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As from now on the 30 year long establisehd Bridport based martial art school is closed. I like to thank all my good students and masters, all good visitors at the seminars and all the private students they attended teachings within the school...read more
Martial arts are 1.000 years old. Martial arts are 10.000 years old. You know already where that leads to. Since mankind is on earth there was and always will be this fight. A fight for someones living. a single individual, a family, a tribe or a nation. Fights are...read more
Who is Trevor? Trevor Barton died on the 23rd of April, three years ago. Trevor was a member of Ichinen Bridport. A close friend of Grand master Horst Lindenau and a true martial artist himself. He studied Karate and Teak won do before he met Ichinen Bridport and when...read more
In times like these we remember the origin of our martial arts. In ancient Japan there was a time when the ruling class and emperors did not care anymore for the wider public, they been called "peasants" and they had to suffer from the bad treatment of the ruling...read more
Dear students, friends and visitors our group training and the private Jiu-Jitsu lessons came to a stand still, as by law we are requested to stop and beside this, our Dojos are not available due to national lock down. We do not know how long this situation will last...read more
Longevity is probably every-bodies aim. One way or the other. At least one wants to be fit and healthy when at older age. And here Jiu-Jitsu can be highly recommended. The training of this traditional way of Jiu-Jitsu keeps the body fit, elastic, alert, provides a...read more
With pride we can announce our first graduate this year. Jago Saines (9) from Broadwindsor, who started Jiu-Jitsu on the 12th of September last year passed his very first martial arts grading and is now a 6th Kyu / white belt with red stripe. Many thanks to his...read more
Paul Blake has started his personal journey with the martial arts nearly 17 years ago. He trained Jiu-Jitsu and the German self defence style Anti-Terrorkampf. Already then his goal was to gain black belt status and be a 1st Dan martial arts master one day. Today Paul...read more
On the 31.10.2019 we had out annual black belt gradings at Ichinen Bridport. What a great event and what a success! Andy Loudon, Bridport > 1st Dan Jiu-Jitsu Lewis A. Harris, Bridport > 1st Dan Jiu-Jitsu Horst D. Lindenau, Bridport > 3rd Dan Jiu-Jitsu Steve Reynolds,...read more
On Thursday the 31.10.2019 we have our annual Dan grading. This year candidates: Andy Loudon, brown belt >>> going for Shodan Jiu-Jitsu Lewis A. Harris, brown belt >>> going for Shodan Jiu-Jitsu Horst D. Lindenau, 2nd Dan >>> going for Sandan Jiu-Jitsu Chief examiner...read more
Bridport children learn martial arts at Ichinen Bridport Jiu-Jitsu. The group trains every Thursday in Bridport at the dojo British Legion hall / Victoria Grove. Training is for one hour every week and start at 6.45 pm. The session is suitable for children of about...read more
We train every Thursday at the Dojo British Legion Hall, Victoria Grove at 5.45 pm Training is on soft mats and under qualified super vision. DBS checked, 1st aid checked, 33 years experienced teacher. This group has just got the two years anniversary and is suitable...read more
With Jiu-Jitsu training one does not train the best possible self defence for today's needs, it is of very good use to do so to gain a healthy body and mind. And therefore a long and prosperous life. Our adult class members range from 16 to 67 and we are all very fit....read more
As we are daily confronted with the bad news about stabbings and killings mainly in the capitol London it is clear that these incidents come closer wherever you live. Society is turning towards unlawfulness and violence. Ichinen Bridport martial arts school focuses on...read more
Andy Loudon is our August 2019 martial artist of the month. Andy joined Ichinen Bridport Jiu-Jitsu five years ago and been since a loyal and very active member. In October this year Andy is challenging the 1st Dan black belt grading. Congratulations for your effort...read more
You like to improve your life and learn some really useful new skills? Take private lessons and don't wait any longer. You deserve it! Text private to Master Horst D. Lindenau and get a quote....read more
The SW England section of BlackCombat recently graduated two new masters. Mr. Lewis A. Harris became a 2nd Dan BlackCombat on the 11.07.2019 and Mr. Scott McGregor was graduated 1st Dan BlackCombat on the 23.06.2019. They both from Ichinen Bridport martial arts school...read more
These are the 10 most common street attacks in the UK: One person pushes, hands to chest, which is normally followed by the pusher striking first, to the head. A swinging punch to the head. A front clothing grab, one handed, followed by punch to the head. A front...read more
At Ichinen Bridport martial art school we run a separate children's class. The class is for boys and girls from about 6 to 14 years. Training is on soft mats in Bridport, Victoria Grove, British Legion hall. Every Thursday starts at 5.45 pm for a full hour of...read more
On April the 25th we had the special pleasure at Ichinen Bridport to hand out the precious grade of 4th Kyu / orange belt Jiu-Jitsu to our member Dorothy Hudston (15) from Whitchurch Canonicorum in Dorset. Dorothy trains this martial art since May 2018 and has reached...read more
Ichinen Bridport Jiu-Jitsu is a vibrant group. After several of our students have recently passed their exams for the higher grade, now all work focuses on the upcoming black belt gradings in October 2019. Andy Loudon and Lewis A. Harris, both 1st Kyu brown belt are...read more
At Ichinen Bridport we train the radical method of BlackCombat self defence. Now as the weather is such a treat we meet regular outside in the park and train our skills. And no, the hat does not belong to the uniform. Just covers the head from the sun :)...read more
Drinking enough water has so many benefits. Water can boosts mental and physical performance according to a recent study. When you’re properly hydrated, the whole body just operates far better. When you train in the dojo, always have some water with you. I use a...read more
Up until recently, I was encouraging people to meditate but didn’t do it myself regular on a daily basis. I simple couldn't establish the time to do so. Now that I’m meditating, I even more highly encourage you to make it a daily habit. It’ll give you lots of energy...read more
The advantage of private tuition is unchallengeable. Whether you are a member of a regular martial art class already or you have no commitment at all in the moment and look for a way to get active. A private lesson will give you the spark to do something for yourself.
Master Horst offers private 1:1 teaching in the martial arts and meditation. It is possible to connect two students too. Master Horst is a licensed sports teacher for martial arts, meditation and yoga with over 30 years of experience.
If you are serious about your training and learning, don’t miss out this opportunity in the Bridport area. There are not many skilled teachers around and you don’t need to travel too far for your tuition. The training is either in the Bridport Dojo or can be arranged at your home. The costs are calculated on what package you book and how often you like and need training.
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