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Can Martial Arts Be Self-Taught?

Posted: June 20, 2022

Can martial arts be self-taught? Sure, there are several basic training techniques that you could teach yourselves at home, however, to truly master martial arts, you need to break out of your own four walls.

This blog aims to highlight what exactly can be self-taught within martial arts and what types of martial arts techniques are the easiest to self-teach.

Can Martial Arts Be Self-Taught?


What is the Easiest Martial Art to Get a Black Belt In?

Posted: June 14, 2022

There is a long list of martial arts, all with their own training techniques and ranking systems. This blog aims to explore what is the easiest martial art to get a black belt in.

With all martial arts training, it can take a student years to be of the right expertise and level to be awarded a black belt. This blog will uncover different martial arts and how quickly it is on average to climb the ranking system for each practice.

The Easiest Martial Art


Why Martial Arts Is The Most Effective?

Posted: June 08, 2022

Whether it be karate, jiu-jitsu, or mixed martial arts. We want you to know why martial arts is the most effective practice. This blog aims to uncover the main advantages of martial arts and what makes them effective.

As we are aware, martial arts training hosts many health benefits for an individual, but why is it the most effective. Let’s take a look.

What Makes Martial Arts Effective?


Is Jiu-Jitsu Better Than Karate?

Posted: May 27, 2022

There are fundamental differences that draw apart jiu-jitsu and karate despite them both being core practices within martial arts. A question commonly asked is - is jiu-jitsu better than karate?

This blog aims to delve into both practices and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of both to decide, which is best.

Is Jiu-Jitsu Better Than Karate?


Can I Teach My Children Self Defence?

Posted: April 19, 2022

No one wants their children or child to be bullied or defenceless in situations when you're not present. Thankfully, they don’t have to be, and you can help them for their sake but for your peace of mind.

There are many things you can do to equip them for such situations. By preparing them in advance, you will be equipping your child with skills to effectively deal with bullies. More importantly, you'll help them gain self-confidence and internal strength, two assets that will serve them well for the rest of their life.

In this Ellis Academy blog, we explore the options you have as parents to teach your children self defence so they can protect themselves whilst you aren’t around.


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