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6 – Courage – Face The Tiger

The Kuk Sool Won™ of Thetford school motto is “Face The Tiger.”  This comes from an allegorical story told by World Kuk Sool Association Grandmaster In Hyuk Suh to my instructor, who then told it to me.  It has stuck with me ever since. The short story describes two boys walking along a...

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November 2019

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Knife Attack Self Defence

In light of the recent sad events in Thetford and Brandon it’s worth considering what you might do if you were attacked.  We cover a lot of ground in our regular classes and self-defence courses, but being reminded of the basics never hurts. If someone threatens you, SHOUT!  LOUD,...

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Kris French in the News

Kris French, head instructor at Thetford Martial Arts, was in the news recently! "Mr French has swapped his badge for a black belt by becoming a full-time martial arts instructor, teaching self-defence to youngsters in a bid to prevent them from becoming victims." Read the full article...

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5 – High Moral Code – Keep Your Promises….

“Keep your promises and your promises will keep you” – David Holland MBA.   If you are expecting a bullet point list telling you what the perfect HIGH MORAL CODE is, I’m afraid you are going to be disappointed.  This is the most subjective of my 8 QUALITIES OF BLACK BELT...

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