Direct Martial Arts School

Martial Arts Classes in, Doncaster, Rotherham, Thorne, Barnsley, Sheffield and Milton Keynes.


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The Benefits of DMA Live Virtual Classes for Kids

Posted by DMA on 4th June 2020


To all the parents who are worried about their children today on what to do inside the house while still in this catastrophic pandemic event we’re facing, don’t fret! DMA offers live virtual classes For Children and families. Listed are some of the benefits our DMA live Virtual Classes offers for you and your Family. […]

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Tips to Keep Children Safe During the COVID-19

Posted by DMA on 2nd June 2020


Tips to Keep Children Safe During the COVID-19

TEACHING OUR CHILDREN ON THE REAL STATUS You can open a simple light conversation asking your child about the amidst outbreak. If the child doesn’t know anything, don’t try and force yourself to educate them, just explain the importance of hand hygiene instead. If your child opens up about coronavirus, be honest and explain the […]

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How DMA Students Fighting The Coronavirus

Posted by DMA on 29th May 2020


How DMA Students Fighting The Coronavirus

Coronavirus is widely spreading nowadays and is easily transmitted through droplets. It has claimed so many lives all over the world, and the worst-case scenario is still up to these days, there’s no known vaccine or cure. STAYING AT HOME HEALTHY DMA students are staying at home to prevent contracting the disease. While at home, […]

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Amazing Female Martial Artists Everyone Should Know

Posted by mel on 16th July 2018


Keiko Fukuda, a judo master Keiko Fukuda was a Japanese American who inspired women to pursue martial arts. “Be strong, be gentle, be beautiful.”, Fukuda one said. She was known as the ‘judo master in history. Judo was a well known unarmed combat derived from jujitsu that intends to train the mind and body. Fukuda […]

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Does Martial Arts Make Kids Violent?

Posted by mel on 30th June 2018


Martial arts are traditions of combat practices that teaches adults mostly children to learn self-defence, mental and physical development and confidence. Some parents have fear to engage their children in martial arts because of the thought that it could encourage them violence and aggression in the learning environment. Direct Martial Arts Academy has a fun […]

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What are the most significant things martial arts taught me about life?

Posted by mel on 22nd June 2018


In years of teaching martial arts to kids, adults even elders, I have learned various things about life. It is very challenging to connect with your students and at the same time learning different styles, techniques of martial arts. Bruce Lee said, “To be a martial artist means to be an artist of life”. Beyond […]

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What Makes a Good Student

Posted by mel on 7th June 2018


Students have differences in levels of motivation, characteristics or attitudes and mostly in learning. Teaching students mean understanding their differences and in years of handling martial art classes I have observed different responses of my students. Here are some abilities on what makes a good student: Keen Interest in learning A good student has an […]

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The Benefits of Tai Chi for Health & Wellbeing

Posted by mel on 25th April 2018


Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese Martial art that aims to achieve physical and mental well-being. Tai Chi works on the body in a holistic way wherein it improves the different aspects of life; physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual health. The training, posture, and alignment of the body successful movements, deep breathing, and focus. Here […]

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The Benefits of Save & Controlled Sparring

Posted by mel on 12th April 2018


Becoming a great martial art artist, sparring was one of the best daily practice to gain more confidence and skills in learning self-defence. Some people may love it other may hate it too because not everyone like being hit and here are the benefits of save and controlled sparring that will drive your fear into […]

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Self Defence for Women

Posted by mel on 6th April 2018


As a woman, have you ever experienced walking at night and thinking about fear if there might be an attacker on the dark corner? You’ve probably experienced having a heart rate speed uncontrollably when there’s someone following you? A woman should know how to defend herself from attackers. Learning self-defence was the best way to […]

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