Martial Arts is for everyone

Yes it's for everyone. Business men and women to bus drivers, dog walkers to dentists, people of all ages and from all walks of life. In martial arts there is no discrimination, no prejudice, on the mat we only offer respect to each other. Ok many people first come into martial arts as children and it can … Continue reading Martial Arts is for everyone

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Real world self defence

Most adults join a martial arts class for two reasons: because they want to get fit, exercise (but not be bored) and because they want real world self defence techniques. Some times it is difficult to see how the "stylized" movements of a centuries-old system could be applicable against a street attack against a knife, baseball bat or violent assailant. … Continue reading Real world self defence

The Exercise Benefits of Martial Arts

You may have thought of doing a martial art, you may seen others doing a martial arts class, but you may not be aware of its many exercise benefits. So if you are interested in improving your cardiovascular health, losing weight or simply improving your mood, martial arts like judo and ju-jitsu can be just the right … Continue reading The Exercise Benefits of Martial Arts

Adult Martial Arts in Lewes

Lewes Martial Arts at Bushido Kwai Dojo offers a customised programme for adult men and women. Unlike a children’s program, adult programs focus on high-intensity fitness and real self-defense that applies in today’s world. Most adults can only do so many miles on the road or treadmill or take so many fitness classes before they start thinking about something … Continue reading Adult Martial Arts in Lewes

What is Kobudo?

Kobudo (古武道 ) means something like older or traditional martial way. It refers usually to the forms of martial arts that were practised before the so called Meiji restoration of 1868. This was historically a chain of events that restored practical imperial rule to Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji. Although there were Emperors before the Meiji … Continue reading What is Kobudo?