Chuldow Martial Arts - Knottingley

6a The arcade, Hill top, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 8EA.


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Kickboxing Gradings

Posted by chuldowknottingley on 11th August 2019


WOW – what a week Some great busy classes with lots of new faces. Great effort and energy from all students as we prepared for gradings. The “shark attack” game at the end of kids karate was great fun and combat  rolls in kickboxing lessons saw some great attempts to clear up to 8 strike […]

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Mental & physical benefits of Karate

Posted by chuldowknottingley on 6th August 2019


We all know that exercise generally has many benefits, like improving fitness and strength. But did you know that different types of exercise has different benefits. Researchers have already shown that jogging can improve life expectancy, for example, while yoga makes people happier. However, karate goes beyond improving  physical and mental health – it can […]

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Summer Holidays

Posted by chuldowknottingley on 28th July 2019


I’m back!!!!!! I’ve had a couple of weeks off posting due to holidays….. lovely break but really happy to be back and working again… not many people cam say that, I just love what I do!!! The long summer school holidays are now upon us and we find that this is the time when most […]

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Karate Gradings

Posted by chuldowknottingley on 24th June 2019


What a fantastic weekend of gradings again. Kickboxing alternates were on Saturday afternoon.  A fairly quiet one with only 5 in, but it was a tough one and they all worked extremely hard. Sunday saw our full day of karate gradings.  I have to say there were two highlights of the day.  The first one […]

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Kick boxing Graduations

Posted by chuldowknottingley on 17th June 2019


Last week saw our preparation and assessments continue for both karate and kick boxing gradings with some great focus and energy in all lessons. Alternate karate gradings were on Saturday afternoon.  A mix of ages and belt gradings from 5 to adult.  Everyone worked hard and focused really well and it was a great grading […]

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Perserverance

Posted by chuldowknottingley on 9th June 2019


To persevere is one of our 6 principles. Children and adults will go through periods when their motivation slips for training.  As adults it is up to ourselves to keep pushing through.  If you push through these periods you will come out the other side.  The way to get through is to think about the […]

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Dieting vs healthy lifestyle

Posted by chuldowknottingley on 2nd June 2019


Everyone is different, maintaining or achieving your ideal weight is easier for some than others. Some people are naturally leaner than others. However just because someone is “thin” it does not mean they are healthy. As it also in reverse does not mean that if you have a heavier build, it does not mean you […]

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Dealing with the pressure of exams

Posted by chuldowknottingley on 26th May 2019


GSCE’s are in full flow and the kids are about half way through now.  Add onto this those doing A levels and SAT’s and this leads to many of our young children being under immense pressure this month. When I was growing up, of course exams were important however, there wasn’t all this pressure from […]

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Black Belt gradings

Posted by chuldowknottingley on 19th May 2019


This weekend was Black Belt grading weekend at Wakefield HQ. Knottingley didn’t have any kick boxing Black Belts this time around, but Sunday saw Jessica Henshaw going for her cadet 1st Dan Black Belt. Jessica is 13 and has been training at the academy for 4 years now. At this age, not having any other […]

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Mini Tournament!!!!

Posted by chuldowknottingley on 14th May 2019


It was our mini tournament for region 2 last Saturday afternoon and WOW what a fantastic one it was. First off was Junior Kata and creative Kata. From as young as 4 up to 12.  What a great standard it was.  The children had all picked up the etiquette really well (which is not easy […]

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