Fale’s Pride – Young Lions join NJPW Dojo

  The team at Fale Dojo have a new reason to be immensely proud of their most recent intakes: Michael Richards, Andrew Villalobos, Ben Payne, and Nathan McCarter have been accepted into the New Japan Pro Wrestling Dojo where they will receive further training in the hopes of achieving their ultimate ambition of competing on Read More …

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Interview with New Japan Pro Wrestling star Toa Henare

Aaron Henare, known to the wrestling world as Toa Henare, wrestles for the New Japan Pro Wrestling organisation, where he has competed since 2016. @HenareNZ is also the star pupil of @FaleDojo and is referred to as the “Prized Lion”. Born in Auckland, New Zealand and raised as Cook Island Maori, Henare knew early in Read More …

Strong Style – Changing A Fan’s Perception

Lately, I started following New Japan Pro Wrestling, starting with the G1 Climax 28. The G1 was an awesome introduction to this hot product that has started to expand their market in the west. Admittedly, it took me some time to re-programme the way I watch wrestling. In earlier articles, I mentioned that I grew Read More …

Welcome to Fale Dojo

  I recently had my first official meeting at the Fale Dojo wrestling training school in South Auckland. I entered the Dojo as a life-long wrestling fan, having to remind myself that I was now the Dojo’s Content Writer. While meeting the rest of the Coaches, and the Head Trainer, Bad Luck Fale, I sat Read More …

The Pupil Meets the Teacher

In front of 13,000 people at Tokyo’s Nippon Budokan; Toa Henare, a graduate of Fale Dojo, meets his teacher, Bad Luck Fale in a special singles match at New Japan Pro Wrestling’s G1 Climax. The staff and trainers at Fale Dojo are proud of Henare; the prized lion whose hard work and dedication have enabled Read More …

Partnership with Fale Dojo

I am very excited to announce ‘Ite Lemalu Writings’ partnership with ‘Fale Dojo’. I recently met with Mark Tui, the General Manager / Coach of Fale Dojo, and his wife Lina to discuss our collaborative interests. A theme that resonated with all of us was our desire to serve our communities through our respective platforms. Read More …

Interview with Bad Luck Fale

This article discusses the baddest man in pro wrestling, Bad Luck Fale. Along with his fellow Tongans and ‘Firing Squad’ members, Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, and King Haku, this Polynesian branch of the Bullet Club are causing all sorts of havoc at the New Japan Pro Wrestling’s G1 Climax tournament series. Although Fale is currently a prominent Read More …