Dojo Scholar – Conscious & Unconscious Bias in Martial Arts by Sensi Dave Brough

For martial arts instructors (or for anyone managing or teaching a group of people) it is really important to consider our biases and how they affect the way we teach and practise. As the professionalism and regulation of martial arts schools develop individuals with conscious, or explicit biases are unwelcome, and rightly so. Prejudice against …

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Handmade in Japan - The Samuri Sword ©BBC

BBC Four’s ‘Handmade in Japan Now on BBC iPlayer

If you have an interest in Japanese culture this new BBC Four series will be the one to watch. Part of BBC Four's Japan Season comes this new and fasinating 3-part series 'Handmade in Japan', a look at traditional Japanese crafts and craftspeople. The crafts explored are Mingei Pottery, The Kimono and Samurai Sword. All episodes are now …

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