Hi my name is Scott Boyd. I am a 6th dan in traditional karate do. I have been awarded the title of Shihan. I have been teaching karate for over 30 years and have compleated at all levels of martial arts tournaments including regional, state, national and international competitions and I was very successful at it.
When it comes to competing in martial arts tournaments. I believe there are two types of competitors, firstly those who are naturally sports gifted and seem to do well at any sport they choose and ar natural fighters. The second is like me, those who aren't gifted athletes but do well at their chosen sport because they have a passion for it.
Because I'm not a gifted athlete nor am I a natural fighter but I have done extremely well in martial arts competition. I'm here to give you the tips and tricks that I have learned that have helped me excel in martial arts competition.
For some, my tips just may be a refresher, to remind them of some of the basics but to others I'm…