Categories for Self Defence

Feb 14
self defence

Attack and Defence in the Martial Arts

The terms “attack”, “defence” and “self-defence” can sometimes cause confusion to novices when discussing the martial arts. As regular readers of our blog will know, we are keen to explore some of the philosophical and spiritual guidance of martial arts...

Dec 17
Zara Phythian

Weekend Warrior – Zara Phythian

Zara Phythian was born on May 10, 1984 in Nottingham, UK. She started to train in the martial arts from the age of seven, learning the discipline of Shotokan Karate and achieving a second dan black belt before becoming a...

Aug 21

FAQs – Safety in the Dojo

Here we’ll deal with some questions that potential new members ask on the subject of the martial arts and safety when training. Do you have established safety roles in the dojo? It’s hard to stress just how seriously we take...

Mar 15
WAIMA

Are You Being Bullied?

What does the term “bullying” mean to you? Does it bring to mind kids beating each other up in school?  Perhaps a child in your local playgroup is aggressive towards all the others? Well, it may surprise you to know...

Feb 2
Jaco Protection Short and Athletic Cup System

Heres How To Set Yourself Up For Success

Shihan Phil discusses the importance of ensuring that YOU are a  priority in your own life by taking the time to care for your health and wellbeing and fuel yourself as you head into February! TRANSCRIPTION BELOW Hey, what’s up?...

Jan 19
interview tips

Success Is A Journey Not A Destination

Most people want to be successful in their lives, but make the mistake of defining success as a destination rather than a lifelong journey. As you progress through your Martial Arts journey you will set goals, these will give you...