Many martial arts schools/franchises put more emphasis on fitness than on good body mechanics/structures. Is this good or bad and why?
Internal Power seminar with Dan Harden. Not the usual “use your chi”; but a science based approach using the myofascial networks in the body
Despite a common history, these 2 styles are distinctly separate. So we look at what are the differences between Karate and Tang Soo Do.
It’s often said that you impact of a martial arts technique is about using your body weight. But is this actually true?
A fascinating in-depth interview with Daren Sims, 5th Dan Aikido, 1st Dan Combat Ju Jutsu and head of the Bristol Templegate dojo
Correct elbow position to ensure proper alignment of the shoulder and fist for a Karate (and similar martial arts) punch.
A simple way to demonstrate correct spinal alignment for traditional martial arts so that techniques flow easily, fluidly and efficiently!
When somebody is becoming aggressive, there are tactics you can use to give you an “unfair advantage” should they push too far!
A program in Kenya teaching boys to respect girls has reduced rape by 50% in those areas. Yet here in the UK, the idea of men respecting women is dismissed BY WOMEN as “casual sexism”!
Haito Uchi- Ridge Hand Strike (Korean:Sunkal Dung- Reverse Knife Hand Strike) is often taught ineffectively. Here’s how to make it practical