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.


Instructor training and my “day” job

Date: 18th May 2017
Author: Master Bonthuys

Students sometimes ask me: “what do you do in the day for your “day job” (???)”. They somehow must imagine that the academy magically runs itself! The planning, organisation, lesson plans, workshops, school work, private tuition, gradings, seminars, equipment orders, certificates, belts, enrolments, staff training, management meetings, marketing, training etc, etc, etc.

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How an Instructor should read the colours of the Belts

Date: 30th March 2017
Author: Master Bonthuys

A martial arts instructor has many roles to fulfil. Teaching is of course one of the main aspects but understanding how to read the students belt colours is equally as important when delivering a class.

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Are you a Dream Maker or a Dream Breaker?

Date: 9th March 2017
Author: Mrs N Bryden

I’m often asked what inspired me to change my career to become a martial arts instructor. A great question, and a very easy one for me to answer!

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Snacks for a Martial Artist

Date: 24th February 2017
Author: Master J Bonthuys

Whether you consider yourself to be a serious martial artist or simply enjoy martial arts as a method of exercise, your nutrition should always be considered in order to get the maximum benefits out of your training.

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My beginnings in the Martial Arts

Date: 9th February 2017
Author: Master Bonthuys

My father was an Army Sergeant Major, and was my main inspiration and a very strong, positive influence for the 34 years that we shared together.

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What to do after exercise

Date: 27th January 2017
Author: Mr B Bonthuys

The following day after a great class, some students often tell me how at times their legs are aching, their muscles feel stiff, sore and tight. So how do we stop these pains from continuing to happen?

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Remember why you started (Part 2)

Date: 13th January 2017
Author: Master J Bonthuys

If you start to lose motivation or feel yourself steering off track, remember why you started your MARTIAL ARTS JOURNEY!

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What makes a successful martial arts academy?

Date: 13th December 2016
Author: Master Bonthuys

Any good academy is simply the sum of its individual parts, organised in a way that provides the very best experience for the student.

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A booming start to the year for classes at Martial Art World

Date: 29th November 2016
Author: Mr B Bonthuys

We're going to be kicking off to a fantastic start of year for 2017! It’s great to see so many families training together with high energy in class, using the “SSL” rule – Smiling, Sweating and Learning!

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