Month: November 2017

Director of Coaching, Professor James Pape Coaching Update

Dear Members, Please be aware, that If the following criteria has not been met then regrettably we are unable to allow you to take part in any NGB coaching courses. The National Governing Body’s Coaching Criteria must be met in order for us to fulfill our role as a National Governing Body. CRITERIA Registration and full payment received minimum 2 […]

Atemi

当身 Atemi – I wrote this to present for my 5th Dan grading for Atemi points. Its not perfect, but an insight in to how to strike, kick, grab, hold, twist etc to vulnerable parts of the body.  AW Nov 2017 Hair– Grabbing -Pulling can cause excruciating pain, twisting affects the nerves and is painful, because the hair is sensitive […]

Iaido

IAIDO ~ Traditional Japanese Budo What is Iaido ? Iaido is one of the Traditional Japanese Budo, concerned with the drawing of a  sword and cutting in the same motion. ( Kata ).  You make no impact with a person or object.  Your opponent or opponents are imaginary It is practiced solo, without protective coverings and when a certain high […]