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Escaping Sparrow – Self Defense

Escaping Sparrow is used against a wrist grab and someone punching at the same time.  It’s easy to do and a quick and powerful. You can also use this for a lapel grab and punch to the face. When someone does a haymaker punch at your head, you use a quick circling chopping action to…

Knowing is Not Enough

The Theory of 1000

Learning basics. This is one of the most important aspects of Kung Fu training. Without proper guidance and repetition of the basic techniques, we could not perform our self defense, forms, sparring, and weapons routines. Usually after the first couple of months, most individuals find basic training drills tedious and feel confident in their ability.…

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8 Steps for Improving Flexibility

Before fitness training, one must give importance to doing warm-up or stretching exercises to prevent accidents or to enhance the output during the training. There are also a number of precautionary measures and tips to serve as guidelines when doing fitness exercises. Here are some of them. 1. To increase your flexibility and to avoid…

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10 Rules for Tai Chi

In Yang tai chi we have several old writings called the Classics.  The Classics are compiled writings of famous tai chi practitioners.  Included among the classics is a treatise by Yang Cheng-Fu, grandson of the founder of Yang tai chi chuan.  It’s called Ten Important Points for Tai Chi Chuan. These ten points describe how the tai chi…