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Dealing With Weapons

  Just about every martial art, traditional or non-traditional, has weapons defenses or techniques. So why do most martial arts train them in such different ways compared to how we train empty hand techniques. So whether we like it or … Continue reading

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What Is MMA

    What is MMA? Simply put MMA is shorthand for Mixed Martial Arts. But what does that mean really? Is this a new concept that developed after 1993 when Royce Gracie dominated the UFC with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and … Continue reading

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Keeping Tradition Alive While Making Kung Fu Relevant in Modern Society

  Recently I read an article called “Why Kung Fu Masters Refuse To Teach” By Sascha Matuszak. The article was very well written and discussed some interesting points on the traditional martial arts styles of Kung Fu. There are many … Continue reading

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Turning The Bones Into Iron

“ In order to be able to hit hard, you have to hit hard ” What do I mean by this? The only way you will have the ability to hit with your entire body and power is by conditioning … Continue reading

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Stages of Kung Fu Training – Part 4

    Kung Fu is a complex and sophisticated system of combat. It takes years of diligent and continuous practice to learn. There are no short cuts in Kung Fu. There is a reason for this and a valuable component … Continue reading

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Stages of Kung Fu Training – Part 3

  Learning how to punch, kick and block does not start with the hands and feet like you would expect. So far in the beginning stages the student has mostly focused on their stance, foundation, balance and footwork. More importantly … Continue reading

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Stages of Kung Fu Training – Part 2

  Learning Kung Fu is no different than learning how to walk. As a child we first learn how to roll over on our bellies. Soon we are able to get one leg up and inch our way across the … Continue reading

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Stages Of Kung Fu Training – Part 1

    The Journey of training Kung Fu can be a seemingly daunting endeavor for the new student. Essentially it is a process of teaching the body how to move and stand in very unnatural ways, while breaking the habits … Continue reading

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Which Style Is The Best

Often times people ask me, “which style is the best.” It would be really easy for me to respond by saying, “ well my style is the best of course,” and then go on and on to justify how great … Continue reading

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What is Kung Fu?

In a modern society with fast paced technology and an abundance of information accessible at the tap of a finger its hard to understand how something like a Chinese martial art like Kung Fu fits in. Often I hear people … Continue reading

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