In this episode my guest is Tracy James from Project Aspire, we talk about mental health, community and possibilities to apply for funding in support of the clubs and activities. Tracy gives advice where to look for support within the council. We also cover current situation and it’s […]
Hello and welcome to the Accidental podcast or something like that are the words you can hear on my new project, I didn’t plan to have podcast,but life had other plans. Accidental Podcast or Something Like That. In this venture I explore martial arts, mental health and interview […]
I had a pleasure to talk to Kris Wilder Sensei on his podcast Martial arts and life where we talked about my book Anxious Black Belt, mental health and martial arts in general. Les Bubka is More Hope you will like it.
I came across this fascinating article on social media. After contacting the author, Thomas Belassie BA, from the Oxford Karate Academy he has kindly given me permission to present his work on this blog. I hope that you will enjoy reading it. As a young child, of […]
Conversation about martial arts, mental health, religion and ego with Matt Jardine.
This week I had a pleasure to talk with Mr. Andy Allen from Applied Shotokan. Sensei Andy is a practical karateka from Canada where he teaches Karate program in education system. Our conversation revolved about practical skills, mental health, benefits of martial arts in education and Hikite (pulling […]
Footage taken from our Zoom class yesterday, where we examined the bunkai associated with a section of Bassai Dai. Apologies for the poor video quality. To learn and practice this application please seek instruction under the supervision of a qualified Sensei. Thanks for watching! https://www.shinaidokarate.com https://www.facebook.com/Shinaidomart… https://wordpress.com/pages/shinaido…. Kind […]
I’m sure that some of forum members came across Chris Hanson’s Live Q&A, Chris does awesome job bringing all sorts of martial arts instructors from wide range of arts and sports to chat about all martial arts related topics. I find his work entertaining and really helpful in […]
Short clip on application of Sukui uke (scooping block) as a takedown or a throw. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: LES BUBKA IS AN EXPERIENCED MARTIAL ARTIST, PERSONAL TRAINER AND THERAPIST WHO SPECIALISES IN POSTURE, MOBILITY AND KARATE. LES WORKS WITH A WIDE VARIETY OF CLIENTS INCLUDING MARTIAL ARTISTS AND […]
At the Karate for Mental Health Seminar a set of interviews were conducted by Richard Barnes. This video represents part two. In this part we hear the thoughts of John Johnston and Marek Mroszczyk about the value of Karate for mental health. Did you like this article? You […]