FitNet – Update

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Dear FitNet Readers I hope you are all keeping well and healthy, adapting to the changed circumstances and coping with the delay in offering your services. The latest government advice appears to be that the lockdown of the health & fitness industry could be lifted in July or as late as October. These are very […]

Matt Hudd On PERSISTENCE And SELF-BELIEF

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As last year drew to a close, I reflected on what a year it was for me personally and professionally – in 2019 my dream of having a full-time martial arts centre became a reality. But going back to mid 2018 that dream seemed like a fantasy. Finding a suitable property was extremely challenging and […]

11th WUKF EUROPEAN Karate CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Beardsley’s Karate squad put on a stellar performance in Odense in Denmark, showing the results of their hard work, commitment and great sportsmanship Odense in Denmark is known for being the hometown of Hans Christian Andersen, and last autumn it proudly hosted the 11th WUKF European Karate Championships. Yet again, the World Union of Karate-Do […]

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 […]