as there being some surprise awards throughout the evening.

We will also shortly open nominations for the Martial Arts Business Awards categories so that you can nominate yourself or someone in your business for an award.

There won’t be an award solely for attending the event.

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