Thursday, April 24, 2014

Who's Who

Barry Johnston Barry Johnston

Acknowledged as a leader and authority in sports and martial arts education, Mr Barry... 


Stutely, Russell Stutely, Russell

Qualifications: OCFM International Coach PPDT International Instructor Cop Tactics... 


McCarthy, Patrick McCarthy, Patrick

Introduction Patrick McCarthy Hanshi, is a 5th generation student of Uchinadi with... 


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Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets – What is Smart Training? Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets – What is Smart Training?

To me, it is the best possible utilisation of your training time. How many people... 


Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets – Do you train hard or train hard and smart? Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets – Do you train hard or train hard and smart?

Over the last 10 or so years I have been very fortunate to meet some of the Worlds... 


How to Spar for the Street: Part 3 How to Spar for the Street: Part 3

In this series of articles we are discussing how to make your sparring relevant to... 


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Barry Johnston Barry Johnston

Acknowledged as a leader and authority in sports and martial arts education, Mr Barry Johnston is truly the “trainer’s trainer”. As a curriculum developer, lecturer, senior martial arts and sports educator he is recognised by professionals world-wide. Mr Johnston has been involved in the sport and fitness industry as a personal trainer and lecturer... Read more of this article


Specialized Training Allows Austrailian Martial Arts Schools to Flourish Specialized Training Allows Austrailian Martial Arts Schools to Flourish

In the absence of a government oversight, how can a club protect itself from lawsuits and other threats? It starts with a culture of self-regulation, where the industry protects its own to benefit all, including the pupils. That’s according to Mr Barry Johnston, founder of the Australian College of Sports Development (ACSD), a training organisation... Read more of this article


Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets – What is Smart Training? Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets – What is Smart Training?

To me, it is the best possible utilisation of your training time. How many people in a weights gym do you see, standing around chatting? How many MA’s do you see going through the motions? How many people do you train with who are always stopping to ask a question or just to talk trivia? This is complete time wasting. Most of us lead very busy and... Read more of this article


Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets – Do you train hard or train hard and smart? Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets – Do you train hard or train hard and smart?

Over the last 10 or so years I have been very fortunate to meet some of the Worlds most gifted and talented Martial Artists. I have been even more fortunate to train with these people, learn from them and become friends with them. During this period my training routines have been heavily influenced by the likes of Peter Consterdine, Herol “Bomber”... Read more of this article


How to Spar for the Street: Part 3 How to Spar for the Street: Part 3

In this series of articles we are discussing how to make your sparring relevant to real situations. As we’ve discussed in previous articles, the sparring in many dojos has little in common with real situations. Karateka train for a variety of reasons, so it is to be expected that they will spar in a variety of ways in order to address a variety... Read more of this article