Midgard Combat Club

Foundation Academy


Hi, I’m Odin Tunningley, Midgard Combat Club founder & Head Instructor.

MCC are the only UKGA accredited club on the Isle of Wight (Wihtland), offering top level instruction in the art of Glima.

I’m a fully UKGA accredited Glima Instructor, and I hold a chair on the UKGA Board. I’ve been studying martial arts since the mid 80’s, starting off with Taekwondo and Boxing. At 19 I decided to join the British Army where I saw operational experience in Northern Ireland and the Iraq conflict in 2004. I left the Army in 2006 and immediately started working as a Doorman in West Yorkshire, working my way up to Head Doorman; in that job you see & deal with all types of self-defence situations. 

Since leaving the army I have become a qualified bodyguard and have a wealth of knowledge in self-defence. I have studied and competed in MMA, ABA Boxing, BKB, Judo and BJJ. I hold the rank of 1st Kyu (brown belt) in Judo, most recently competing as part of the IOW Judo Team at the European Island Games. I’ve studied & come to love the grappling arts & I’ve now added Glima to my arsenal. I also offer 1-2-1 training and fight preparation. 

I’m fully insured, DBS checked, an SIA licensed Close Protection Operative & hold First Person on scene (FPOS) first aid qualification. I’m also currently studying for a level 3 Personal Training 

At Midgard Combat Club our training will be hard but rewarding; we are a fully inclusive club where everyone is welcome. 

MCC will be offering the following classes; 

Midgard Valkyries (ladies only)

Ungr Dreki (Young Dragon) Kids only
Wihtland Berserkers (Mixed adults & Fight team)


Isle of Wight

Contact Details

Social and full contact details coming soon.

Email: midgardprotection9@gmail.com