Kicking it up a gear….(18th Feb)

The sword session on Monday night, proved to be a great opportunity to work on the sword demos and sword patterns for the upcoming ‘Performance night’. Performing in front of people always improves the confidence and skills of the student ready for those big gradings days. And even more important Read more…

Baton down the hatches! (11th Feb)

Monday saw this years second Black Belt session which set a great tempo for the rest of the weeks lessons. Baton fighting, knife defence and some pretty slick self defence patterns were the order of the day for all our Black Belts who were all loving it! The big hits Read more…

Show Us…! (Jan 28th)

With the announcement last week that the National Gradings have come around again we are now actively working toward yet another Grading & Performance Night (Wednesday 26th Feb) Not everyone is grading this time around so this will mainly be a Performance night, which will be a first for many Read more…

The personal touch…(21st Jan)

Second week back in the main classes and we are well and truly back to our regular training formats. This weeks round up of private lessons and small group training at the Cheltenham Dean Close Dojo saw Lucy San squarely landed with a new project to test her new found Read more…

Off to a flying start (14th Jan)

We definitely kicked into 2014 with a bang! Our first session back was the long awaited ‘Black Belt Only Night.’ There were some pretty advanced concepts banded about for the guys to get their teeth into, these classes will be all about scenarios and situations not just more syllabus. Being Read more…

That was the year that was… (24th Dec)

Its been a fun year for Wisewarrior Training, we can only hope all our students have enjoyed it as much as the instructors! Kicking of with the black belt only seminar back in March, (man, that was one weird session!) and a karate seminar in August (Tim San unleashed!) We’ve Read more…

What, no syllabus! (Dec 17th)

Another week of non-syllabus bliss for the Wisewarrior Training team and boy did we make the most of it, not a kata in sight! Richard San set the tone this week with his Monday night session working on flowing hand routines that rapidly progressed into some pretty full on knife Read more…

Extra padding!! (10th Dec)

Couple of those really special sessions this week… no gradings to prepare for, no syllabus to stick to and pretty much free rein for us instructors to explore whatever facet of martial arts we liked on Monday and Wednesday – bliss! So on these two sessions we decided the class Read more…

The Hard Work Paid Off (3rd Dec)

All that hard work over the past few weeks finally paid off with yet another great day at the BAMA National Gradings for the Cheltenham Dojo, always special having some new Blackbelts! So well done to Kevin San on his 1st Dan, Lucy San on her Blackbelt, and Nick San Read more…