Tag Archives: David Digger Barnes

Word Of The Month – Trustworthy

Dear Parents & Guardians, In July we will be working on the character lesson: TRUSTWORTHY. People that are trustworthy have a reputation for being honest, responsible, and reliable. When a child is considered trustworthy, there are many benefits. People tend to treat trustworthy children better and provide them with more opportunities from learning to leading […]

Storm Family Martial Arts attends Thames Valley Student Independence Day

Thank you to Thames Valley Learning Partnership for inviting us to be a part of their Student Independence Day at St Joseph’s Catholic High School in Slough. Their aims as an organisation are to: -Provide collaborative and informative experiences for secondary-aged students across a range of subjects, thereby providing a variety of learning opportunities and […]

Martial Arts Grading In Bracknell

Congratulations to our new Black Stripe Adult students !!! This Saturday 8 of our adult students completed an exhausting 3 hour session to achieve their Black Stripe Belt. The session consisted of over 2 hours of non stop self defence and kickboxing techniques followed by 45 minutes of 3 v 1 sparring. We were really […]

Martial Arts Photoshoot

Storm Family Martial Arts held a photoshoot this weekend for 200 children and adults from our academies in Maidenhead, Bracknell, Warfield, Windsor, Wokingham and Woodley. Students performed techniques from our kickboxing, Karate and TaeKwonDo syllabus and the action shots were amazing. The feedback was very positive and we will definitely be doing this again next […]

Self Discipline – June’s Word Of The Month at Storm Family Martial Arts

Dear Parents & Guardians, In June we will be working on the character lesson: SELF-DISCIPLINE. Parents and teachers both overwhelmingly agree that self-discipline is one of the most important skills anyone can have. It goes without saying that children can and will learn self-discipline if they are exposed to an environment that nurtures this very […]

Storm Family Martial Arts Win Silver at WUMA European Championships

Congratulations to Chief Instructor Digger Barnes for his Silver Medal at the WUMA Kickboxing European Championships held this weekend in Worcester. It was a long day with hundreds of competitors competing from all over Europe for 7 hours across 4 areas. It was great to see lots of friends at the Championship.  We hadn’t seen […]

Why Do Parents Love Martial Arts For Their Kids So Much ?

There are many reasons to  sign up your child(ren) for a martial arts program. If you are a parent looking to find a program for your child that you can support, here are five reasons why parents find martial arts is a good fit for not just their children, but their entire family! Teaches Discipline […]

Self Defence For Kids – Storm Family Martial Arts

SELF-DEFENCE STRATEGIES KIDS CAN USE TO WARD OFF BULLIES Posted: September 25, 2020 Is your child prepared or equipped to deal with bullies? This blog explores some of the best self-defence strategies for kids when it comes to playground bullying. Sadly, bullying is all too common in the UK. Ditch the Label – a charity […]

Where Is The Best Martial Arts School in Berkshire ?

Where is the best martial arts school in Berkshire ? Many parents would love for their children to try martial arts… but it can be a very confusing decision that parents are faced with.  Its a tough choice as there are endless amounts of schools out there all trying to get your attention, all of them declaring that […]

Knives & Edged Weapons

Congratulations to our Chief Instructor Digger Barnes who recently achieved his KEWAP Insructor certificate. KEWAP (Knives & Edged Weapons Awareness Programme) was devised by national and international award-winning instructor Steven Timperley who is also a former UK military specialist instructor with twenty-two loyal years’ service to the Crown. KEWAP Instructors include personal safety specialists, teachers, […]