Black Belts Factories – What To Do?

This article is FREE to view! We’ve been having a long discussion over the past few days with some of you on Facebook about Black Belt gradings and the overall grading structure. We’d like to know what more of you think, so please take the time to answer this quick opinion poll!   online poll by Opinion Stage


Giving Back


I have always been a firm believer in sport, and especially Martial Arts based sports, giving back to the community. The benefits of studying any form of Martial Art, be it traditional or freestyle, are well documented and community projects, such as the ones being run by Stoke Freestyle’s Christopher Guest, help not only to promote these benefits to a wider audience, but also provide these benefits to more people…


Be Our Guest


This article is courtesy of the This Is Staffordshire website and is free to view! KICKBOXING expert and community artist Chris Guest has been working with young people for more than a decade – in the hope of getting them off the streets and into education or work. The busy 32-year-old, above, runs Creative Arts North Staffs (CANS) and Stoke Freestyle Kick boxing Academy, at the YMCA, in Hanley. And in…


Charity Spar-A-Thon


Peter Felix, head of Nemesis Martial Arts and Board Member of the BKC is organising a Martial Arts Sponsored Event on 17th June 2012. “I would like to thank all those seeking to help in the raising of £30,000.00 for Pancreatic Cancer Research UK; one of best cancer charities in the UK this event will take place in June. I am keen to get 1,000 martial artist through-out the UK…