Grove Martial Arts is an independent, non-profit making, Karate club. We practise the traditional Okinawan style of Goju Ryu as the all-encompassing self-protection system it was originally designedto be. We are family run: our instructors are from three generations of the same family with a combined training history spanning 125 years. Karate is a civilian self-protection system born in Okinawa.
As a form of martial art Aikido is more than a powerful method of self-protection. It is a path of personal discovery and character improvement. Some of the benefits in training in Aikido includeincreased physical fitness, improved self-confidence and a greater awareness of yourself and your boundaries as well as those of people around you. The most fundamental concept of Aikido is that of 'harmonising' with an attacker.
Welcome to the next generation of Martial Arts and Fitness training! Genesis Martial Arts is a new creation by eight of the country's leading Martial Arts and Fitness Instructors. These likemindedindividuals have joined forces to offer the best possible service and future for all students. The joining of these clubs creates South East England leading Martial Arts Academy.
The Tiger also symbolises elements of controlled aggression and unpredictability which Mr Stocker believes is paramount for any great martial artist. Mr Stocker's aim is to inspire a generation withthe aid of focus, structure and confidence that accompanies martial arts education. It is his belief that everyone is entitled to receive the benefits of martial arts.
A SHORT HISTORY of ATADO Ju Jitsu in Oxford. The 'Far Eastern Club' (Atado White Tiger Style) roots are in Kung Fu, devised by Grand Master 'Edward' Leong Lee Fu (1932 - 1991) who developed themartial art system for western servicemen stationed in the far east after WW2. The Oxford martial art club was founded in 1968 by the late Ernie DANKS who studied under the Grand Master.
To Oxford's Kung Fu School, Chow Gar Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu Boxing website. Pete Orum is an official teacher (sifu) in the Oxfordshire area to be endorsed to teach the system under MasterPaul Whitrod who is authorised UK representative of the style from the Ip Family Hong Kong. Peter has students who still train since 1998 but because off its hard training regime, a lot off people try the system but unfortunately find it hard to continue sometimes.
Kickboxing arose from karate in the late 1970's. Practitioners of karate found they wanted to test themselves fully against other practitioners of their art and hence fight full contact. At OxfordUniversity Kickboxing Club we still consider kickboxing to be a martial art. A martial art is something anyone can practice, whatever their physical abilities and sporting prowess. No matter how long we have been training, we all still seek that elusive perfect technique.
Rising Spirit Academy was opened in 2005 by Chief Instructor Mr Williams, bringing Oxford's diverse cultures and families together under one roof. Rather than simply focusing on teaching a specificMartial Art, Rising Spirit Academy focuses on Personal Development based around a modern Martial Art framework. With Rising Spirit's brand new concept, comes state-of-the-art equipment and teaching techniques.
My name is Bryan, 24. I train Takedowns at OMAA for more than 3 years and I can say that Vasile Panfil is a really good teacher. He is still an active athlete and I think it is great to train underhis guidance. He can explain everything great plus he delivers his competitions experience.