Tag: guildford

Interview with Tracey Radley

Tracey Radley is a mother, martial artist and founder of the Kuroten Practical Karate club. Our conversation revolves around Tracey’s martial arts journey, how she got involved in Karate and how she transferred into the practical side of this art. We explore female views on martial arts, for […]

Moving Club to Guildford

After few good years at the St Mark’s Hall it is time to move to new lactation. Considering all the options I decide that new location have to be closer to home, this decision was dictated by new member of the family arriving in March. New cub will […]

Karate as a tool.

It has been a long time since I have written here, family life took over. All of the side projects had been put aside. Today I have a few hours of spare time while I am traveling to Poland, so I have taken this opportunity to write few […]

Aggressive sales, email lists ….

I have been qualified as a personal trainer for over a year now and have dutifully joined professional governing bodies that regularly send out magazines, links to web articles etc. in order to help you keep up-to-date with the latest developments and fashions.  In particular they provide a […]

Moral spine of Karate

  When I started my training in martial arts I did not think about all of the culture, rules and traditions – “I just wanted to kick some ass!”  As I was always one of the smallest on my estate I tried everything to make myself bigger and […]

Seminar with Jesse Enkamp

Browsing through Facebook yesterday and came across seminar with Jesse Enkamp not far from where I live. So I have booked myself on it. Looking forward to meet Jesse hope it will be good training session. More about Jesse

The enemy within

  Turning up at the dojo, just before training starts I can sense the enemy around.  He is waiting to strike.  The class lines up and starts the initial ceremony, shutting our eyes in meditation, he is here creeping around us. Training starts and as we go through […]

Firing up the club…..

In September 2015 I felt that I had had enough of martial arts. As a result I made the decision to shut down my club and to rethink in which direction I want to take my passion for martial arts. I had been lost in mixing Karate, Wrestling […]