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…

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…

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…

#selfdefence…! (26th Nov)

A self defence theme for us this week, with articles on our free email system as well as on other media posts. It was also the main thrust of this weeks lessons, both in our Monday and Wednesday night small group sessions, plus in some of your one to one Read more…

August 6th: Updated updates!!

Well as i’m sure you’ve all heard; Wednesdays ‘Performance and Grading night’, was a great success….. And if you havent heard….why not?! 🙂 Because let’s face it guys, what with web site updates, blog updates, Facebook updates, Twitter updates, text updates and even verbal updates short of using carrier pigeons Read more…