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Push Up Training

Traditional pushups are beneficial for building upper body strength. They work the triceps, pectoral muscles, and shoulders. When done with proper form, they can also strengthen the lower back and core by engaging (pulling in) the abdominal muscles. Pushups are a fast and effective exercise for building strength.
Luke James | 22/8/2018

Benefits Of Squats

Squats Help Build Muscle. They don't just help you achieve wonderful, toned legs; they promote body-wide muscle building by creating an anabolic (muscle building) environment in the body. They work up your quadriceps, hamstrings, calves, abdominal muscles, lower back and your butt too.
Luke James | 6/8/2018

Adult Learners Week Free Self Defence Seminar 28/05/2005

Due to the success of the last Self Defence Seminar run at the Peabody Trust for the last Adult Learners Week in 2004, a second 3hr course was organised by the LSBU Academy Of Sport. The event was planned and booked 2 to 3 months in advance by a senior sports coordinator, with the recruitment of a sports ambassador. This was a free ‘unpaid event’ advertised and marketed around South London including Peackam, Elephant & Castle, and Bermonsdey.
Luke James | 28/6/2018

Tukido – Warm Up And Stretching Book Review

Hock Au Teh is a Chinese born in Malaysia who has trained many athletes and gymnasts. He played basket ball, badminton and soccer for his high school, and has studied a variety of martial arts including Thai Chi, Kung Fu, Karate and Taekwondo. He emigrated to Great Britain in 1970 to study at the Glasgow School Of Art and now lectures throughout Scotland. He was the chief instructor of Taekwondo in the UK from 1975 to 1978, and was also the chief instructor for the Scottish Taekwondo Association from 1979 to 1983. He formed his own system of Tukido: The Art Of Skillfull Combat in 1983
Luke James | 4/7/2017

Sakiado National Self Defence Seminar 2007

The World Sakiado Association National Self Defence Seminar took place in May 2007 at All Saints School, Whetstone North London. The seminar was organised by Sakaido Academy Instructors Mr Uham, Mr Pereira, Mr Tuban and Mr Lee. It brought together Sakiado clubs across North London including Whetstone, Muswell Hill, Crouch End, Finchley Central, Hendon and Barnet, and was also featured on the newsletter. This seminar/workshop was dedicated to striking, practical kata elements and fast, effective and dynamic self defence.
Luke James | 4/1/2017

Sakiado Academy National Seminar 2006

The World Sakiado Association National Seminar was held on Sunday 18th September 2006 at All Saints School in Whetstone North London. The seminar was run by Sakiado Academy National Instructors: Mr Pereira, Mr Tuban and Mr Uham, and Club Instructor Mr Lee.
Luke James | 28/9/2016
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May 4 Week Self Defence Course 2019 (ESPA)
The May 4 Week Self Defence Course was held by the Eclectic Self Protection Association (ESPA) on the 4 tuesdays of May 2019 at Hornsey Town Hall in Crouch End. As with all of our ESP courses a national martketing campaign was released and we had a very good turnout.
Published by Luke James - 13/6/2019
What is Self Defence?
Self-defence is a countermeasure that involves defending the health and well-being of oneself from harm. The use of the right of self-defense as a legal justification for the use of force in times of danger is available in many jurisdictions.

Physical self-defense is the use of physical force to counter an immediate threat of violence.
Published by Luke James - 13/6/2019
Womens Self Defence Workshop 2019 (ESPA)
The Womens Self Defence Workshop was hosted by the Eclectic Self Protection Association (ESPA) and conducted at Hornsey Town Hall in Crouch End on Saturday the 26th January. After 2 months of electronic advertising and marketing the 3hr seminar became quickly booked. We had a fantastic turnout of women including mothers, their daughters and other teenagers.
Published by Luke James - 10/6/2019

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