Get Results

“It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without hard work.” You don’t have to be a certain age to work like crazy and get nowhere. This is usually called busy work. If you practice a certain move over and over and it is wrong, all your work is…

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Self Defense – Yielding Fire

This month’s self-defense strategy is Yielding Fire against a forearm strangle from behind. You’ll learn quick evasion tactics to take away the opponent’s force and allow you to strike the opening created. You use this defense strategy against almost any rear attack.

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Strive for Success

While you are on the road to black sash, you may discover that the road can be tough to travel, and it might have a few obstacles on it that could slow you down. Let’s face it, if earning your black sash were simple, everyone would have one. The most important thing to remember is…


The Art of Kung Fu

The term kung fu doesn’t generally mean the fighting arts in Chinese, but rather means skill, ability and hard work. It also is comprised of three major areas of development: self defense, health and fitness, and character training.   Kung fu and Chinese martial arts in general encompass a wide variety of subjects for study. …

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Why Kung Fu is Good for Kids

With the huge increase in media attention, interest in the martial arts is at an all-time high. As you read this short article, you will understand that the martial arts are far more than the sport you may have seen on television. The martial arts are a proven and powerful method of personal and physical…

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…