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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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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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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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One Layer At A Time (30th June)

You know, as an instructor there’s nothing better than laying out a structured lesson. Taking a concept from the ground up. You start with something basic then add a little bit to get the students to the next layer/depth of … Continue reading

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The Beginners Mind! (22nd June)

By Tor Laurel. As a martial artist who walked into a Judo club some 40 years ago, I’ve often found that it is very difficult to gauge my overall progress, and I’m sure this is something that I have in … Continue reading

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Experience the difference! (18th Mar)

The week kicked of as usual with a great sword session on Monday night, with three of our students (including Mark San & Kevin San) hoping to take a national sword grading very soon, it had a distinct edge to … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera… ACTION!! (5th Nov)

Lots of excellent work this week in the Wisewarrior Cheltenham Dojo as students worked hard on their individual pieces for this coming Wednesday; ‘Grading and Performance Night’. Judging by what we saw this Wednesday there should be some pretty spectacular … Continue reading

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