Rakesh Patel

Self-Defence | Fitness | Development Coach | Karate | Author

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Rakesh


Self-Defence

British Combat Association Instructor

Rakesh provides group and personal based practical self-defence sessions and courses called Kata Combat.

Development Coach

Level 7 leadership and mentoring coach

Rakesh coaches many people from all walks of life in helping them fulfill their potential professionally and personally.

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Fitness Instructor

Y-Box class founder & teacher

Rakesh uniquely blends training techniques & principles from martial arts & boxing to form the hugely popular fitness training class called Y-Box!

Personal Trainer

Level 3 Personal Trainer

Rakesh combines his gym, martial arts & development coaching skills to provide holistic personal training to help others achieve their physical goals.

Karate Teacher

6th Dan Karate instructor

Rakesh is co-chief instructor and founder at the Kamaete Schools of Traditional Shotokan Karate www.kstsk.co.uk

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Blog


The value of debrief
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Explore the power of reflecting in the form of a debrief. Some considerations, questions to ask and some tips.

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Move on!
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With so many things to juggle at once...moving on can be tricky. Here are some considerations to get a better balance.

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Take Action!
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So you're aware of what is required, and need to consider options. How do you make sure your response is awesome?

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Control space
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So I know I need to address some challenges, but how do I get started and ensure I spend my time and energy wisely?

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Awareness is awesome!
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The importance of awareness - 6 tips for awesome awareness.

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5 tips to achieve your goal
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What can I actually do to really help me achieve my goals?

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Restriction + Motivation = Growth
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'in person distancing' is a huge restriction, but can we still grow during these times of isolation?

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FREE Downloads


Applied Karate - Jion eBook
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Applied Karate - Jion eBook

This was my written element I submitted for my 5th Dan BCA grading under Iain Abernethy 7th Dan.

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Applied Karate - Bassai Dai/Passai eBook
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Applied Karate - Bassai Dai/Passai eBook

Written version covering some of the drills and applications taught during group classes, seminars and personal sessions.

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Applied Karate - Bunkai Drills Part 1
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Applied Karate - Bunkai Drills Part 1

Article on some simple bunkai drills.

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Applied Karate - Bunkai Drills Part 2
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Applied Karate - Bunkai Drills Part 2

Article on some simple bunkai drills to progress those covered in part 1.

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Applied Karate - A Duality of theme
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Applied Karate - A Duality of theme

Article on a dual theme based approach for karate kata - combat and competence.

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Applied Karate - A Kata Evolution
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Applied Karate - A Kata Evolution

Article on the evolution of Jion being expressed in the kata Jiin.

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Contact


  • Rakesh Patel
  • Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom