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Goals: Use them, or lose them?

We all set goals. Sometimes we set S.M.A.R.T. goals (more on that acronym later). Sometimes we set STUPID goals (that one isn’t an acronym, just emphasised). Some goals we achieve, and some we don’t. The problem is, between the goals that we never achieve and the ones we achieve at first but lose afterwards, we […]

British Martial Arts Awards

Our Master Instructor Richard Olpin and assistant Instructor Robbie Hirst were both honoured to be among just a handful of recipients who were awarded special awards for ‘Continued Excellence in the Martial Arts‘. The awards dinner was the biggest yet, with hundreds of the UK’s top martial artists in attendance, so it was an especially […]

Summer Break

The Academy has a summer break for two weeks from 14th – 28th August and no classes will run during these two weeks. We’re still able to check phone messages and respond to emails during this time but please allow a little extra time for a response as we won’t be in the office every […]

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Graduation – September 2016

Another successful graduation event last night! With the exception of a couple of students who were ill we had an excellent attendance which all helps to make these events all the more special.   So back to it next week with some new syllabus to take us up to christmas. A few of the newly […]

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Back to School Blues?

On Tuesday night I had a chance to catch up with a few of the parents after their holidays etc. and as is quite typical this time of year I heard a few tales of the dreaded ‘back to school blues’ Parents often dread those first few days back to school, and teachers are faced […]