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Category Archives: Training and Motivation

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Why martial artists should hit stuff.

Why martial artists should hit stuff Well first and foremost karate and combat are percussion arts and therefore how can you measure the effectiveness of your technique if you only ever kick or punch thin air? Also by never testing your technique you risk injuring yourself through poor training habits such as bent wrists or […]

Why only learning sport fighting will let you down in self-defence.

It is one of my pet hates when sport fighting clubs like some tournament orientated karate schools, kickboxing clubs and Jujitsu clubs advertise that they teach self-defence. What they do is okay for some situations but consider this: Roughly 40% of self defence situations involve multiple attackers, which by its nature is a very dangerous […]

Becoming a higher grade

There is a certain mysticism about becoming a black belt and even achieving a brown belt is a serious accomplishment. What is it that is so special about this achievement? Well, the answer is simple: it is not about their physical prowess although that is impressive. It is about the person they became in order […]