Archive for Bruce Lee

Boxing: ‘Simplicity is the Last Step in Art and the Beginning of Nature’.

Posted in Boxing, Radio National with tags , , , , , , , , , on May 27, 2017 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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Without wanting to get too technical, boxing is one of few sports which delivers a truly comprehensive workout. Continue reading

Anthony ‘The Arrow Catcher’ Kelly

Posted in Martial Arts, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 24, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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Blitz Magazine, February 2016

Anthony’s adventures in catching deadly projectiles began sixteen years ago, while sitting on the couch. Continue reading

Salem Assli: Savate Master!

Posted in fighting, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 7, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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Blitz Magazine, Volume 29, No. 4, April 2015

Salem Assli is a vocational teacher of many martial arts. Ironically, he found his way to the art of his native country through an assiduous study of Jeet Kune Do, the martial art of Bruce Lee. Continue reading

Wayne Bridge: Full Circle

Posted in Journalism, Martial Arts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 30, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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Blitz Magazine, Vol.29, No.3 March 2015

The mark of a great instructor is one who can present complex ideas simply. In doing so, the breadth of Wayne Bridge’s experience prompts him to quote Bruce Lee. Continue reading

James Sheedy: A Martial Arts Odyssey

Posted in Journalism with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 6, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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Blitz Magazine, Vol. 28 No. 8, August 2014

James Sheedy has been involved in martial arts for the long haul. Beginning his journey back in 1975, Jim has been training for a total of thirty-eight years and teaching for the lion’s share of them. Continue reading

Christian Ennor

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 22, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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I am lucky enough to have Christian Ennor holding pads for me. He is among the best pad holders I have worked with; he is systematic and understands not only how fights work, but how to train for them.

One of the things I admire most about him – other than his insight into the intricacies of fighting – is his physical courage. He always positions himself in such a way that I can get maximum leverage and power into my strikes, which is always at his expense. That kind of self-sacrifice is emblematic of the very best trainers.

He is also proof that a great trainer needs intelligence and insight every bit as much as experience.     Continue reading

Steve 'Superkick' Vick

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 30, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

Steve Vick was one of the true pioneers of Australian kickboxing. He is best remembered for a fight that took place on the undercard of the infamous Dennis Alexio / Stan ‘The Man’ Longinidis undercard at the Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Center in 1992. Vick fought Hector Pena for a world title over twelve rounds. Many believe it to have been the best kickboxing fight this country has ever seen. Continue reading

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