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World Savate Assaut Championships

Just back from 10 great days in Bulgaria! For the first five days, I was in Sapareva Banya, next to the Rila mountains. About a dozen of us were staying in a small, village hotel. Most days it was over … Continue reading

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Stick-fighting, the French Way

Canne de Combat is a form of fencing with canes. The origins of the sport are ancient, going back to a time when gentlemen found they were not safe on the streets of Paris. Many took lessons in boxing and … Continue reading

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Progression in the Martial Arts

I began training in martial arts and combat sports over twenty-five years ago. At first, I was interested in learning a few self-defence skills. I didn’t research at all, I just dived in and joined a club that my friend had … Continue reading

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Women in the Martial Arts

Training in martial arts can be a great way of boosting fitness and self-confidence. In recent years, a lot more women have taken up martial arts, this article was written to help women who are looking for a good place … Continue reading

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