I was going to start by saying ‘as parents we’ve all experienced this with our kids’, but actually I think we as adults are just as bad if we allow ourselves to be! I’m talking about that feeling of not wanting to go, to whatever...

Many people use the words ‘failure’ and ‘giving up’ in the same context not fully understanding the huge difference these two terms hold.  The definition of failure is ‘The fact of someone or something not succeeding’. The definition of giving up is ‘To abandon (oneself)...

It is International Women’s Day on March the 8th. Since 1911, this has been a day to mark women’s achievements and to lobby for and raise awareness of inequality for woman around the world.   The year’s theme struck a chord with me: it is Choose to...

So you’ve probably heard plenty of times before how martial arts classes are great for kids, but why is that exactly? Often when children come to us for classes, the parent has made the decision that martial arts will help their child to defend themselves against...

Rather than getting into why Taekwon-do, or even martial arts for that matter, first we should ask ourselves why keep fit at all? Although there are of course many good reasons for pushing ourselves in some form of physical activity, for me it has become much...

At Miles Martial Arts we teach the traditional form of taekwon-do that General Choi Hong Hi (who is usually called just General Choi, pronounced chay) developed and improved throughout his life and that he was still teaching up to his death in 2002. This is...

Professional Martial Arts Club Here at Miles Martial Arts’ we have a primary focus on ITF Taekwon-Do. We pride ourselves on creating a friendly and welcoming atmosphere in all of our classes. We understand that consistency is the key to success, so we encourage students to...