Our Blog

Our blog will be a regular source of information about events and information regarding a variety of subjects at Martial Art World. Be sure to stay tuned, to expand your knowledge and learning.


April is stress awareness month

Date: 2nd April 2020
Author: Master J Bonthuys

April is stress awareness month and we at Martial Art World want to offer support to anyone who needs that little bit of extra help.

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I’ll do that “one day”

Date: 28th February 2020
Author: Mr B Bonthuys

How many times have you heard someone say those words? Or how many times have you said them? Months go by, followed by years and even decades before you realise that the thing you wanted to do still hasn’t happened and you’re still waiting for “one day”.

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Student Experience at Martial Art World

Date: 24th February 2020
Author: Mr B Bonthuys

The question was: "What's your experience been like and what made you take up martial arts?" Read what Mrs Lee-Smith and her son had to say.

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FITNESS – What’s in it for me?

Date: 15th February 2020
Author: Mr B Bonthuys

The empowerment of exercise: With the theme of fitness in February, this is what you might just be missing out on in your life, and here’s how exercise through martial arts could benefit you.

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Attitude is everything!

Date: 21st November 2019
Author: Mrs N Bryden

Effy started training at Martial Art World just two years old. It was clear from the start that Effy had a passion for learning and thrived each week learning new martial art drills and skills with her mum or dad’s support on our Ninja Tot programme.

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How martial arts can help a child at school

Date: 22nd August 2019
Author: Mrs N Bryden

Being a Ninja is more than just kicking and punching. It’s what a child can become. Miss Dinnegan’s story shows how Martial Arts has played a huge part in ALL areas of her life.

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Top 3 stretches for higher kicks!

Date: 8th August 2019
Author: Master J Bonthuys

Are you looking to improve the height of your kicks? Do you stretch regularly but see minimal improvement? Are you confused as to which stretches you should be doing? If you answered yes to any of these questions then keep reading!

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What’s the story of my coloured belt?

Date: 6th June 2019
Author: Master Bonthuys

This is a GREAT question! In the “good old days”, students were given a new white belt when they started their martial arts journey, and simply dyed it a new colour as they worked their way up in the ranks. This is why the colours progress from lightest to darkest.

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Free Knife Defence Workshop

Date: 30th May 2019
Author: Master Bonthuys

We’re delighted to announce that, on 22nd June, Master Bonthuys will be hosting a free knife defence workshop at the academy.

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