In this video I got one of my students to do some blind folded Chi Sao. For those of you that don’t know what Chi Sao is, it is an exercise to training sensitivity in your hands, wrist & forearms. It also helps develop your structural integrity and footwork in the Wing Chun system of fighting.
A lot of folks who follow martial arts looks at Chi Sao and think that it’s the way that a Wing Chun man fights. Nothing could be further from the truth. Anyone who has seriously trained in Wing Chun understands that Chi Sao is just a training drill. Continue reading Doing Some Blind Chi Sao – This Is One Way To Develop Sensitivity Skill
I don’t think any sane person wants to be in a knife fighting situation. The truth is if you happen to be on the victim of a knife attack there are some things you can do to minimize the risk to you.
One of the reasons why I am so passionate about sharing what I know about Kung Fu techniques is because while there is a lot of good information online there is also a ton of bad information.
I’ve watched videos on how to defend against knife attack that just won’t work in real life.
For example: Take this video right here… Continue reading Protecting Yourself In A Knife Attack
I recently finished watching the movie Vitality on Netflix. In the movie they make the connection between Diet, Exercise, Mindset and Sleep.
What I found extremely interesting about this movie is it touches on a subject matter that is close to my heart.
Interestingly enough, I instantly made a connection between this movie and my martial arts training. For the past 20 years I’ve been study Kung Fu. To be more exact I have been studying Shaolin principles via Wing Chun, Tai Chi, Chin’na and Qigong.
In these martial arts, the practitioner strives to balance their mind, body and spirit. Which is also what a person of faith does. Continue reading Vitality The Elixer Of Life – Kung Fu For The Soul
There comes a time when you simply can’t keep letting someone push you around. This handy technique is a easy solution to this problem. Though I warn you advance…
In this kung fu lesson you will have to pay attention to some basic concepts. For instance when someone leans into push you, you need to take a step back.
Sounds easy enough right? Continue reading Kung Fu Technique – Self Defense For When Someone Pushes You With Both Hands
Alright, one of the things I love about my Sifu is the terms he uses to explain different aspects of our kung fu training. In our most recent filming he mentioned the the phrase 3 floors.
I’ve never actually heard him say that before, but when he did I thought it made perfect sense.
Basically this video is about getting the energy to your wrist. If you notice one thing about what we talk about it’s how important wrist control is in our martial art. Continue reading What Does 3 Floors Have To Do With Kung Fu