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Kung Fu or Gong Fu? The answer first. There is only one way to write Gong Fu (功夫) correctly, and it’s the way we just...

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Drunken Fist Boxing (original name: Zui Quan) is the hardest among the Chinese Martial Arts styles. This style aims at getting the enemy distracted...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFM1VQX9swk The above set of back exercises are meant to strengthen your back, and are suitable for the Martial Artist as well for the...

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...

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...

Are knuckle push ups good for you?

With the exception of some Martial Art Styles such as Xinyi quan that focuses on the palm as the root of its striking philosophy,...

What is the best Age for a Child to start Martial Arts?

Generally speaking, after six years-old, everything is good, although the concern in asking What is the best age for a child to start Martial...

The Eight Vows of the Committed Martial Artist

The Eight Vows of the Committed Martial Artist The only true investment you can do for yourself is yourself. High achievements, physical performance, victory...

How to Set Up a Successful Martial Arts School

How to Set Up a Successful Martial Arts School So the feeling is right and you are thinking the time has come for you to...

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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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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Definition of Art Art is to me synonymous of “infinite practice for the attainment of perfection”. Applied to Martial Arts, this term actualizes into harsh,...