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Is a Black Belt alone a qualification to teach?

When a person achieves  the rank of Black Belt in a Martial Art, it is a recognition, that they have reached a level of skill and that they have demonstrated dedication, worked extremely hard, shown character, determination & will power over a sustained period. However, does a Black Belt

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Iai-Jutsu Course

Sensei Michael held an Iai-Jutsu Course at the Academy on Saturday 20th January. BJJAGB members from all round the UK attended the course and were instructed on the following areas of Sword practice. Tying of the Hakama & Etiquette Torei – Presentation and wearing the sword Nukitsuke

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Double Shodan Achievement

Double Shodan Achievement Two of our long standing and dedicated students have been awarded the rank of Shodan in 2 traditional Martial Arts within 2 weeks On Saturday 2nd December Leah & Dylan were awarded 1st Dan in the art of Kobudo and on Saturday 16th December they again achieved the rank

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Kobudo Black Belt Grading

On Saturday 2nd December we held our Kobudo Black Belt Grading. Demonstrated on the day were, Kata & practical applications of Nunchaku, Sword, Sai, Jo & Bo Staff. All our students have worked hard on the preparation for the day and its been a long road getting to this stage in their

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Anti-Bullying Week

We will be focusing on Anti-Bullying Week at Mind Body Spirit from Monday 13th November. These are our aims: To empower children and young people to celebrate what makes them, and others, unique. Help children and young people understand how important it is that every child feels valued and

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Autumn Course

An excellent Autumn Course provided by our friend from the EMJJA Sensei John Rake The course covered defences using a folded newspaper, defences from attacks using Yawara-Bo, unarmed against Bo attacks, Bo against Bo, Knife Defences & Gun Defences Massive thanks to Sensei John & all that

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