November 2014

Training at Suria Akhara This video is a collection of training footage recorded at Suria Akhara, Varanasi, India. I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone Training at Suria Akhara for allowing me to record this video footage during your training. Most of the video was recorded early in the morning, the temperature on [...]

Rosewater Fitness Hour 13 Do you know Steve Angell? Mike Romiski and Nathan Betts from Rosewater Fitness Hour 13, interview Steve Angell from Milton Keynes in England. The interview covers how Steve's background and how he started with Indian Club Swinging, and his progression to Persian Meels and Jori Clubs from India. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keHw_G4q1hg Like many [...]

Milkwood Meels Milkwood Meels made by Andrew Vogelsang Andrew Vogelsang hand carves all his clubs, mainly from drift wood, he says that making clubs provides almost as much exercise as swinging them. Here is a video Andrew has just published called Having fun with Meel and Jori The video is full different movements using a [...]

Rosewater Fitness Hour Interview The Rosewater Fitness Hour is a weekly discussion with Mike and Nathan from Rosewater Kinetics about fitness, nutrition, over all well being and health. I was honoured with an invitation to the show on the 6th November 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmRVPyI3S0Y The following are notes that relate to the my videos that were [...]

Steve Angell Steve Angell and I spent a sunny day in Milton Keynes swinging clubs in all four disciplines. Gada, Jori, Persian Mil and Indian Clubs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHnaOi1uZ7Q We discussed many things regarding technique, paying special attention to the Persian Mil and looking at the differences between single time swinging and double time movements. I enjoyed [...]

Double Gada

Double Gada This is definitely not for the feint hearted, I felt really honoured to bear witness to the Double Gada swing. The weights of the Gadas were 25kg and 20kg respectively, which is unbalanced for a kick off. The loading process is the same as for the Jori Clubs. The athlete lifts and loads [...]