Monthly Archives: February 2020

Weapon Workshop – 23-02-2020

We had a fantastic day today as we attended our first weapons workshop of the year. Rothwell had a great turn out totalling 12 students and instructors learning the history and proper use of traditional Okinawa weaponry. Amongst the weapons Rothwell students and instructors chose to learn about and use correctly were Aido, Jo-staff, Nunchaku […]


I am so seriously proud of the effort of all our mini ninja’s this evening. So much focus, excellent behaviour and hard work. Our class began with a fun assault course warm up followed by a quick stretch off. The ninja’s then focused and performed some superb kata before taking a very quick break. When […]

Now that’s commitment!

Kudos to the commitment of our ladies who turned up to train tonight on Valentines night. You all worked hard as always and most of you got your first introduction to traditional martial arts weapons. There was some real potential shown with both Nunchaku and Jo-staff so well done for giving them a go.   […]

Nunchaku Fun!

We have spent a little less time focusing on kata this week in our junior and adult classes, as we wanted to spend a little time introducing our juniors and high grades to Nunchaku in a safe and controlled way. We took the decision during the Christmas break that we wanted to to occasionally be […]

Student of the Month – January

Today, we were able for the first time this year announce our student of the month and for the first time introduce our new trophies that go along with this award. Our student of the month award for January goes to Leia Hemmingway. Leia has impressed us with her hard work, effort and great behaiour […]