Kettlebell Masterclass 2014

Always one of the most popular 'non-curriculum' events is the kettlebell masterclass. On Saturday 24th May we'll be meeting for a two hour session in Haywards Heath (1-3pm) for this years event. We'll be concentrating on basic kettlebell lifting and how they apply to martial arts, which exercises offer the best carry over into your … Continue reading Kettlebell Masterclass 2014

The benefits of the kettlebell swing for a martial artist

Those of you who have trained in classes at WCA or with myself personally in one to one training sessions, will know that I am advocate of adding kettlebells to your routine. I don't think they are the be all and end all of strength and fitness training but from my own experience I do … Continue reading The benefits of the kettlebell swing for a martial artist

5 things to do between training sessions or classes

1. Keep mobile - do joint mobility exercisese everydayAfter a hard training session most people are stiff and ache to some degree a day or two later, especially if they haven't been training for long. Rather than seizing up, keep mobile! We do plenty of joint mobility exercises in classes, so just choose a few … Continue reading 5 things to do between training sessions or classes

Joint Mobility

If you train for long enough and keep an eye out for what’s going on around you, you’ll see trends come and go in the martial arts and fitness worlds.In martial arts training we’ve seen explosions of Wing Chun, mostly thanks to Bruce Lee (who actually rejected this style... but that’s a story for another … Continue reading Joint Mobility