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A Unique 2-day INDIAN CLUBS ACADEMY Workshop

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St Laurence School Gymnasium

Ashley Road


Bradford on Avon

BA15 1DZ

United Kingdom

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A Unique 2-day INDIAN CLUBS ACADEMY Workshop in the UK - Master the Fundamentals of Indian Clubs, Shena, Persian Meel and Mace Training

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Paul Taras Wolkowinski and Kelly Manzone

Hosted by Peter Hodkinson - Body Mind Fit


Master the Fundamentals of Indian Clubs, Shena Board, Persian Meel & Mace (gada).

  • Learn how to swing Indian Clubs for exercise.
  • Condition your shoulders with the Shena pushup board.
  • Study the art of Persian Meel swinging.
  • Discover the fundamentals of the Mace (gada) training.


Circular training and bodyweight exercises compliment everyday lifestyle movements. Also, enhancing other training modalities. Like for example MMA, overhead sports like Kettlebells, Rock Climbing, Ball Sports etc.

Improved posture, coordination, shoulder and core strength, fitness and sports performance. Also, these are excellent tools for injury rehabilitation and range of motion recovery.

Our workshop will provide safe and quality instruction.


Your ticket price includes one pair of wooden Indian Clubs weighing 500gms. You can upgrade to 750gms clubs and 1kg clubs during registration.

The Early Bird ticket offer expires on the 31st December 2019.

How to Start

A common concern people have is, where to START?

Paul and Kelly are ready to help you with a 2-day workshop that will introduce you to the fundamentals.

Who should Attend?

This workshop is for newcomers, enthusiasts, fitness professionals. Plus those seeking to incorporate these restorative and historic tools into regular practice.

Current Relevance

Indian Clubs, Sword Board, Persian Jori and Mace (gada) are historic arts. Collectively they have current relevance and pair well with various sports, as a warmup and strength recovery tool.

Physical and Mental

These ancient exercise methods are both physically and mentally engaging. A healthy challenge to both mind and body.

Come and Learn

Put yourself in the expert hands of Paul Taras Wolkowinski and Kelly Manzone. Come and learn how to swing Indian Clubs, Sword Board, Persian Jori and Mace (gada).

You will learn…

Indian Clubs

  • Grips and Grip Changing
  • Body Positions
  • Commands
  • Thoracic Transverse Mobilisation for Indian Clubs
  • One Arm Front Circles and Hand Changing
  • One Arm Front and Back Circles (heart shapes) with Hand Changing
  • Two Arm Front Circles Inward, Outward and Parallel
  • Two Arm Front and Back Parallel Circles (heart shapes)
  • Beginner Mistakes

Sword Board

  • Warmup Knee bends with palms on board
  • Split Stance into Plank
  • Scapular Retractions
  • 4 Count Split Stance Push-ups
  • 2 Count Split Stance Push-ups
  • Gliding pushups
  • Twist Push-up
  • Half Moon Push-up

Persian Jori

  • About Persian Jori
  • How to safely lift Persian Jori and set them down on the floor
  • Stance and Grip Work
  • How to use Triceps Extensions
  • Starting Position
  • Elementary Turning
  • Breathing Coordination
  • Stepping Footwork
  • 4 Count Swing
  • 2 Count Swing
  • Beginner Mistakes

Mace (gada)

  • How to safely lift a Gada (mace) and set it down on the floor
  • Understand the Two Basic Grips, Grip Changes and their uses
  • Thoracic Transverse Mobilisation for the Gada (mace)
  • The front Rack Position and Maintaining Balance
  • How to use Triceps Extensions
  • How to use Skin Grip and Pressure
  • The ever-changing Pivot Points of a Gada (mace)
  • How to avoid Tracking mistakes during a swing
  • The Push and Pull Technique
  • Traditional 360°s
  • Traditional 10-2’s
  • Technique for one arm swings
  • Beginner Mistakes
  • … And much, much, more.

Workshop Special 25% Discount Offer

Our host Peter Hodkinson owner of Body Mind Fit. https://www.bodymind-fit.com/shop/

Peter is offering a 25% discount to ticket holders on equipment he sells on his website, namely Indian Clubs, Mace (gada), Persian Jori and Sword Board…

How to Order to get your 25% Discount

Simply make a note of your equipment choices by visiting Body Mind Fit. https://www.bodymind-fit.com/shop/

Contact Peter prior to the event to order any of these items quoting your Eventbrite ticket number. It would be very helpful if you place your order for extra equipment in advance to make sure that it will be ready for collection at our workshop.

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