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 […]

WORRYING In WINTER

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By Emma Reed Many of us struggle through the winter months. Whether feeling low from the lack of light or worrying how to make ends meet over Christmas, periods of anxiety and depression* are common at this time of the year. One major challenge we face is our own impatience with those feelings. Of course […]

THE WORLD OF FITNESS What Does It Take To Make It To The Top? Interview With Personal Trainers BEN HARWOOD & GARETH BENNETT

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Early starts. Gruelling schedules. Working late. Success and huge job satisfaction. Two leading fitness professionals shed some light on their rewarding careers. Interview With Personal Trainers  BEN HARWOOD & GARETH BENNETT Interview By Andrea Slivkova Smith One has a delightfully sweet smile and a ‘boy-next-door’ look about him. The other has ‘rebel’ written all over him 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 […]