The Importance of Self Defence

The essence of the traditional martial arts is self-defence. With regular and diligent practice of tai chi and kung fu, you will develop practical skills that (Heaven forbid) you may need to use to defend yourself one day in an extreme situation. As unlikely as this potential situation might be in this day and age, … Continue reading The Importance of Self Defence

An easy meditation you can do almost anywhere…

As great as it would be, you don't have to whisk yourself away to the Wudang Mountains to experience the benefits of fitting in some daily meditation. It can be done almost anywhere, whenever you feel the need to just relax and refocus by following these easy steps: First of all stand with your feet … Continue reading An easy meditation you can do almost anywhere…

The benefits of the kettlebell swing for a martial artist

Those of you who have trained in classes at WCA or with myself personally in one to one training sessions, will know that I am advocate of adding kettlebells to your routine. I don't think they are the be all and end all of strength and fitness training but from my own experience I do … Continue reading The benefits of the kettlebell swing for a martial artist