Overindulged This Christmas? Get Fit With Eskrima!

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If you want to get fitter in the New Year, but don’t like the idea of the gym, aerobics or dance classes, why not try something a little different? Sword, Stick and Dagger teaches traditional Eskrima, an indigenous Filipino martial art, commonly known as Filipino Stick fighting. However, the martial art is far more diverse. […]

Welcome to the Winter 2017/2018 edition!

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You are most likely already dedicated to some form of exercise and healthy eating plan, but if you are still looking for a way to improve your lifestyle and bring about positive changes, this edition has plenty to offer. Whatever your goals are, there are so many ways to keep your fitness going, but try […]

MATT HUDD MARTIAL ARTS Reach Your Full Potential

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Ever since Matt Hudd started out in martial arts, he has been committed to being the best he can be. Teaching provided a new motivation for this passionate instructor (and a qualified personal trainer) to bring out the best in his students. In the past five years, Dragon Fitness Academy brought together Chinese martial arts […]

DACAYANA ESKRIMA The Martial Arts Class For Everyone

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Martial arts instructor Joseph Dignam, pictured left, talks to FitNet about his new classes. Find out why Dacayana Eskrima is suitable for participants of all abilities and fitness levels, and why it’s much more than just stick fighting. Interview With Andrea Slivkova. Photography By Joseph Dignam. Joseph, tell me about your martial arts journey. When […]

Welcome to the Autumn 2017 edition!

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This time of the year gives us longer nights, and with that more time for reflection. Did the summer live up to your expectations? Did your family holiday achieve your goal of bringing everyone together? View the latest edition in our online viewer here Now the focus shifts towards that other family time, Christmas. Some […]

New In Hereford DACAYANA ESKRIMA

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By Joseph Dignam Eskrima (also known as Arnis) is the martial art of the Philippines. Despite first appearances, Eskrima systems use several weapons which are taught first, before the empty hand – the use of weapons enhances the empty hand skills of the student. Dacayana Eskrima uses single stick, double stick, knives, stick and knife, […]

Welcome to the Summer 2017 edition!

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At this time of the year, plenty of us get inspired by Wimbledon to dust down the old racket and enjoy the summer with a game of tennis. Or perhaps your little ones got you down to the park to kick a ball while the weather lasts. There is something about the summer months that […]