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Sep 27

Where do the Martial Arts Come From?

This is one of the commonest questions we encounter and I’d like to share what might look like a very vague answer! A misty background history – Europe We sometimes hear statements such as “the Japanese invented martial arts” or...

Aug 30
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Tips for Motivational Speaking

We are not just about specific martial arts training. One of our specialist areas involves helping people develop the techniques required for motivational speaking – notably including the self-confidence that requires. This is a big subject and needs tuition. We...

Jul 24

Myth Busting – The Martial Arts and Violence

One of the things that saddens professionals and expert practitioners within the martial arts domain is the misconception that these ancient disciplines are somehow about “violence”. This comes about due to the utter nonsense perpetrated in some sections of the...

Jul 4

Are Leaders Born or Made?

This is a great and traditional debating point and we’ll offer our view here – which is that it’s both. Birth The Nature versus Nurture debate has raged in various forms for millennia. As our knowledge of genetics has grown...

Jun 26

What is Motivational Speaking?

Entire libraries have been filled with books on this subject. If you look at them, you’ll see literally thousands of different definitions of “motivational speaking” and many of those will contradict others. Let’s demolish one myth immediately – motivational speaking...

Feb 2
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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
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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...