How to optimise your online work out.

By Andy Dickinson

I have a program on my elliptical stepper call “i fit.” It has trainers from all over the world running or walking with me, motivating me as best they can.…

Training with Sensei.

By Andy Dickinson

I am often asked, why should I train with you on the online academy or in person with you in a private lesson. Good questions. The thing is, I put…

Where will your martial arts training go?

By Andy Dickinson

Where will your martial arts training go? If you keep training, doing gradings, competitions is there a point that you wonder what it is all for? May be you don’t…


By Andy Dickinson

There is a freshness in the air. I walked outside this morning, and it hit me like a tsunami. The holiday season is well and truly over. Should I try…

Breakfalling. To receive.

By Andy Dickinson

To receive. Even when the  mats are washed down every day, there is a distinct smell that fills the air, once the hard mats have been softened It is the…

This may well be the most important blog post that I have written.

By Andy Dickinson

I must say first up that I am not a doctor and do not give you any advise on what you should do. One thing that I have learned is…

Drawing your sword?

By Andy Dickinson

How do we use the timeless wisdom of the samurai warrior in our everyday life and how can their violent ways be of use to us hundreds of years after…

Living a disciplined life

By Andy Dickinson

This is one of the chapters from my new book: A warrior must live a disciplined life. Unless you live a disciplined life, it’s too easy to get involved with…

Where the police a little rough?

By Andy Dickinson

There is no doubt that the police were a little rough on the 95-year-old in the nursing home. From what I can make out is this innocent woman with dementia…

To kill or not to kill.

By Andy Dickinson

It is interesting to watch the USA media as the law agencies arrest a 24 your old ex marine for choking and killing a homeless man on the New York…

I have found these courses essential for perfecting my technique. Along with my practice in the Dojo, my training has become a more well rounded experience over all. I can learn at my own pace at home. With the well structured videos it leaves no questions unanswered. I’ve also found them invaluable before grading.

Keith Hennessy

Ju Jitsu Yellow Belt Course

The one-on-one sessions with Andy Sensei are fantastic as he takes the time to meet his students, review their form and provide constructive feedback. All you need is space, time and the self-discipline to train.

I cannot recommend this enough!

James French

NSJJ Mastery Academy

Doing these tutorials is extremely helpful, particularly for the higher belt grades as complexity of the self and multiple defences increase significantly. You get the most out of the dojo sessions if you study the curriculum at home and just have to practice the application in class – this way you get confident for the grading in no time!

Jonas Schoefer

Ju Jitsu Brown Belt