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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 […]

October Word Of The Month: Patience

Dear Parents & Guardians, In October we will be working on the character lesson: PATIENCE. It is difficult to categorize at what age children will learn patience.  In order to learn patience, children must learn how to deal with disappointment.  If we give in to every demand of a child, then that child will never […]

Word Of The Month: Co-operation

Developing Champions For Life Dear Parents & Guardians, In February we will be working on the character lesson: COOPERATION. Cooperation is a skill that must be learned by all children. We are in a unique position to help children learn how to build cooperation. When this skill is present, the child understands how to balance […]

WKC English National Chapionships

Congratulations to Chief Instructor Digger Barnes for a hugely successful weekend at the WKC Karate & Kickboxing English National Championships in Manchester. Unexpectedly, Digger found himself having to fight in the heavy weight division (over 85 kilos) so this meant a massive rethink on the strategy as Digger would have to face much bigger fighters […]

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, […]

Student Creed

Hi everyone,   Welcome back to classes after the Christmas break. I hope you can already see we are taking Storm to the next level in 2020 with loads of activities and new resources for you. You should have already received our booklet ‘7 Steps To Healthy Eating’ and next month we’ll kick off our […]

International Hall Of Fame – London 2019

Congratulations to Chief Instructor David ‘Digger’ Barnes who was inducted into the Martial Arts International Hall Of Fame this weekend at the awards in Kensington, London (England) this weekend. The International Hall Of Fame Awards was founded back in 2006 by Grandmaster Gary Wasniewski. Gary was a world champion level competitor for the Amateur Karate […]

UK Martial Arts Instructor Of The Year – Storm Family Martial Arts

Well done to Digger Barnes (Chief Instructor at Storm Family Martial Arts) for his amazing achievement, winning ‘UK Martial Arts Instructor Of The Year’ in May 2019. This is an incredible achievement, especially when you consider Storm Family Martial Arts has only been open for 18 months. Over 1,000 schools in the UK were eligible […]

10 REASONS CHILDREN SHOULD DO MARTIAL ARTS

10 REASONS CHILDREN SHOULD DO MARTIAL ARTS ???? It is in the formative of years their lives that children easily understand and pick up lessons that come their way. To help them live life and embrace each moment with utmost joy and positivity, why not engage them in an activity that is bound to maintain their […]