I’ve been attempting recently to understand more about the biology and physiology of why our martial arts moves work the way they do, and this book was part of that quest.
Should you study outside of class? How much? What can you even do without a teacher?
We will never be perfect, no matter how much we try. So why should we even bother?
Last weekend we attended the British Shorinji Kempo Federation’s annual Summer Camp. Two full days of training with members of other dojos from across the UK, plus socialising.
When you first start a martial art, a lot of the words are very confusing. Are you going to need to learn a whole new language?
Whether you’re a long time student or a new beginner, there’s always lots to learn in a martial arts class. It can be overwhelming sometimes. How can you maximise your learning in each class?
This collection of essays by female martial artists was published in the early 90s, and many of the themes which come up are still relevant today.
I know. Sounds crazy, right?
Of course there is such a thing. We’ve all done them. Some of us better than others, but we all know what they are.
I’m here to tell you that they don’t exist.
Sister Street Fighter tells the story of a woman who must fight a drug lord to rescue her brother.
What happens if you go to training on your birthday… and you’re the teacher?