Whether you’re just starting out learning about self-protection or you’re already a seasoned cognoscenti in the field, a little reading never goes amiss. Particularly if you’ve done a decent amount of training in a martial art – perhaps you’re a black belt looking for new avenues of knowledge to devour – but you haven’t received … More 7 Essential Books for Beginners
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)
Blood Trials: An Experience of Fear, Adrenaline and Unconsciousness by Josh Nixon, ESP Update: It turns out that all of this is down to a neurological condition I have since been diagnosed with called Neurally Mediated Syncope. Due to an over-excitable vagus nerve (which has a finger in all the pies, neurologically speaking), my body was … More Blood Trials: An Experience of Fear, Adrenaline and Unconsciousness
On Wednesday the 25th of April 2012 FCIns. Josh Nixon (that’s me) will be representing the Combative Self-Protection System at Stoke College’s ‘Disability Day’. From 10:00-14:00 you’ll have the opportunity to speak with me and I’ll answer any questions you have about the CSPS or training in general. Details are also on our events page. … More FCIns. Josh Nixon of the CSPS is at Stoke College’s Disability Day–25th of April 2012
By Josh Nixon, ESP Please note: This article is now outdated.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?