Weapons Seminar ahead! (May 23rd)

Now almost half way through 2014 and the year is flying along! We all feel that the year so far has been very busy and successful. We’ve had a fair few people come along and join Wisewarrior to study Aikido, Karate and Sword. Many of our existing students have passed Read more…

Back in the room! (April 29th)

And… we’re back!! After a brief leave of absence (for the blog!), what with Easter Bank Holidays and all, but here we are again doing what we love most – Teaching Martial Arts!!! Since we last posted about the cracking grading results from our grading students we have had a Read more…

Take a bow…! (2nd April)

In our sessions this week we saw more great 1-2-1 stuff done with the students of all levels from beginner to black belt, from Karate to sword. It is always rewarding to see students grow as they grasp a new technique or concept, there is that little glint in the Read more…

The ‘Dao’ of teaching! (25th Mar)

Both Monday and Wednesday night was private lessons all the way through with Tim San, Richard San and Tor San polishing up the guys going for gradings. And on Wednesday night even Nick San got in on the act this week, helping Richard San with a new Sword student!! Kevin Read more…

The short end of a stick!(11th Mar)

Another Black Belt Only Session last monday and we continued our Stick and Knife work with a recap of the great work done on the previous months session. It was good to see that everyone had done their homework and were ready for the next level. This type of training Read more…

Performance Night (Feb 26th)

Another great ‘Grading and Performance’ night in the dojo this Wednesday! Usual drill – if you were there then you would be doing something in front of the class! We were a few guys down with work commitments, holidays and sickness but still a good turn out! We also managed Read more…

Spiral Staircase?…(25th Feb)

Things have changed a lot during our humble time spent in this game of martial arts. Training methods have improved. Our knowledge of this great subject has deepened. And with every new understanding comes a different slant on current creativity. Each week this furthering of knowledge, understanding and skill benefits Read more…

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…