Parents, coaches and sport club volunteers are being supported to spot and guard against child sexual exploitation through a low cost course created by national child safeguarding charity NWG Network and funded by Sport England.
The 30-minute course is designed to provide an introduction to safeguarding issues for all those involved in sports at a local level and will be available for just £5. The course available here https://...
Even before Mike Tyson stepped into the ring to achieve the 50th win of his career against Clifford Etienne, he was nervous. He kept his eyes on his opponent from the moment he entered the ring, but up until that point he had been nervous.
When a young white belt wakes up on the day of his first competitive martial arts tournament, he feels more anxiety than ever. Fear of the impending pressure, the crowd that will watch him a...
Training and competing in martial arts is like any other sport in that it can result in a wide range of injuries. Different types of martial arts may be more likely to result in certain injuries, however there are things you can do to give yourself the best chance of staying injury free.
Martial arts training should take place in a fun and safe environment, although there is a chance any of the following could be suffered -
Safeguarding should be a top priority for all those involved in all sport, whether a club, organisation, an individual or as a parent. This is why Sport England have brought leading bodies from Safeguarding together with the Martial Arts sector to launch the Safeguarding Code in Martial Arts.
The Safeguarding Code gives everyone an opportunity to work towards earning recognition that
shows they have reached and maintained exce...
January is a popular time for people to make changes, sometimes this involves the desire to get fit or learn something new. If martial arts is something you're looking to start, or you're looking to change your style, there's a few things to consider when choosing the right fit for you.
This list is not exhaustive, but covers the main points we think you should consider when looking for a new martial arts club.
Everyone will at some point have seen a martial artist 'skipping' during their training. Is this something you overlook in your training? Or do you consider it a vital ingredient? Lets take a look at the benefits of utilising the simple jump rope...
High calorie burner
Improved agility & speed
Effective endurance training
A skipping rope is one of the cheapest pieces of equipment...
What do you notice when watching the best in business throw their kicks? Their legs seem to work by remote control, it looks effortless. Normally they are relaxed with a loose stance and yet they can throw extremely powerful kicks and score points among the best fighters in the world.
Obviously this is not something you can learn overnight, certainly as a beginner it is much more likely that you will be completely tensed up. Th...