Ownership

Ownership

This months article is on the issue of ownership..of technique, yourself and your art I see so many people in the course of my teaching along with Al Peasland at CSP pushing themselves to become better martial artists and often ask myself why they do it. Now, I know you’re asking yourselves “shouldn’t Mick already know?” Well, no I don’t.. And the reason is I...

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Self Defence v Self Improvement

Self Defence v Self Improvement

Everyone who’s followed CSP for any length of time will know that we place a huge emphasis on the personal benefits that Martial Arts Study can bring, as well as the actual physical “throw the attacker over your shoulder” benefits. In fact, I’ve often been heard to say how I fully believe that the Real self defence skills you learn in our training, and from others like us,...

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CSP at The UK AMA

CSP at The UK AMA

I am extremely pleased to announce that Mick and I will be visiting our great friend Kru Yai Jim Burns to teach a long overdue CSP session. Jim is our first ever Affiliate Instructor, our highest graded Affiliate Instructor, a fantastic martial artists and coach, and a wonderful friend. He is now working on building his 3rd Martial Arts Academy and we are proud to be invited up to Cheshire to...

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Sensei Kris Wilder at CSP

Sensei Kris Wilder at CSP

2 years ago I was fortunate to be invited to teach in Seattle alongside several other fantastic instructors, all masterminded and organised by Sensei Kris Wilder. This year I am proud to announce that Kris will be visiting our CSP-MK Monday night class to teach the 2 hour session as our guest instructor, whilst on part of his UK tour. 7:30pm to 9:30pm Leon Leisure CenterMK2 3HQ Open to ALL...

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Terry Barnett at CSP

Terry Barnett at CSP

“World Class JKD”4 Hours of JKD Instruction from one of only a handful of UK Full Instructors under Guro DanSaturday – 30th June 2012 – 9am to 1pm Following the fantastic seminar we had in 2011 with our Instructor and Mentor, Terry Barnett – we simply had to make a repeat event happen for 2012. Mick and I are both honoured to be able to call Terry Barnett our...

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Restriction Training – Tips

I’m sure lots of you by now will have heard of the concept of Restriction Training. I’ve written about it and even produced an instructional DVD on the subject. The whole premise of Restriction Training is to impose some form of limitation on to yourself, and then continue to train your technique. The reason for doing this is that, it forces you to make better use of what you have left rather...

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Phil Norman @ CSP

Phil Norman @ CSP

Guro PHIL NORMAN Seminar at Complete Self Protection Saturday 28th April 2012 4 Hours 10:00 am Start – Combat & Exercise Dojo – Nuneaton I have great pleasure in announcing the legendary Phil Norman will be teaching an exclusive seminar for CSP this April. Every year we bring some of the absolute best people in the world to come along and teach seminars for the CSP group and our...

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CSP-MK Classes – We’re Moving

CSP-MK Classes – We’re Moving

And so, another year at CSP wouldn’t be the same without another class relocation I’m happy to announce, this one is due to the MK classes expanding. So – from Monday 27th Feb, CSP-MK will now be teaching out of…. Drum roll please…..   Leon Leisure Centre Fern GroveBletchleyMilton KeynesMK2 3HQ We’re located in the Small Hall – behind the gymnasium Class times are...

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CSP – Time For Change

CSP – The Arts – A Time For Change Everything evolves. It has to, or it will die or worst still, get trodden on by everything else that’s rushing forwards at pace.This applies to us as individuals and as martial artists.Nothing stands still – it’s either going forwards and getting better, or it’s slipping backwards. As they say “What you don’t use you lose” Never has this...

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Al’s Back On Set

Al’s Back On Set

Over the past two months, Al and some of the CSP-Family have been working again with the awesome Stephen Reynolds on another of his fantastic movie projects. EXISTENCE, is a series of short films that is destined to take the internet by storm. Another of Mr Reynolds, Block Buster movies, all done on an invisible budget – he never ceases to amaze me with his resoursefulness and ability make...

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