Category Archives: Health

Is Joint Pain Interfering With Your Training? And What Can You Do About It?

Many martial artist suffer from joint pain, especially as they get older. Sometimes it due to injuries or wear and tear of our bodies (some of which we can do nothing about). However, sometimes it’s due to structural problems in our bodies, which can be fixed (or at least improved). Continue reading

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Do Our Training Methods Damage Our Bodies?

It is often said that training in Karate (and other martial arts) is good for our health. But is it? Can some methods be bad for our bodies?
Well some training methods can be bad, so it is wise to look around before deciding on who to train with. Find out more. Continue reading

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Injuries – What A Pain: By Russell Stutely

As we get older our bodies tend to lose flexibility, stamina and out natural youthful athleticism. Russell Stutely looks at the effects of “heavy sparring” on our bodies, the injuries it leaves and whether or not it is really necessary to achieve our goals in martial arts anyway. Continue reading

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True Martial Arts Spirit . . . . And He’s Only 11!

A boy who had to learn to walk and talk again after a brain tumour is now heading for a black belt in tae kwon do. Continue reading

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Daoist Nei Gong: New Book By Damo Mitchell

July 15th is the official release date for Damo‟s new book on Daoist internal practices. The book contains an overview of the entire process of Nei Gong as it is understood by Damo as well as looking in detail at several important foundational practices. Continue reading

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