1) Tell us a bit about yourself and what you do at the Kombat Cave – what’s the Cave all about and how did it come to be? I have been training for 12 years and started my interest in martial arts in the 80s at the age of 13, with Judo, then Wado Ryu … More 10 Questions with Andy Holmes (Kombat Cave UK)
1) Tell us a bit about yourself and your martial arts journey – how did it start? I first started martial arts when I was 6 years old with Karate in the local church hall. I think I started as my parents wanted me to improve confidence and gain fitness, flexibility etc. I did Karate … More 10 Questions with Dan Holloway (themartialview.com, Eiryukan Aikido and Function First)
By Josh Nixon, ESP Please note: This article is now outdated. It is merely retained here for archive purposes, so the changing nature of things here can be seen by all. Consider the following just my older thoughts on the matter, from which the current ones have come. Here is the updated version of things: http://evolutionaryselfprotection.wikia.com/wiki/Self-Protection … More Martial Art? Combat Sport? Self-Defence? Self-Protection? What’s the difference? Why does it matter?
PHDefence is starting off as it means to go on this year – new students who we’re very pleased to see and who are already shaping up to be fantastic martial artists, guest instruction from Andrew Holland of MASAC Ju Jitsu in its second training session of the year and a lot of great ideas … More PHDefence (13.01.2012) Feedback (And Thank You to Andrew Holland)
This Friday, the 13th of January 2012, everyone is invited to attend a special 2-hour session with guest instructor Andrew Holland at PHDefence in Stockton Brook, Stoke-On-Trent. It’s going to be self-defence oriented, suitable for beginners and advanced students alike (or even complete beginners who have never attended PHDefence before), with some MASAC Ju Jitsu … More PHDefence: 2-hour Self-Defence Session with Guest Instructor Andrew Holland of MASAC Ju Jitsu
It feels like ages since I’ve done one of these! It always does when we miss a week. Today we did some work on Jiāosao with Paul, and a good section on ground mobility too just to get you all back into it. In my section I took you through sparring in various forms, increasing … More PHDefence (24.09.2011) Feedback