Clock-face Method (Wa-Dokei)

The Clock-face Method in Martial Arts (Wa-Dokei) Part of the beauty of Martial Arts lies in the evolving angles and changes between symmetrical and asymmetrical...

Nunchucks (Shuangjiegun)

Everyone calls them "Nunchucks", but this is not the appropriate term: Shuangjiegun (雙 Shuang = rope, 節 Jie = to join,  棍 Gun =...

Shi Xing Long

Shi Xing Long: spreading Shaolin Kungfu to the World. Shifu Shi Xing Long (Wang Xing Long, Buddhist name Shi Xing Long), is a 32nd...

Etiquette in Martial Arts

Etiquette in martial arts is a fundamental component of the martial lifestyle, inside the dojo and in everyday life. Respect towards others, obey instructors,...

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How to Maximize Upper Body Strength

How to Maximize Upper Body Strength https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unD7mVCahIA   For Shoulders: Arm Rotations with Weights For Biceps: Slow Dumbbell Repetitions For Deltoids and Overall Body...

How to loosen up Shoulders

A simple but Essential Exercise to loosen up Shoulders and Overcome that annoying Stiffness, typical of the Martial Arts Beginner. How many times have you...

Best Post Workout meal for Martial Arts

Best Post Workout meal for Martial Arts - My Italian Secret Recipe It’s the food we choose that determines the efficiency of our daily actions...

How often should I be training?

A Mission for the Unique Few. So you have decided to commit in training everyday... If you are still considering this big decision of yours,...

What is the best Martial Art for a child to learn?

Ask yourself "What are you after?" First aspect to keep in mind, when enrolling a child into a martial arts school, should be discipline:...

Importance of Sleep in Martial Arts

Our need for sleep and its particular pattern changes over the course of our lifetime. We are all unique and hence require different amounts...

What is the deep meaning of Martial Arts?

Back to History books. As an evolved animal, mankind has always fought to survive. However, in order for the difference between pure fighting and the...

Savate

Origins of Savate. Savate originated in France in the eighteenth century among the sailors of the port of Marseilles, who on the return from long...

Timing in Martial Arts

Timing in Martial Arts: the Right Moment to Strike Understanding the duality of Time. In life, as in Martial Arts, moments define us. When we are...

The Rules of Fighting

The Rules of Fighting - Inspired by the ancient treatise written by Sun Tsu, "The Art of War". The intent of the following video is...

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Baji Quan

Baji Martial Art: the Art of the Eight Extremities. A Fox knows many things, but a Hedgehog knows one big thing... Archilochus, Greek poet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9zRPBLGkMQ   In...

Shin Conditioning

Shin Conditioning: how to condition your Shins properly Yes it hurts... Shin conditioning is a very painful workout, let’s face it, but following the motto “adaptation...

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