Tap or Snap MMA club was founded by professional MMA Middleweight fighter Christian Smith in 2000. Over his 10 year career, Christian was ranked 4th in the U.K, had a professional record of 21-5-0, Clash of Warriors Middleweight Champion and 2008 M1 Challenge UK Team Qualifier.
With over 20 years of experience in Martial Arts, the club has been affiliated to ShootersMMA, and Gordo Jiu-JItsu Europe, learning from world class professional coach August Wallen, and 3rd Degree Black Belt Ben Poppleton. Christian has been attending instructor courses regularly in MMA, BJJ, Submission Wrestling and Self Defence. He's a Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a Level One Coach in British Wrestling, a one of only three to be awarded full instructor licence with ShootersMMA. He has produced many champions in various weight categories and organisations over the years. More than just a club with one instructor, Tap or Snap instructors annually attend courses at ShootersMMA headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden to update their knowledge and techniques.