March 12, 2020

Elijah Everill is already one of the most successful British martial artists ever. His record of World, European and British Championships, along with countless international Grand Championship wins is enviable by anyone's standards.

He recently cemented his claim to number one status by taking an incredible victory in the Grand Champion category of the acclaimed Irish Open. After defeating his allstars team mate, point fightin...

February 12, 2020

Hungarian fighter Alex Veres reigned supreme with Italian Federica Trovalusci at the 2020 Watford Open Nationals, each taking home three titles.

Alex took the Mens Grand championship by beating home heavyweight Chris Aston in the final, whilst twice beating Brit Craig Harrington in the final of the -79 and -84KG point fighting divisions.

Italian Federica claimed the women's Grand Champion title along with two divisional titles,...

February 6, 2020

When coming up against a fighter who likes to press forward with sharp strikes or kicks in sparring, there is something thing you can do to help turn the tide in your favour.

'Faking' or feinting is a skill which allows you to draw your opponent off balance, break their timing, and generally put them off their attack.

In these circumstances, it sometimes feels impossible to get your opponent to move back. You can use faking skil...

January 31, 2020

Chris Aston took two gold medals at the WAKO Kickboxing Golden Glove tournament in Italy including a brilliant win in the Grand Champion division, taking victory over German Toli Kuschnir.

Heavyweight Chris added silver in +94KG and a second Gold in -94KG in another face off with the German Kuschnir.

Elijah Everill took his customary title under 74KG but could only manage silver in the heavier -79KG, Hungarian Alex Veres taking...

January 23, 2020

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://...

January 2, 2020

The ability to throw effective punches is up there with the most important aspects of combat martial arts and sports.

A common mistake when sparring / fighting is the failure to keep your feet directly under your punches. Overreaching puts you off balance and isn't conducive to delivering quality high impact strikes.

Having good balance increases your punching power, allows for better counters, and gives your greater defensive a...

December 12, 2019

An Elijah Everill inspired Team GB took a magnificent team Gold medal at the WAKO Point Fighting World Championships in Turkey, along with two individual Golds and two Bronze medals.

Everill is currently the form point fighter anywhere in the world and was in dominant mood at these championships.

In his -74KG division, his record was almost unbelievable, with early bout stoppages for 10 clear points in the Quarter Final (10-0 vs...

October 21, 2019

British Kickboxing star Elijah Everill has just won the Grand Championship Title at the Bristol Open to make it an incredible total of ten open weight wins in just one year. In doing so, he also became the first male in history to retain his title.

These extraordinary figures a paint a picture of complete dominance in his field. For Elijah, this success has come as no surprise, he told martialarts-online:

"I work extremely hard...

October 16, 2019

Leading the attack or counter fighting is a question most martial artists will have asked themselves many times during their training.

There are seemingly obvious arguments to each method.

Counter-attacking is a more defensive style of fighting, so you'd imagine the risks of being hit would be lower. It also requires waiting for your opponent to make the first move, therefore you could judge the situation whilst deciding what ac...

August 21, 2019

Jacob Edwards-Bytom, director at one of the UK's leading martial arts equipment suppliers, Made4Fighters, provides his comprehensive guide to elbow protection for the modern martial artist.


Protection, Injury Prevention, and Rehabilitation:


Experience a lot of falls to the mat? Play an elbow intense sport like Muay Thai? You need to make sure you protect your elbows, regardless of age. If you’re a long time practitioner of Mar...

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