Jigoro Kano the founder of Judo. Picture taken from Wikipedia.

The History of Bushido and British Ju Jitsu by Sensei Dave Brough – Part 1

Part I: In the beginning… Have any of you ever wondered where the Ju Jitsu you practise comes from? Ever questioned why we end up doing particular moves and how the syllabus was actually developed? Well, I have often pondered these questions and decided to do some research to find some answers. I must admit …

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China's Terracotta Warriors

VIDEO: China’s Terracotta Warriors Come to Liverpool

Liverpool has some very special visitors this year as China's Terracotta Warriors arrive in the UK. This exciting exhibition is currently taking place at the World Museum on William Brown Street and will continue through to October 28th. For those unfamiliar with this hugely important find, here goes...... For over 2,000 years, an underground army of …

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Dojo Scholar – Just for Kicks by Sensei Dave Brough

In my opinion, one of the most important elements to being a good martial artist is being able to kick effectively, at least it is a fantastic skill that can benefit all aspects of your martial arts training. For example, good kicks will help your katas be effective and competitive. Good kicks also help in …

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