Cloud gazing…

Well it is the last night here in Canada… tomorrow I head back to London. What can I say. It’s been epic. Of course that’s really easy to say but honestly I’ve not felt like this in a long time. I came to Canada after a fairly hectic few weeks, actually a fairly hectic few months and all I can […]

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No training weekend…

It’s no secret that I have a full on life, I’ve pushed myself in as many aspects as I can… career, sport, learning and development since I was very young. I’ve no idea why, I’ve just always wanted to do something more with my life than what I was seeing in the lives of some people who I grew up […]

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Not again…

I have no idea where the time went… it seems like a few minutes ago I was leaving the airport and waiting for the monorail and now, I’m all packed and ready to go back to the airport. I feel so privileged to have shared time with so many amazing people and to have been really inspired. I think that […]

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Day 5-Training Day 2

Whilst the training to this point has been awesome, nothing beats standing in a hall with hundreds of international karateka! So much has happened here, I want to drink in every moment and somehow bottle the motivation I’ve found for those days when life has me down and I can’t or don’t have the heart to train.   I really […]

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All change please… all change…

I’ve been thinking a lot lately, actually I had a load of time to stew on the flights home, a total of over 24 hours in fact. We finally arrived back from the Australian National Gasshuku yesterday morning when London was fast asleep. It was 04:30 when we landed and stood in line to grab our bags with the GB […]

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A good start…

My whole life I’ve been lucky enough to see amazing Karateka. As a junior I remember being in weekend gasshukus in the Lee Maltings (Cork, Ireland) with Senseis Steve Cattle, Dirk Heene and Julian Mead. This sparked an interest in me to learn more, to never stop trying to add to my knowledge and to seek out new opportunities. I’m […]

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