Month: May 2015

Karate June

Looking forward to two events in June. Our club will attend two seminars with world quality teachers! First one will be with Kris Wilder from Goju Ryu, big thank you to Matt Jardine from Jardine Karate for kindly inviting us. More info about Kris Wilder Second event will be seminar with Hanshi […]

Overthinking and Mindfulness

This Thursday, after a couple of weeks break from training, we were back in the dojo.  I have to say that I had recently lost interest in martial arts and was struggling to find the motivation to create a training programme – it felt like my interest was […]

Sensei Makiwara – valuable lesson

After nearly a year of not training on makiwara, today I decided to do workout. I had a painful surprise as I gave it a confident, strong punch. It was very uncomfortable and a rather humbling experience. It just goes to show that when you stop training regression […]

Modesty, kindness, honour and diligence

Modesty, kindness, honour and diligence – all of these qualities should go with being a black belt or master of a martial art, but are these behaviours actually being reflected?  The more I am exposed to martial artists, the more I doubt it. When I started doing martial […]