99 ways to get a student – Matthew Chapman

99 ways to get a student – Matthew Chapman

I’ve just finished Matthew Chapman’s new book `99 ways to get a student`and wow am I impressed. I was expecting good things I have read Matt’s other books both on business for martial arts school owners, as well as his excellent book on how to win your first MMA Fight and I wasn’t left disappointed. … Continue reading »

The Defence Lab Virtual HQ!

The Defence Lab Virtual HQ!

It’s no surprise that as Lead Instructor for Defence Lab Lincoln, I’m a pretty big fan of Defence Lab. I like the style, I like the evolution and I like founder Andy Norman’s motto of “work hard, be nice and be honest”. As a result of this I was pretty excited when I heard Defence … Continue reading »

Warriors Assemble Fighting Spirit Awards 2016

Warriors Assemble Fighting Spirit Awards 2016

It’s nearly that time of the year again – The Warriors Assemble Fighting Spirit Awards 2016! This is the second year for this ground breaking and inspirational Award Ceremony, Warriors Assemble, celebrating the very best of human nature and fighting spirit within the Martial Arts. The idea for the awards evening came to organizer Anthony … Continue reading »

Martial Masters Volume 1

Martial Masters Volume 1

We have a release date everyone! Martial Masters Vol. 1 will be available in kindle and print version as of the 1st December 2016, just in time for Christmas. Featuring legends such a Bob Breen, Anthony Pillage, Russell Jarmesty and Andy Norman, Martial Masters provides an insight into their lives and their philosophies and thoughts … Continue reading »

Mittmaster video & lesson plan subscription

Mittmaster video & lesson plan subscription

I’ve written before about Matthew Chapman and his fantastic series of Mittmaster videos, as well as his business seminars and book `Black Belt Biz`which I highly recommend! This post is on his video and lesson plan subscription – again which comes highly recommended! Quite simply Matt’s Mittmaster series is a must have for all martial … Continue reading »

Martial Masters Interview

Martial Masters Interview

Myself and Lucci were lucky enough to be interviewed by the awesome Vic from MA Roadshow at this year’s Martial Arts Show for our upcoming book Martial Masters! The book will feature some of the best martial artists from the UK from all realms including sports, traditional and self defence! There are just a couple … Continue reading »

Simple Self Defence

Simple Self Defence

Writing a post on self defence is bound to open up a massive can of worms with people chipping in from those who have experienced real world violence, all the way to the ever present keyboard warrior calling themselves an expert in self defence. This post won’t focus on the perfect technique to defend against … Continue reading »

How students can inspire their instructors

How students can inspire their instructors

Many people go to a martial arts instructor wanting to learn a new skill, improve their fitness, and learn to defend themselves or simply to try something new. While the student learns the skills, movement and philosophy of that chosen art, what many don’t realise is that the instructor is also learning a whole lot … Continue reading »

How to train harder in 5 easy steps

How to train harder in 5 easy steps

In order to progress in the martial arts, we have to train and train well. Not every session should feel like you’ve just done 12 rounds with Mike Tyson as you emerge bloody, broken and physically exhausted, but some hard training that puts you under pressure occasionally is a great way to test your skills. … Continue reading »