Tag Archives: Training

Martial Basics: Not What You Think

Everything starts with basics. And when you are young and/or just beginning a long term study of expertise, whether your taste runs to the piano or the basketball hoop, there is always a sentinel line of basics to be crossed … Continue reading

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Warming Up the Martial Way

Due to the nature of Kung Fu the first thing to say about warm ups is that some people don’t believe in them. There are even some famous teachers who see no value at all in warm ups. Some of … Continue reading

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10 Reasons You Don't Want to Study Kung Fu

They call it the mother of martial arts, Kung Fu. Considering its age and the powerful influence it has had on all other martial arts on the planet, this is probably true. On the other hand, as we all know, … Continue reading

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Getting Out of Your Own [Wu] Wei

It’s probably happened to all of us at least once. That unsettling moment when you look at a word you’ve just written and then question its spelling – even though you’ve used it countless times before – because now it … Continue reading

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Q & A: Practicing Kung Fu

Q & A with Shihfu: ASPECTS OF PRACTICE

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