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The Story Behind Our Logo

By darrenhiggs | January 3, 2016 |

Every martial arts dojo has their own logo. We are often asked the meaning behind ours. There was a lot of thought behind it, as it had to represent what we would like our students to achieve. And, as we live in an ”image is everything” society, the logo had to look good. Read on for why.

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Why Should Women Do Martial Arts?

By darrenhiggs | November 22, 2015 |

There are so many reasons why women should do martial arts. It will help with safety, you learn self-defence, plus it is fun. Read on for many more reasons.

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Martial Arts Helps Shyness & Introversion

By darrenhiggs | November 15, 2015 |

As a martial arts instructor, one of the biggest things that stops children and adults trying something a class is “shyness”, which involves anxiety and behavioural inhibition in social situations. Martial arts will help children with this. Read on for how.

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Martial Arts Helps Intellectual Accomplishment

By darrenhiggs | November 8, 2015 |

Many of us already know that that physical activity will help enhance brain performance. Martial arts can certainly help intellectual accomplishment, as it provides a mental, emotional and philosophical framework around the physical activity. This is all backed up by scientific research. Read on.

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What The Star Wars Bi-Trilogy Teaches Us

By darrenhiggs | November 1, 2015 |

Star Wars provides some fantastic life lessons and moral values. Read on for many of the lessons that we have derived from these movies.

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How to save a life…

By darrenhiggs | October 8, 2015 |

Martial arts has helped transform many lives for the positive. You may be one of these people who have experienced the positive transformation. Share that benefit with others. Read on.

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Goal Setting For Martial Arts

By darrenhiggs | September 13, 2015 |

Goal setting is the key to success. In martial arts, you regularly get a chance to achieve your goals. This can be in the form of a grading, a tournament, learning your syllabus or simply getting fit.However, there are goals that progress you forward and goals that hold you back. Read on for help.

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What Style Of Martial Arts Do You Do?

By darrenhiggs | September 5, 2015 |

People always ask “what style of martial arts do you do?” It is human nature to seek understanding of a situation. But it is not a simple answer. Read on for why.

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Mental toughness for martial artists

By darrenhiggs | June 5, 2015 |

Mental toughness for martial artists is quite involved. It is commitment, focus, resilience, and the right attitude. Read on for our thoughts on how to develop mental toughness.

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Tips for sparring

By darrenhiggs | May 22, 2015 |

Martial arts sparring is fun and scary at the same time. You must manage anxiety, keep your guard up, learn basic ‘go to’ moves, communicate and enjoy the process. It sounds like normal life. Read on for tips.

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