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 understanding. Then you add another and another and by the Read more…

Get Into Shape (13th June)

Thoughts on shapes (By Richard Trafford) This week has definitely been a focus on weapon work for me, the Jo staff playing a big part of course; with some of our students hoping to grade in it soon. Of course this theme was started of by the usual Monday nights Read more…

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 demonstrations of martial performance and technical skills! This upcoming Performance Read more…

April 8th: Members Only!

(Updates from a Cheltenham-Martial arts-dojo!) Well as you might of heard after last Wednesday nights excellent Karate and Aikido session that our latest website re-vamp is up and running! So please check that out, you might have to reset your bookmark/Favorites page for Wisewarrior, and go straight to the www.wisewarrior.co.uk Read more…

March 31st: Technical Tim San

It was only a matter of time  I guess, it had been several weeks since he last got on his technical high horse, so the students kinda had it coming! Monday it was poor Andrey San that caught the brunt of it having his yellow belt Wisewarrior Karate Kata dissected Read more…