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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...

January 1, 2020

Jess Roper claimed two English Kickboxing Titles in 2019, firstly at under 53KG and most recently the higher weight division of -56KG after defeating Ebony Bevan.

Jess travelled across the country, to Chippenham in Wiltshire, to compete for the vacant World Ring Sport Association under 56kg English kickboxing title.

Having won the under 53.5 kg English title earlier in July, and beaten her opponent Ebony Bevan before, Matt Brayb...

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...

October 8, 2019

Elijah Everill continued his dominant year in fine style by taking the Men's Grand Champion crown at the Flanders International Kickboxing Cup.

He took victory after a close final with Germany's Toli Kuschnir, winning through 12 points to 11. Fellow Brit Chris Aston meanwhile was just outside the medals losing out to Everill at the Quarter final stage.

It was nearly a double GB Grand Championship Gold as Nottingham based Molly C...

September 26, 2019

MMA star Michael 'Venom' Page tomorrow steps back into the cage to take on Irishman Richard Kiely at Bellator Dublin, and he's ready to bounce back with style.

Page's last matchup was a knockout defeat at the hands of former Welterweight world champion Douglas Lima, and he'll be desperate to return to winning ways.

Richard Kiely is, like Page, a former Kickboxer but is relatively inexperienced in MMA with a record of 3 victories...

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...

July 18, 2019

MMA fan favourite Michael 'Venom' Page has confirmed, after several weeks social media arguments, he will next face Richard Kiely at Bellator Dublin on September 27th.

Having not fought since his brutal knockout by Douglas Lima in May, Page will no doubt see this as the perfect opportunity to silence his critics, Kiely among them.

Irishman Kiely is, like MVP a former Kickboxer, however he holds a much less impressive record both...

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