Training Notes – 29.05.2015

“Ground and pound” – that was the focus of this session. The rather unpleasant position you see the floored gentleman in was what we took some time to focus on: you’re on the ground and somebody decides to take that as an opportunity to do some serious damage to you by enlisting the help of … More Training Notes – 29.05.2015

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10 Questions with Dan Holloway (themartialview.com, Eiryukan Aikido and Function First)

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)

Review: ‘Peter Consterdine’s Training Day Volume 2’ by Peter Consterdine

Consterdine, Peter. Peter Consterdine’s Training Day Volume 2. Protection Publications. 2005. Review: Peter Consterdine’s Training Day Volume 2: by Josh Nixon, ESP Last week we looked at the excellent first part to this two-part series, which can be found here. The Training Day videos follow on from the enquiries made after the popular Fit to Fight … More Review: ‘Peter Consterdine’s Training Day Volume 2’ by Peter Consterdine

Review: ‘Peter Consterdine’s Training Day Volume 1’ by Peter Consterdine

Consterdine, Peter. Peter Consterdine’s Training Day Volume 1. Protection Publications. 2004. Review: Peter Consterdine’s Training Day Volume 1: by Josh Nixon, ESP This review is part one of a two-part series. Part two is can be found here. The Training Day videos follow on from the enquiries made after the popular Fit to Fight videos … More Review: ‘Peter Consterdine’s Training Day Volume 1’ by Peter Consterdine

Review: ‘Fit to Fight Part 2’ by Peter Consterdine

Consterdine, Peter. Fit to Fight Part 2. Protection Publications. 2000. Review: Fit to Fight Part 2: by Josh Nixon, ESP This video follows on from the popular fourth video in the ‘Pavement Arena’ series, entitled ‘Fit to Fight’, which is reviewed here. This video builds on the previous points raised in Fit to Fight but … More Review: ‘Fit to Fight Part 2’ by Peter Consterdine

PHDefence Training Log–25.01.2013

Hopefully the last snowy one for a while! Friday’s session was split between me and Paul. Paul did some partner work involving dealing with strikes – specifically barrages of them – and I added in the importance of being proactive in your ‘defence’ rather than being merely reactive. If your partner is saying ‘I thought … More PHDefence Training Log–25.01.2013

Review: ‘The Pavement Arena Part 4’ by Peter Consterdine and Geoff Thompson

Consterdine, Peter and Thompson, Geoff. The Pavement Arena Part Four: ‘Fit to Fight’. Legend Video Productions. 1994. Review: The Pavement Arena Part 4: ‘Fit to Fight’: by Josh Nixon, ESP This article is part of a series. Part one can be found here, part two can be found here, part three can be found here, … More Review: ‘The Pavement Arena Part 4’ by Peter Consterdine and Geoff Thompson