Each month we try and get out into the Martial Arts Community and talk to Martial Arts Instructors from all over Bristol and beyond. It’s great catching up with everyone and finding out all about their Martial Arts careers.

Wutan Bristol Sarah Scotthorne Interview with Enso Martial Arts Shop - Doug @Enso Martial Arts Shop: Hi Sarah, Thanks for meeting us today for the March Newsletter so we can have a chat about what you… Continue Reading
What is Systema? Read this Interview with Matt Hill - Doug Swift @ Enso Martial Arts ShopMatt Hill, Thanks coming in today to tell us about what you're doing and what's going on a bit… Continue Reading
Tang Soo Do Bristol Instructor, Master Chris White Interview - Phil @ Enso Martial Arts: Thanks for coming in Master White and doing an interview for our Martial Arts of the month, Tang Soo Doo.… Continue Reading
Taekwondo with Louise Reeve Interview - Louise Reeve – Clifton & Henleaze TaekwonDo It’s a Thursday night at Bristol Free School and I follow what I hope to be Clifton TaekwonDo… Continue Reading
Taekwondo Master Ray Gayle does an Interview with Enso Martial Arts – 8th degree Senior Master, Chairman of PUMA - Phil from Enso: Master Gayle, Thanks you for having an interview, can you tell us a little about your martial arts background Taekwondo Master Gayle:… Continue Reading
Seven Star Praying Mantis Seven Star Praying Mantis Kung Fu Instructor Mark Long - Phil @ Enso Martial Arts: Hi Mark Thank you agreeing to do an interview for Enso Martial Arts. Could you tell us a little bit… Continue Reading
Sean Veira Kickboxing Sean Veira Kickboxing Instructor Interview - Doug Swift @ Enso Martial Arts Shop: Hi Sean, Thanks for meeting me today to do the interview for the marital arts of the month… Continue Reading
Buying Tai Chi Equipment Sarah May Acupuncture June Offer at Enso Healing Rooms - This month Sarah May Acupuncture at Enso Healing Rooms if offering £10 off treatments for all new clients. She did a short interview for us.… Continue Reading
Russ Martin TAGB Russ Martin TAGB Taekwondo Instructor in Bristol - Doug Swift Enso Martial Arts Shop: Hi Russ, thanks for meeting us today, can you tell us a bit about yourself and how you started… Continue Reading
Ross Chick Kickboxing interviews for Enso Martial Arts - Phil @ Enso Martial Arts: Hi  Ross Chick kickboxing, Who do you train with? Ross Chick Kickboxing: I started kickboxing 15 years ago with Mr… Continue Reading
Rising Sun Aikido Rising Sun Aikido Phil Benge talks to Enso Martial Arts - Mike @ Enso Martial Arts: So, thanks for talking to us Sensei Benge. Phil at Rising Sun Aikido: No problem. Mike @ Enso Martial Arts:… Continue Reading
Richard Sims, Aikido Takemusu Kai Aikido Instructor interview - Phil @ Enso Martial Arts: Hi Richard, thank you very much for coming in and doing a short interview with us. Can you tell us… Continue Reading
Read our latest interview with Systema Bristol Instructor Karl Durrant - Phil: Thank you very much for coming in and talking to us. Just to start with can you tell us about your background in Systema.… Continue Reading
Personal Combat Training with Paul Studholme Interview - This month I’ve come down to PCT – Personal Combat Training @ Bristol Fitness Gym in St George, I’ve not noticed this place before (they… Continue Reading
Pedro Bessa BJJ student, Tom Showler, interviews for Enso Martial Arts - Hi Tom, thank you for your time with us. We'll go straight back to basics- Can you tell us how and who you started training… Continue Reading
Wing Chun Kung Fu Paul Anderson Wing Chun Kung Fu Instructor Interview - Doug Swift – Enso Martial Arts ShopHi Paul, for those who don’t know, can you tell us what Wing Chun Kung Fu is? Paul Anderson… Continue Reading
Bristol Shaolin Kung Fu Neil Genge Shaolin Interview England’s first Shaolin Temple’s Disciple - Doug at Enso Martial Arts: Thanks for meeting me today Neil Genge , tell us how you first got into martial arts. Neil Genge Shaolin… Continue Reading
Neil Genge Bristol Shaolin Kung Fu Instructor - It’s late at night and I am excited to talk to a local legend in the Martial world, and fellow lover of Bacon Sandwiches, Neil… Continue Reading
Mike Sadler of Bristol Shorinji Kempo - MIKE: This week I’ve come down to meet Mike Sadler at Bristol Shorinji Kempo, and he’s going to explain what that is. So Mike, how… Continue Reading
Martial Arts Shop Owner, Doug Swift does New Year interview - Phil @ Enso Martial Arts: When, where and how did your martial arts journey begin? Doug - Martial Arts shop owner: I started practicing martial… Continue Reading
Bujinkan Bristol Marc Moore – Budo Taijutsu Bristol Instructor for 50 years - Doug Swift – Enso Martial Arts Shop: HI Marc, Thanks for meeting me today, it was a bit of a ride up here from the… Continue Reading
Lloyd Allen Kickboxing Lloyd Allen Kickboxing from Bristol Death Squad - We caught up with some old friends and training partners getting the low down on what they are up to these days. We went to… Continue Reading
Leonard Jackson from Maroon Fist Bristol Kung Fu Club - Doug Swift @ Enso Martial Arts Shop:Hi Len, thanks for meeting us today. Thanks for coming to the shop to tell us about yourself. Firstly,… Continue Reading
