May 29, 2019

The Leys School in Cambridge is offering the opportunity for 12-16 year olds to attend a residential kickboxing camp this summer, with former professional world kickboxing champion Bruno Vicente.

Bruno has over 17 years experience and has been developing kickboxing sessions at the Leys School in Cambridge for the past 4. 

Another world medal holder, Portuguese national kickboxing team coach Miguel Marques will be travelling all...

May 23, 2019

Tony Carr from Carr Goshinjitsu talks about his experiences in martial arts, and gives his advice on finding a good martial arts instructor...

So you want to learn self-defence, how do you find a good instructor? This is a universally difficult question to answer, here are a few tips.

It doesn’t matter how many Dans they have, either on their gradings or in the dojo (I've met many a Dan in a dojo). 

It doesn’t matter how many tou...

May 22, 2019

Bradly Sinden became Britain’s first male able-bodied taekwondo champion at the World Championships in Manchester, highlighting the momentous success of Team GB Taekwondo.

After finishing in third place in South Korea two years ago, Bradley went all the way and finally defeated Spain’s Javier Perez Polo in the -68kg final.

“I am always happy when everyone succeeds,” he told GB Taekwondo. 

“I want everyone to be their best in each...

May 10, 2019

Heavyweight Kickboxing star Chris Aston had a mightily successful trip to Germany to take part in the WAKO Kickboxing 'Heroes of Hamburg event last weekend.

Fresh from his Austrian Classics title win, Chris achieved some of his best tournament results for some time, taking an impressive three Golds including the prestigious Grand Champion title.

Continuing his usual fine form, Chris claimed Gold in both the -94kg and +94kg heavy...

May 9, 2019

Welsh Taekwondo champions Lauren Williams and Matt Bush are going for gold at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo next year. They are among a group of over 1,000 elite athletes in the UK funded by the National Lottery to ensure that they have every chance of realising their full potential.

The Welsh taekwondo champions, along with double Olympic champion Jade Jones, are all currently training full time in hope of being s...

May 3, 2019

If you're looking to keep fit or diversify your self defence training, but don't fancy more sprinting on the spot in a sweaty sports hall, outdoor martial arts could be for you.

There's no space restrictions, there's fresh air, and if you don't mind training alone, there's no cost!

We've put together a very basic outline for your very own 'outdoor martial arts' training session.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED - Baggy clothes suitable for train...

May 1, 2019

You have not experienced the best life has to offer until someone has strangled you with your own clothing. It's something worth putting on any CV, when you can kill someone with their own collar.

Nowhere will this be done so many times to you as in training traditional Gi-Jiujitsu. It's a martial art that allows the smaller and weaker person to truly defeat the much larger stronger opponent.

"My son asked me. 'Hey dad, is th...

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