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Anti Bullying Week

 GOOD ADVICE FROM ANTI-BULLYING ALLIANCE It doesn’t matter what colour hair you have; what trainers you are wearing; how you speak; how you walk; how you talk – it is not your fault if you get bullied.  We are all different in some way and that’s what makes us amazing. Whether...

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The “Breaking the Board” Principle

Aside from the obvious physical aspect, training in Kuk Sool instils many good virtues and habits into you; a good, positive attitude, self-discipline, mental strength and more besides. However, today I just want to talk about one small thing I learned which has had a big impact on various...

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BALANCING ACT

With all the trials and tribulations that everyday existence can throw at you; it’s not overly surprising that it can often feel that ‘life happens to us’. How many of us go through this life being buffeted and pulled from pillar to post, like being carried away downstream by a rather...

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THE END DOESN’T HAVE TO BE THE END

Hello! For those who don’t know me, I am JKN Joe Jacob. I’ll preface this article with a brief backstory. I started Kuk Sool back in 2002, at the age of seven. I joined the Tiny Dragons class led by PKJN (then PSBN) Jon. This was all great fun, and it went on to become the beginning of my...

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Your Next Chapter in Kuk Sool Won

Every three months in Kuk Sool, we progress to our next grade. Whether this is a full belt or just a stripe, it signifies progress and achievement, but what does it mean in terms of your training? I like to think of a new under-black-belt promotion as a new chapter to the book that is your Kuk Sool...

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Grading Nerves

Don’t let the shiny uniforms and masters/instructors sat at the front phase you. If you’re training right, a grading is just another class. A few months ago, I took part in my first grading toward Pu Sa Bum Nim (Third degree black belt), having not graded since my promotion to Kyo Sa Nim in...

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