Coronavirus conqueror Dawn Bevan shares her remarkable recovery story – and the part played by karate in it – with Shimbun.
Ahead of sharing a slice of her vegan life in Issue #4, Lucy Fisher provides a taste of why karateka should consider a plant-based diet.
Young Samurai author and mixed martial artist Chris Bradford tells Shimbun how studying karate can help people to cope with life’s other challenges.
Team GB’s Joe Kellaway shares his origin story with Shimbun. Watch out for our exclusive interview with the Power Rangers-wannabe-turned-Olympic hopeful in a coming issue.
On World Mental Health Day we flick back to Issue #2 to salute Linda Shanahan, a worried white belt who conquered crippling anxiety through karate.
From uncoordinated beginner to inspirational instructor, Sensei Tony Braiden tells Shimbun about the pride and pain of following in his daughters’ footsteps…
On World Dyslexia Awareness Day, we visit the archives to find out how spending time in the dojo and tournament success delivered a dramatic boost to one student’s self-belief…
Former world karate champion and Team GB Olympian-in-waiting Jordan Thomas tells us the track he chooses to cue up before hitting the mats.
Mixed martial artist and award-winning author Chris Bradford gives Shimbun readers a tour of the Samurai sword.
Are there any similarities between piloting a bobsleigh and punching a black belt? Double Olympian Lamin Deen believes so. Read our exclusive interview with the Team GB star in issue #4.