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Alissa Dowsley

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How long have I been training?

I have been training for 3 years at Noonan’s Martial Arts. This is the only school I have trained at. I feel this is a family not just a school. The instructors and Grandmaster Chris lead and inspire everyone.


What has inspired you to train at Noonan’s Martial Arts

my brother trained in front of the whole time I have been training. I noticed how training at Noonan’s Martial Arts helped him and guided him. I wanted to see how far I could get and how training could support and guide me as well.


Who are your idols or mentors?

It would need to be said that my idols would have to be Jackie Chan & Bruce Lee.


What are your current goals?

My current goal is to grade for my Black Belt. I am due to grade for this in June 2020. Once I achieve this, I will reassess my goals and set some new ones. Grandmaster Chris helps everyone focus on goals. “Goals we set are goals we get”.


What is your favourite class to teach?

I like to teach because when I see the Dragons and little dragons train it makes me remember what my very first class was like and how daunting it was. I love to see the excitement on the children’s faces when they come to the class, get their belts or attend school functions.


What’s your greatest achievement in classes’?

My greatest achievement in classes is knowing that I have self-control. I don’t have to react to situations and having a sense of calmness in challenging situations. I know I can protect myself and I don’t need to be scared to give my opinion.


How do you incorporate training and martial arts into your daily life?

Martial arts is a way of life. It transpires into all of my life. The way I treat people, the way I carry myself, and my self-confidence. Having an attitude of gratitude and followed with respect for all. I focus at school, at home and can note when it’s time to be a teenager.



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