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Maturing in Kung Fu: The Flow State

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 Flow State

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The Difference Between Vulnerable & Pressure Points: Is This Training Necessary?

While doing a demonstrate at an Open House event my school, the Yost Wing Chun Kung Fu Academy, hosted in Terre Haute, Indiana, a young man approached me, inquiring about the pressure point training.  He wanted to know if it was really necessary to train in pressure point strikes when, in his mind, many fights… Continue reading The Difference Between Vulnerable & Pressure Points: Is This Training Necessary?

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What’s More Important: Learning Sensitivity or Controlling Pressure?

As a Wing Chun practitioner (for over twenty years), I've heard the debates over which is (more) important: learning to become more sensitive to your opponent's force or controlling pressure (either from yourself or others).  In this blog, I thought I'd touch on this subject, as I've matured to understand it. When I started in… Continue reading What’s More Important: Learning Sensitivity or Controlling Pressure?