Karate Jutsu Bristol Karate Jutsu Bristol Instructor Simon O’Brien Interview - Phil @ Enso Martial Arts: I understand you have done some cross training throughout your time. How would you say that that has effected your… Continue Reading
Kamon Wing Chun Kamon Wing Chun Bristol instructor Wayne Bradbury - Chris @ Enso Martial Arts: Thank you for coming in Wayne and doing an interview for our Martial Art of the month, Wing Chun. Could… Continue Reading
Johnny Munden Muay Thai Bristol Interview - S: Johnny Munden Muay Thai Bristol trainer and lovely, lovely person. Johnny Munden: Thank you. S: So just a few questions about your wonderful club,… Continue Reading
Dragon Arnis Bristol John James from Dragon Arnis Bristol - John James @ Dragon Arnis BristolThank you very much for doing an interview today for our martial art of the month, Escrima / Arnis Bristol.… Continue Reading
Jeet Kune Do in Bristol (Backoff Martial Arts) Charlie McGibney and Paris Elton - Alex: Hi Guys, firstly I'd like to say it's great to have Jeet Kune Do in Bristol, please introduce your selves. Paris: Hi, I’m Paris… Continue Reading
Adrienne Till Interview with the Inspirational Adrienne Gardiner Till - This month I am talking to the wonderful Adrienne Till who runs a different kind of martial arts class, women's only bjj class and Stretch… Continue Reading
Tony-Dove-Tai-Chi Interview with Sifu Tony Dove Tai Chi of the Lam Association - HI, I’m Mike, we are here today in one of the Enso Therapy rooms talking to Sifu Tony Dove who is not only a master… Continue Reading
Interview with Neil Donnelly at Bristol Kendo Club - Chris @ Enso Martial Arts: Hi Neil, thank you very much for doing an interview for our martial art of the month, Kendo. Could we… Continue Reading
Interview with Jess Whatley Bristol Sweatbox Owner - This month we are looking at MMA, so I chose an MMA gym close to my house with a long list of great trainers (and… Continue Reading
Jamie Woodland Black Belt Interview with Jamie Woodland Black Belt Academy in Radstock - Jamie Woodland Black Belt Academy: Hi Jamie, thank you very much for doing an interview today for our martial art of the month, Taekwondo. Chris… Continue Reading
Interview with Bristol BJJ Academy instructor Pedro Bessa - Chris @ Enso Martial Arts Bristol: Pedro, thank you very much for coming into Enso Martial Arts today and doing an interview for our martial… Continue Reading
Goju Ryu Karate Instructor Dan Lewis talks to Enso Martial Arts - This month I got to meet Dan Lewis, Goju Ryu Karate Instructor of DKK – Daigaku Karate Kai, they run classes in Bristol and Portishead… Continue Reading
Daren Sims from Bristol North Aikido Dojo - Doug Swift @ Enso Martial Arts Shop: Hi Daren, thanks for meeting with us today. I was wondering for the people that don't know anything… Continue Reading
Craig Turner Bristol Boxing Craig Turner Bristol Boxing Coach Interview - Chris @ Enso Martial Arts Shop: Hi Craig, thank you very much for doing an interview today. Could we begin with you telling us a… Continue Reading
Connor Lucas – Tang Soo Do Instructor Interview - Doug: So it's been quite a while since we've done any of the instructor interviews, so I thought we'd do our very own Conor Lucas… Continue Reading
Combat Jujitsu instructor , Kevin O’Hagan interview - Phil @ Enso Martial Arts: Hi Kevin, thanks for speaking with us today. We’ll start with the most generic of all interview questions. Can you… Continue Reading
Chris Thomas from Dragon Martial Arts Bournemouth Interview - Chris @ Enso Martial Arts Shop : Today I’m with Wadoryu Instructor Master Chris Thomas from Dragon Martial Arts based in Bournemouth. Hi Chris, thank… Continue Reading
Chen Tai Chi Bristol Chen Tai Chi Bristol Instructor Frank Pring talks to Enso - Natasha @ Enso Martial Arts Shop: Frank, thank you very much for coming into Enso Martial Arts and doing an interview for our martial art… Continue Reading
Bujinkan Dojo Raj Bhakard Instructor Interviews for Enso Martial Arts - Natasha @ Enso Martial Arts:When did you start training? Raj @ Bristol Bujinkan DojoIn the martial art that I’m currently doing, I started in 1988,… Continue Reading
Bujinkan Bristol Bujinkan Bristol instructor Mike Colbourne talks to Enso - Doug @ Enso Martial Arts: When did you start training and why? My dad who was ex RAF showed me a few throws and pressure… Continue Reading
Bristol Muay Thai practitioner Craig Maynard interview for Enso - Phil @ Enso Martial Arts: When did you start training? Craig @ Bristol Muay Thai: I started training in Thai around 12 years ago, before… Continue Reading
Karate Jutsu Bristol Bristol Dojo Imperial Karate Interview with Instructor Simon O’Brien (Part 1) - PHIL @ Enso Martial Arts - Hi Simon, Thank you very much for giving us your time. Could you tell us about your history in… Continue Reading
Ben Fletcher Judo Ben Fletcher Judo Team Bath Member Interview - Chris @ Enso Martial Arts Shop: Hi it’s Chris here from Enso Martial Arts. Today I’m at the University of Bath - Team Bath with… Continue Reading
Alex the boy Owen Alex the boy Owen MMA Gym Owner interview for Enso - Chris @ Enso Martial Arts: Alex, thank you very much for doing an interview today for our martial art of the month, MMA. Could we… Continue Reading