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5 THINGS ABOUT THE ‘EYES’ THAT EVERY MARTIAL ARTISTS NEEDS TO KNOW!

The eyes are said to be the doorway to the soul. And for a good reason, they are one of humanities greatest assets. Without our eyes, we would not have evolved as a race, avoided predators and been able to grow our civilisation. Now I will say this, having sight is not necessary for combat

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5 GREAT REASONS YOU SHOULD START SELF-DEFENCE TRAINING IN SWINDON!

    It is January 2019, and if you are like me then you will have done this: 1. Overeaten during December. 2. Put on weight. This is that time of year where weight seems to stick to us all and the festive period has taken its toll. So what happens next? 99% of people [...]Read

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VICTIM SHAMING: THE NEW DISEASE IN SELF-DEFENCE

There is a new and terrible craze in self-defence and martial arts. And it has come about with the rise in CCTV footage of attacks shared online in Swindon. It is ‘victim shaming’, and this post addresses what is wrong with this approach and why it must stop.   The Online Attack Video

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TO SLAP, PUNCH OR HAMMER: A PRACTITIONER’S GUIDE

The internet is full of videos showing self-defence techniques. And then you have ‘worldviews’. People who believe in a shared collective viewpoint. ‘Pressure points won’t work’, ‘Aikido is terrible for self-defence’, ‘that move won’t work’. It goes on and on. And we have this

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SWINDON VIOLENT CRIME IS RISING (THE RISK TO YOUR SAFETY JUST WENT UP)

In the UK, violent crime is up, and with it, the risk of being attacked has risen too. Here are the numbers: Murders up 12% Crimes with sharp instruments up 16% Robberies are up 30% 48% of crimes are being closed without a suspect being identified. Yes, there is a 48% chance of the bad guy

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THE WORST (SELF-DEFENCE) PLACE IN THE WORLD TO BE (AND WHY YOU PUT YOURSELF THERE)

The worst place in the world is when you are being attacked. The country or location never really matter. You can be in the USA and get attacked in your own neighbourhood or be on your summer holidays in Spain. It is that moment that things go ‘real’. You are there, with no one to [...]Read

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