Comfort Zone: What’s your comfort zone?
What’s your comfort zone? In this blog, we are going to answer the question, what is the comfort zone. .Brené Brown a research professor at the University of Houston explains the comfort zone as “Where our uncertainty, scarcity and vulnerability are minimized — where we believe we’ll have access to enough love, food, talent, time, › Read more
Finding Inspiration Within
Finding Inspiration within – Your strength is your individuality   “If you celebrate your differentness, the world will, too. It believes exactly what you tell it—through the words you use to describe yourself, the actions you take to care for yourself, and the choices you make to express yourself. Tell the world you are one-of-a-kind › Read more
Develop a Black Belt Mindset
Who is coaching your child? Their inner voice, critical to their mindset. We’ve touched on the importance of an excellent mentor who works with individuals to inspire them and to bring out the best in their actions, developing them as a whole person. Each of us has a mentor that analyses our performance and constantly › Read more
Curiosity dimmed is a future denied.
As a teacher it’s important the correct style of teaching is applied, certainly with a large group of young students a more autocratic style should form the basis of the class to avoid accidents and ensure safety. As students become more advanced or mature a democratic leadership style can be particularly useful for developing creativity › Read more
Within this blog we will be exploring the second step of The Warrior Method, the significance of sustained ‘inspiration’ and its power in optimizing your child’s development. You will find out how martial arts provides a huge amount of inspiration to children, how martial arts is naturally predispositioned to deliver inspiration and how The Warrior › Read more
The Home Dojo
We’ve talked about a young persons community in school and in their clubs/activities and peer groups, it’s now time to talk about their home community, or what we like to call “The Home Dojo”. The Dojo is a place of respect, courtesy, community and self development. We refer to our students homes as the “Home › Read more
Weathering the storm of adolescence.
There’s a biological transition we haven’t touched on that shakes the emotional foundation of almost every young person as they develop. This is also a time parents typically dread as their brilliant children can become argumentative, irrational, aggressive, hyper-sensitive, depressed and particularly difficult to live with. This period is adolescent, puberty strikes, hormones erupt like › Read more
Transitioning from Primary to Secondary school.
I’ve talked a lot about how a strong, positive community can provide the support necessary to help an individual through times of hardship or indeed, as a young person, difficult transitions. The most common difficult transition young people make is from Primary to Secondary school from the ages of 10 to 12. For me personally, › Read more
How being bullied has shaped my life and how we can stop it from happening!
From the age of 7 until 11 I was bullied terribly in school. This came from changing schools and being “the new kid” in a very small class where there was already a tight knit community established. I was nervous about changing schools and no doubt this became visible, as, with a lot of bullying, › Read more
A Black Belt Community
In the previous blog I discussed the power of a strong community, and how it can be an incredibly positive driving force. I also talked about the importance of analysing our current communities and how this can be done quickly so that we can discover if it is a positive or negative environment. Over the › Read more



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Success Through Martial Arts
What we mean when we say “Success Through Martial Arts”           It’s been ingrained in our logo since inception – our students understand it and the parents of our senior students believe it and have seen it in action. We believe the development of character through Martial Arts is applicable to
  It doesn’t always go to plan. Here’s what happens if you film too many instructional videos in one day.
  An awesome defensive technique to keep your opponent away in sparring, it doubles up as a brilliant board breaking technique. Remember to kick with the bottom of your foot, pushing through the target. It’s part of your Green Belt Combination! Students who come to our martial arts classes in Wiltshire and Somerset (found here
  When you become an advanced student and your opponent is used to trips and throws from the clinch you will have to disguise each technique you do. This clinch trip provokes a knee strike, dummies the front leg to hop from a potential trip so that it lands at the same time as the
  I love this setup. It’s simple and effective and sets up the jump reverse turning kick perfectly. Take your time with it and try to get that spin over the top of your knee as you come around for the last kick. Students who come to our martial arts classes in Wiltshire and Somerset
  Required: Matted Flooring and an adult present! Take your time to learn the steps of this technique, gradually, once you know you can perform it safely you can add some speed into it. Students who come to our martial arts classes in Wiltshire and Somerset (found here are encouraged to use our online
  The jumping back sidekick is all about getting that big jump using your explosive power (from practicing hundreds of squat jumps). Once you are in the air you need a good amount of rotation speed so you can fully extend your kicking leg before you land on the floor again. How does your foot

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