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The Mental Training of Wing Chun Kung Fu

Wing Chun can teach you more than just how to be relaxed in a physical confrontation. When learned properly, it can help you be flexible and adaptable when faced with ANY kind of challenge in life.

Visualization, Mystic or Mastery?

Visualization can turn your goals into reality. Our subconscious mind is a powerful place, and when it is working in our favour rather than against us, the potential for us to achieve is unlimited.

All I Wanted Was A System That Worked

Looking at the many attitudes that I read today, practitioners of the martial arts are starting to seriously question what they are being taught. The question they’re asking; am I really doing self-defence?

Karate As It Should Be And How It Is

Many martial artists are resistant to change and believe if change must occur it should happen slowly through conventional means. They believe things are done a certain way because years of trial and error have proven these ways to be effective.

Skill Without Knowledge Is Worthless

Let’s face it, being in good shape does not mean we are good at karate. However it is hard to become skilled at a martial art if you are not.

So Why Did You Quit Karate?

Originally kata held the fighting concepts and principles for a complete fighting system truth is, today much of the practical aspects of karate has been lost in time. Unfortunately, this has led to many students to ask of karate katas the question why I am doing this move how does that technique relate to actual personal self-defence outside the dojo.

Passing Tradition

Most western Budoka tend to be easier going but more quickly displeased if they are criticized for whatever reason than their Asian counterparts. They usually regard any form of criticism in a negative light.

Medicine Ball-Fit To Fight

Do you know that you can improve your core strength with the use of a single small piece of readily available item of equipment? To show you what I mean, the medicine ball is ready-to-use whenever you want it and you can incorporate its easily adaptable exercises for both men and women?

The Mind Is Like A Sleeping Giant

The mind’s ability to generate phenomenal strength. Psychologists refer to it as the fight or flight syndrome, where threatening circumstances can cause the body to be charged with maximum strength, endurance and tolerance to pain.

3 Things That Can Go Wrong When Throwing a Punch

It’s easy to throw a punch, but what about the things that could go wrong? Explore 3 simple things that could go wrong when throwing a punch in self defense.

Ancient Wisdom

Breath control the Zen way for more energy, vitality, and strength. In the martial arts or any combative type system, relaxation, calmness under physical attack is a vitally important factor to master, deep breathing techniques is considered a proven way to do just that.

The Forgotten Art Of Personel Combat

Years ago in Victorian London 1899, there was once a self-defence club that taught the four major hand to hand combat styles. The idea was that students would learn self-defence each corresponding to the different ranges of personal combat. Their goal was to master each style well enough that they could be used against an attacker if needed.

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