CREATING CONFIDENCE IN CHILDREN

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By Matt Hudd Some people seem to have oodles of confidence, whilst others lack it in everything they do. Then there are those  who appear confident on the outside, yet deep down it’s a different story.  A lot of it stems from our upbringing and past experiences. A single derogatory comment at a young age […]

BEARDSLEY’S KARATE SCHOOL: Interview With The Karate Power Couple Champions Chris Rowan and Danielle Dunn

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Tom Beardsley’s Karate School first opened in Hereford in 1974, and it was first named Hereford Shukokai Karate Club, after the style practised. After moving around the city’s different venues, in 2001 the school settled in its first full time centre, Central Dojo in West Street, not far from the training centre’s current location in […]

SELF-AWARENESS Part 3

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There are so many types of martial arts out there, with each instructor teaching differently with their own take on a variety of techniques. I often emphasise in my classes that nearly all styles have the same underlying principles, which are more important than the techniques. In my opinion, the essence of martial arts is […]

BEARDSLEY’S KARATE SCHOOL

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Here at Beardsley’s Karate School we strive to give the best possible experience to our students and parents alike. Established in 1974, over the years the club has helped thousands of local youngsters achieve their full potential and go on to great things.  Our instructors are of the highest quality and bring out the best […]

MONEY Isn’t The Currency, It’s TIME!

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A year ago FitNet interviewed Lee Taylor following his incredible recovery from a car accident that had left him with a neck fracture, nearly ending his martial arts career. The 5th Dan black belt karate instructor used his training to help his recovery, and the experience provided him with an insight that reaches well beyond  […]

BOXING: The GREATEST SHOW

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On 7th April Hereford hosted another unforgettable boxing show – the night saw guests treated to a three course meal, entertainment from Welsh singer Natasha John and 10 bouts of senior/adult boxing. Vince McNally  from South Wye Boxing Club based at Hinton, Hereford said: “It was the greatest show we have ever put on. We […]