Masters in the midst

 Photograph by Andrew Robertson .   https://www.flickr.com/photos/31779113@N06/

Masters in the midst is a section honoring Welsh Martial Artists of exceptional skill and/or through long service and dedication to their art made a contribution to Welsh MA. Only three people are selected in a year.

If you have any suggestions for nominations, then please contact us. You cannot recommend yourself and nominees have to be recognised and respected by your piers.

Lee Power Muay Thai

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Lee Power Muay Thai I went to the Ultimate Fitness Centre on City Road, Cardiff to visit a well known name on the Welsh Muay Thai circuit. Lee Power is the senior instructor of the successful Eagles Muay Thai club ...

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Alwyn Heath Kyokushin Karate


  Name: Alwyn Heath Style: Karate – Kyokushin Club/s: Hawthorne Leisure Centre: Sun and Wed 18:30-19:30 (juniors) 19:30-21:00 (seniors) Llantrisant leisure centre: Mon 17.00 18.00 (juniors)  18.00 – 19.00 (disability & SEN) Years training: 45 Grade:  6th Dan / Shihan Website:  http://pontypridd-kyokushin.co.uk/shihan/default.html Social media: Facebook    Few ...

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Owen Percy Ninjitsu


                  Name: Owen Percy Age: 32 Style: Ninjitsu  – Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu Club/s: Chi Ryuu Dojo Mon/Wed: Canton, Cardiff,  Sun/Thur: Llantrisant Leisure Centre Years training: 26 Grade:  Shidoshi Website: http://www.bujinkancardiff.co.uk/ Social media: Facebook  “Every ...

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Naziyah Mahmood

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pic: www.fionabrimsphotography.co.uk Naziyah Mahmood is a woman of contradictions.She was a scientist for the European Space Agency, an artist and soon to be published writer/poet. Also, she is a deadly martial artist and weapons collector while being a peace loving ...

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Mike Arnold Wing Chun

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Sifu Mike Arnold started Wing Chun back in the 1980’s after years of studying in Aikido and Jujitsu. He tried this practical Chinese fighting system and now at the age of 54, still trains regularly and is heavily involved in ...

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