Cultivating the `Martial Mindset`

Cultivating the `Martial Mindset`

How do we cultivate a martial mindset? People are struggling right now and our industry has been one of the hardest hit. For instructors who’s sole ambition and aim was to run a full time martial arts facility – these are exceptionally testing times. We can of course, move our classes online, but nothing will … Continue reading »

Chatting with`Sales Samurai` John Molyneux.

Chatting with`Sales Samurai` John Molyneux.

It’s Friday and this time I’m speaking with a sales samurai! I have some big plans for the blog coming up including lots more content so make sure you subscribe to our channels so you don’t miss anything such as: New PostsInterviews5 Minute Martial Arts FeatureLots more! Today I’m chatting with John Molyneux, a Karate … Continue reading »

My first attempt at a Vlog! Here’s 5 tips to keep your zoom classes fresh!

My first attempt at a Vlog! Here’s 5 tips to keep your zoom classes fresh!

Here are 5 tips to keep your zoom classes fresh. Hopefully the end is in sight guys! It’s been a long old road this past year or so, from the first initial months of moving our academies online, to those wonderful few weeks where we could re-open in some capacity, to then having to close … Continue reading »

Talking nutrition with `The Body Engineer`

Talking nutrition with `The Body Engineer`

Today I am interviewing Casey Marshall A.K.A. The Body Engineer. It’s Friday so that means interview release day – I hope you’re all excited! Casey comes from a martial arts family, and her father is a good friend of mine and honorary coach at my Empower Martial Arts Academy. David Titch Marshall used to be … Continue reading »

New Interviews on YouTube and Podcasts Channels!

New Interviews on YouTube and Podcasts Channels!

Did you know we’re on YouTube and Podcasts now? Hey everyone and I hope you’re all keeping safe and well at the moment! It’s certainly been a testing time for the martial arts industry, but the way we have come together to help and support one another is awesome! It’s also given many the chance … Continue reading »

Martial Masters Volume 1 Re-release and Volume 2!

Martial Masters Volume 1 Re-release and Volume 2!

We are back! We are back everyone and so is Martial Masters! It’s been a crazy time recently with my academy having to close again due to the Covid-19 pandemic so I have been busy organising my academy and it’s online presence for my members! I’ve also been super busy with some other projects we’ll … Continue reading »

Empower Martial Arts Academy Lincoln Raises £2000 for Charity

Empower Martial Arts Academy Lincoln Raises £2000 for Charity

Well last weekend was a pretty crazy one with my Empower Martial Arts Academy Lincoln team! A 24 Hour Live Virtual Class – all for charity. Like many other instructors around the country, and indeed the world, the Covid-19 pandemic hit hard! I was forced to close my academy down in a matter of days … Continue reading »

Suck It Up Or Go Home… The toughest martial arts course in the world…

Suck It Up Or Go Home… The toughest martial arts course in the world…

Today I’m writing about Simon Gray’s new book Suck It Up Or Go Home and his time in Senshusei Yoshinkan Aikido course in Japan. Whenever I write about Aikido, I’m always slightly careful with what I type. For a long time, it was a huge part of my life. I began training at aged 9 … Continue reading »

The quick and easy break falling system.

The quick and easy break falling system.

Let’s face it, if you study any form of martial arts, there is an element of break falling involved. Traditional arts place heavy emphasis on the need to break fall such as Aikido or jiu-jitsu, but these principles can just as easily be applied to MMA or Thai Boxing when being swept or taken down. … Continue reading »

The starter system to building explosive power.

The starter system to building explosive power.

The ability to generate explosive power quickly, and efficiently is arguably one of the most important aspects of the martial arts. From quickly sending out a powerful low leg kick, retracting it and following up, to sending out a mystical chi ball from 10 feet away – explosive power is crucial. Disclaimer: I’m kidding about … Continue reading »