Taekwondo

My aim here is to document my training, with the aim of sharing it with my club and association (www.nwtkd.co.uk).

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First, a little about myself.

I have trained in various Martial Arts since the age of 12 or so. I started off with Jujitsu, then changed to Karate (Shotokan) and, more recently, Taekwondo (ITF). I’ve also delved into a couple of other arts, such as Aikido and kickboxing. It’s only recently that I have discovered the practical side of training and am interested in the Patterns/kata and how they can be interpreted. I am a member of the NWTKD association, based in Preston, England and have been since 2012.

My general interests can be seen throughout this blog (The evening artist) but I try to use Taekwondo/Karate as an inspiration for my art, so you will see drawings of Martial Artists based on Photographs that I have taken at Competitions and Training etc. You might recognise yourself in there one day! Please feel free to have a look around.

Anyway, back to training.

My idea is record my training in a series of blogs and relate them back to this page via a link. I will draw in links from other sources, such as my Facebook page (oaboo) for photographs, as well as link to other external sources.

Chloe Bruce Training

Thought I would share the photograph of me and (one of) my Instructor, John Grime.

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Also, just recently attended Iain Abernethy’s seminar at Thornton Cleveleys. I’ve attended several of these now and they are always fantastic.

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Took part in the first Black Belt Training session of 2017

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Lesson #1 review

 

 

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