The Mental Health Benefits of Martial Arts

Are You Looking For An Enjoyable, Rewarding Way To Improve Both Your Physical And Mental Health? Then Look No Further, SCMA Is Here To Help! Here at South Coast Martial Arts, we understand how daunting it can be to undertake a new challenge, that is why we are offering two free trial lessons to every new student as a warm welcome from us, that we hope, will help you begin […]

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HARRIS HAWK PROGRAMME

DID YOU KNOW…. Mr Wood is a professional bird handler and during the day works with his Hawk Sika keeping the gulls at bay around the South West? He was mentioned in Salcombe Information Centre’s Facebook this week. The Harris Hawk programme is underway, the programme will see the hawk in town four days a week for 3 hours at a time for six weeks, then another six weeks doing […]

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BRING A BUDDY FUN SESSION

BRING A BUDDY FUN SESSION SCMA would like to invite you to bring a buddy to a fun pad session on Saturday 13th April at Coombe Dean the session will be from 12 noon till 1.30pm. Please feel free to bring your friends, brother, sister mum or dad, nan or grandad. to come and train with you! There is no limit to the number of people you can bring.  Please […]

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SCMA Referral Card

Introducing the all new SCMA referral card: We are now operating a referral scheme to all of our students. All you have to do is simply download the PDF of our referral card and print it off. You can then pass this card onto all of your friends (making sure to fill your name in the relevant place) and you get 1 month of free training if your referral results in signing […]

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December 2018 Taekwondo Black Belt Gradings

A Huge Congratulations to everyone passing their Black belt Gradings last Month: Tony Hill 2nd Degree Luke Rothery 2nd Degree Jack Briggs 2nd Degree Lynnette Hamilton cox 1st Degree Natasha Hamilton cox first Degree Michael Ballard first Degree Christopher Ballard first Degree Chris sweet first Degree Minnie Hurdwell first Degree Lauren Clarke first Degree  

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Taekwondo proficiency badges

Taekwondo proficiency badges. We are now awarding badges to wear on your Doboks for correct proficiency in Taekwondo techniques. Each month a different badge is up for grabs and don’t worry if you miss a badge, all you have to do is ask an instructor and tell them the badge you wish to pass and you can take it at any time. Can you collect them all?    SIDE KICK […]

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2 Step Sparring

Ibo Matsoki Two Step Sparring follows on from Three Step Sparring and is designed to allow the student to progress and learn more advanced techniques. Two Step Sparring uses the same distance and timing as with three step sparring, but with a variety of attacks. 1 & 2 applicable to 6th Kup 1-4 applicable to 5th Kup 1-5 applicable to 4th Kup and above Attacker always starts in Right L […]

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Benefits of Martial Arts for Kids

ANDREA CESPEDES, livestrong.com Martial arts classes aren’t designed to turn your child into a mini fighting machine. Instead, practices such as karate, taekwondo and jujitsu build self-confidence, respect and pride. Of course, martial arts give kids a chance to be active, which helps work off energy in hyper little ones or gets kids who tend to be sedentary up and moving. However, these ancient practices also teach your kids responsibility, […]

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