On Sunday 24th September we headed up to Barnsley for the Ringsports British Open Championship. Four of the WCA Fight Team were fighting and did the club proud, coming back with a few medals in their respective age/weight categories, including one gold! Alex Kiero-Watson - Bronze Sam Kiero-Watson - Silver Lukas Kiero-Watson - Silver Charlie … Continue reading Kickboxing Competition
In the realm of qigong, a practice rooted in Chinese culture and aimed at cultivating energy and vitality, the Yi Jin Jing (Muscle/Tendon Changing Classic) form stands out as a potent and transformative exercise. Yi translates as change/transform, Jin refers to the muscles/tendons/sinews, and Jing means classic or sutra. Originating from the Shaolin temple, Yi … Continue reading The Transformative Power of Yi Jin Jing Qigong: A Journey to Inner Strength
Almost weekly I’m finding new articles online which outline the incredible benefits - and utmost importance - of being strong as we mature. I speak to my tai chi students in the 60+ age range about this quite a lot and the general consensus is that they would love to be stronger but either have … Continue reading Building Strength for the Older Student
I asked Chat GPT, "write a blog about tai chi" and here is what it came up with.... Tai Chi, also known as Tai Chi Chuan, is a traditional Chinese martial art that has been practiced for thousands of years. It is a gentle form of exercise that involves slow, flowing movements and deep breathing. … Continue reading Chat GPT and Tai Chi
All the latest news is in our September newsletter, read it here.
Classes start from 2nd Jan. Monthly weapons workshop on 14th Jan.
My personal training clients will know well that I am an ardent fan of kettlebell training and the striking improvements to overall strength and fitness that you can attain with regular practice. Always a lover of the unconventional and slightly strange (hope my partner doesn’t read this!), when I first encountered the kettlebell almost two … Continue reading Three Reasons I Love Training with Kettlebells
Read our new blog about kettlebell training. Final lesson 2022: 20th Dec / First lesson 2023: 2nd Jan. Warm wishes to everyone this festive season.
On Saturday 26th November classes will take place at The Woodside in Bolnore Village, 30 mins later than usual.