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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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yostwingchun.com A Decision to Move

As part of the move to Tallahassee, Florida, I recently made the decision to move away from the yostwingchun.com website and domain.  Perhaps in the future I will return to a website, but for the time being I will be communicating more directly through this blog site (yostwingchun.blog), through my twitter page, and through my… Continue reading yostwingchun.com A Decision to Move

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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.

combat, kung fu, martial arts, mixed martial arts, self defense, sports, Terre Haute

World Wushu – KungFu Day

2018 meant the start of something new, and something exciting for martial art practitioners, wushu and kung fu practitioners, as well as sports fans.  As per the resolution from the International Wushu Federation (IWUF), on August 11, 2018 people from Bucharest, Romania, Shanghi, China, even Terre Haute, Indiana celebrated the first annual World Wushu -… Continue reading World Wushu – KungFu Day

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Bringing Home the Gold!

As a martial arts instructor, one of the most important decisions you make is where you will have your students fight.  Each venue offers different things, and excludes others.  An instructor has to find the right venue to instill the principles, values in their students.  Lackadaisically picking a venue does one's students no good. When… Continue reading Bringing Home the Gold!

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Jiu Jitsu Federation of Guanabarais Requires a Black Belt to Teach

Earlier today I released a blog highlighting some of the dangers associated with "mixed martial arts" (a term I hate to describe it) has promoted in our societies.  Here's another: The dilution of true combat martial art systems as taught to practitioners across the world. You see:  What happens is someone goes to several fighting… Continue reading Jiu Jitsu Federation of Guanabarais Requires a Black Belt to Teach

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What “Mixed Martial Arts” Has Become is a Danger to Our Society

I'm old enough to remember a time when the term "martial arts" meant someone was learning a system to help them survive the worst of combat conditions.  I'm, also, old enough to have seen that change.  Today, depending on who you ask, the term "martial arts" means different things, but it's not always been that… Continue reading What “Mixed Martial Arts” Has Become is a Danger to Our Society