Street Punch Up

Are you involved in the martial arts?  If so then let me start off by asking you – are you one of those who constantly feels the need to push yourself to the limits, and beyond, and train every single day to be a superhuman killing machine in the event that you may have to…

Slave Labour Workers Upset Rich Business Men

Recent steps to rescue illegal slave labour workers from various locations around the UK from criminal gangs have been met with many positive comments from all government officials and social care workers alike. Sadly however it was soon revealed that some of these unpaid workers, it turns out, had been sent to such places by…

The Problem With Anger

The problem with anger is that we need it.  Without that specific emotion there will be times when we will fail to react, when a reaction is needed, or have the emotional state of mind to defend ourselves in a physical or verbal situation, but sadly for some, anger is also an emotional curse that…

Fists Up

Ever seen a group photo of people who do the martial arts?  If you have then take a closer look at some of them and you may find that some have their arms in a traditional guard position for the benefit of the camera. Some even may have their guard up in a high position…

Sorry It’s The Law

How totally unfair the law is at times.  Many times in fact. Imagine committing a crime that results in you being executed, or at the very least imprisoned for life, only to find out that if you had waited just a few months you could be walking free like everyone else who committed that very…

Don’t Chew Chewing Gum In My Class

Of all the things people talk about when it comes to teaching or learning the martial arts within a class there is still one subject that is often not only overlooked but also never highlighted to new beginners and that is the subject of removing certain personal items of clothing and the additional subject of…