Karate is a form of martial arts in which people who have had years and years of training can, using only their hands and feet, make some of the worst movies in the history of the world.
Dave Barry

   

English Karate National Championships 2014

Kata Results

Marielle - Bronze (Cadet)
Alice - Bronze (Cadet)
Nicole - 4th place (Cadet)
Nicole - Joint 4th place (Adult)
Marielle, Nicole, Alice - Silver (Cadet Team)
Marielle & Nicole - Silver (Kata pairs)
Marielle, Nicole, Alice - Silver (Adult Team Ladies)

Kumite Results

Marielle - Silver medal

Well done to our squad...a huge achievement by all of you!

Our excellent 3 Juniors, Isla (aged 10), Evie aged (aged 9) and Abbie (aged 11) were a great credit to themselves and TMAC. At their ages they will have a great future in competitions, 2 National champions complimented them on their performances, well done young ladies.

Our two friends and guest instructors Sensei Mottram and Sempai Aimee Sell in action becoming England National Kata Champions 2014.

Martial Arts training could help OAPs avoid fractures

Learning martial arts could help the elderly avoid bone fractures, it was claimed. 

No-one is suggesting turning Auntie Flo into a ninja warrior. But fighting disciplines such as kung fu, karate and judo involve techniques that can help brittle-boned patients fall more safely, research suggests.

Read more: Martial Arts training could help OAPs avoid fractures

Top 10 reasons to consider doing a Martial Art for Fitness and Weight Loss

If your goal is to improve your fitness or lose weight but you need to do something more exciting than jogging on a treadmill to keep you motivated, perhaps you should consider doing a martial art like boxing, kickboxing, karate, or judo.
Here at The Martial Arts Centre we have students who have lost weight since joining.

Read more: Top 10 reasons to consider doing a Martial Art for Fitness and Weight Loss

Child Fitness Levels Declining

Sedentary lifestyles are making children less fit - even among those who are not obese, a study suggests.

Essex University staged fitness tests on 600 10-year-olds a decade apart. They found significant falls in fitness levels, concluding the average 10-year-old in 1998 could beat 95% of youngsters in 2008 in running tests.

Read more: Child Fitness Levels Declining

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