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Back To It..!

Well that’s Christmas done and dusted. A great break and an opportunity to come back refreshed and ready to, quite literally, kick start the New Year. Training resumes at the Dean Close Dojo on Monday January 5th, 6.45pm – Don’t … Continue reading

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Combative Body Positioning Seminar ( 9th Nov )

Our body position in relation to an attacker is what our next Wisewarrior Workshop on the 9th of November (1pm) will be about. As you can imagine, this fundamental principle gives us huge scope to cover some great ideas and … Continue reading

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Eureka Strikes…! (8th Sept)

By Tor Laurel. “…And then it hit me!” Normally this phrase is used to describe some sort of  revelation, and certainly it has been. However on a far more literal level over the last fourteen years I have indeed been … Continue reading

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Working Backward… (20th Aug)

When we learn a technique we start from the beginning of that movement and progress to the finish – hopefully culminating in some profound effect upon the opponent. But this is all because we are learning the technique ‘second hand’ … Continue reading

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Point Of Contact (10th Aug)

What’s the difference between a Sensei and a student? Well not as much as you might think! We instructors think of ourselves every much as students of the martial arts as our own students do. Can you ever ‘get’ martial arts? … Continue reading

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Put some heart in it! (27th July)

Its close to grading time again and the students are once again under pressure to perform. But this week they looked fine, no technical issues. Stances good, technique good, even focus good too… but something’s missing. This weeks lessons focused … Continue reading

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Back To Basics (19th July)

(By Tim Dickerson) This week I spent some time with one of our up and coming Brown Belts running through his basic Hand Techniques in preparations for his impending Black Belt Grading. One of the things that occured to me … Continue reading

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