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Little Ninjas

(+) Teaches good skills; learn through play (-) Not enough one-to-one tutoring (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2009)

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Martial Arts - Jeet Kune Do

Jeet Kune Do

(+) it kicks ass (-) can be hard work (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2004)

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3 reviews

Shotokan Karate

(+) A fun way to keep fit and there's always something to aim for. (-) Quite tiring; some of the moves are difficult to master. (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2002)

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Martial Arts - Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do

(+) Flexibility, fitness, fun (-) Getting to class after a hard day at the office (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2001)

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8 reviews

Kickboxing

(+) Great cardio workout, fun, a full body workout, improves flexibility (-) Takes a lot of work & dedication (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2001)

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Wing Chun Kung Fu

(+) quick, relatively simple, plenty of clubs, effective (-) some poor instructors around, doesn't really deal with grapplers too well (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2001)

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Martial Arts

(+) Covers only the things that work (-) Hard to find somewhere to train (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2000)

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7 reviews

TAGB - Tae Kwon-Do

(+) Improved fitness, discipline, confidence... great fun (-) It ain't cheap (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2000)

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4 reviews

Fujian White Crane Kung Fu

(+) fun, good exercise, fun, sociable, club events, did I mention fun? (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2009)

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Wado Karate

(+) good for your body mind and spirit (-) makes you ache for the first few weeks (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2001)

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7 reviews
Martial Arts - Systema

Systema

(+) Able to be practised by anyone, promotes health and spiritual growth, easy to learn (-) Not as stylish or impressive looking as Eastern martial arts, still relatively hard to find (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2005)

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Kendo

(+) Full contact weapon based martial art without the pain (ish!) (-) Availability of Dojo, see the Dojo list at www.kendo.org.uk (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2001)

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Ninjutsu

(+) Gives you more self esteem (-) Pain, but as they say no pain no gain (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2001)

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2 reviews

Brazilian Ju Jitsu

(+) realistic and proven, effective, benefits see opinion for more (-) no striking techniques, not many comps in the UK (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2002)

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Martial Arts - Tang Sou Dao

Tang Sou Dao

(+) Excellent way to get fit have fun and learn how to protect yourself. (-) Dont do it if you arent ready for the workout of your life. (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2002)

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Goshinkwai Ju Jitsu

(+) Training mind body and soul (-) Motivating yourself to join a club! (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2001)

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4 reviews

Combat Jujitsu

(+) Complete martial system - excellent for fitness & self-defence (-) ...jack of all trades... master of none!!?? (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2006)

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Martial Arts - Goshin Jitsu

Goshin Jitsu

(+) Loads - Fitness, learning defence, social. (-) Cost, time. (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2006)

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Shaolin Mon

(+) An effective martial art (-) You need a lot of training (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2004)

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DON'T MESS WITH ME - I'M A LITTLE NINJA!!!

Advantages: Teaches good skills; learn through play
Disadvantages: Not enough one-to-one tutoring

...what it is about four year olds, but if they are all like my son, they should have the ability to bottle the excessive amount of energy they seem to acquire at this age and sell it on E-bay. They would make a fortune! My little Matthew eats ...

matthewsmum 26.04.2009 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Little Ninjas

Having no way as the way

Advantages: it kicks ass
Disadvantages: can be hard work

In today’s society you constantly hear on the radio, television and read in the papers how men, women and children have been mugged, attacked, raped, injured and even killed! This is a worrying thought and combined with letters home from the school sayin ...

TheCelticTriad 03.01.2005 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Jeet Kune Do

Jeet Kune Do - Simply to Simplify

Advantages: simple, direct, easy to learn incredibly hard to master, devastating
Disadvantages: Lots of fakes, can expensive, good quality is rare

...JKD in 1977 with the first edition of Bruce Lee's Tao of Jeet Kune Do. A year later I attended the first ever seminar held in the UK by his student Dan Inosanto. Since then it has been a part of my life. Jeet Kune Do was founded b ...

fightgear 11.07.2007 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of Jeet Kune Do

Its Practical

Advantages: Practical self defence, no frills martial art.
Disadvantages: Not for those who want to look like the Shaolin monks

Since starting training in Jeet Kune Do, which is Bruce Lee's invention, based on many different styles from Filipino Kali to Wing Chun through to Shoot wrestling, i have learned that this isnt the fancy, looking good, style that i've been used to - comin ...

robteatheredge 18.11.2004 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
Review of Jeet Kune Do

Mojo at the dojo

Advantages: A fun way to keep fit and there's always something to aim for.
Disadvantages: Quite tiring; some of the moves are difficult to master.

When there's an unexpected visitor chez Worrals, it's usually someone hawking cleaning products or the landlord dropping by on the optimistic off-chance that we've managed to get our rent ready without being told. But one evening in early 2002, I answered ...

Worrals 14.12.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Shotokan Karate