Great class tonight at www.essexfightingarts.co.uk and back into knife play. Worked tonight on a 3 & 4 attack (stab and slash) with deflections, C-Grips and foot trapping as well as controlling the knife arm. Was slightly more unorthodox this evening with elements of the Walis take downs and lots of hits or feeding the blade back into them. Apologies for the blonde moment where my mind went blank, clearly needed to eat something and think my blood sugars were in my boots. :-D Touched though on Dikit (sticking) again and wanted to try and gel as much as I could together so you could flow more into free flow knife work as combat is very fluid and changes all the time. Good to give answers to questions as we progress through rather than technique after technique and I think we did that well this evening. Hope you all enjoyed and loads of good knife work during the class by you all. Have a great weekend, Ouss...
Sensei Dean Baldwin
Welcome to the Essex Fighting Arts Blog. I always try to give an overview for each class with a re-cap of what was taught, terminology & ethos behind the techniques used. As well as any introductions, announcements or fun things that happened during the session. Enjoy! 😉