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Fellowship of Martial Arts

While I have warned in my blogs of becoming as arrogant and presumptuous as these athletes put on before their fights, I wanted to write this blog to highlight something of importance regarding one's maturation in any fighting system: fellowship of martial arts, or martial artists.  Proper fellowship is essential if you want to learn… Continue reading Fellowship of Martial Arts

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How Does Wing Chun Work With Taekwondo? Are They Compatible?

I once met a man who had a black-belt in Taekwondo.  He had studied other martial arts in his home country; and after coming to the United States, he got drawn into a taekwondo school that was popular in his community.  While he wasn't totally satisfied with the training that he was receiving, believing it… Continue reading How Does Wing Chun Work With Taekwondo? Are They Compatible?

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Be Careful What You Wish For!

In this blog, I address the ego-driven person who likes to challenge everyone out of some selfish desire, and lesson them in something all mature martial artists understand.

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Active Listening Self Defense Training

Have you ever been discussing something with a friend and catch yourself drifting off?  They say something you either agree or disagree with, and your mind begins to respond to their comment; in the meantime, you fail to capture everything they're saying.  Sure.  We're all guilty of that.  (Husbands, reportedly, more so than wives. lol)… Continue reading Active Listening Self Defense Training

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Maturing in Kung Fu: The Metacognition Principle (Part 2)

For those of you who follow my blogs, you’re familiar with a few of my last articles outlining some principles of kung fu.  For those of you who are new to my website, allow me to share links to the articles I’m talking about (in the order they were released): As we were created, so… Continue reading Maturing in Kung Fu: The Metacognition Principle (Part 2)

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Maturing in Kung Fu: The Metacognition Principle

For those of you who follow my blogs, you’re familiar with a few of my last articles outlining some principles of kung fu.  For those of you who are new to my website, allow me to share links to the articles I’m talking about (in the order they were released): As we were created, so… Continue reading Maturing in Kung Fu: The Metacognition Principle

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A Failure to Adapt: Part 2

As a martial arts instructor I meet all kinds of people, and get challenged often.  While most of these challenges are from people wanting to intellectualize something or judge someone else (i.e., me) without confrontation, they present interesting lessons on life.  A week or so ago, I shared one such story under the heading A… Continue reading A Failure to Adapt: Part 2