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
In many circles in the martial arts world there are people who do not believe Tai Chi is an effective fighting art. I admit, at one point in my life I didn’t understand how such a slow moving exercise like Tai Chi Chuan could possibly help a persons ability to defend themselves in a real fight.
I think the biggest reason why someone would think Tai Chi isn’t an effective martial arts is because the truth is you don’t really know how to fight effective even after 5 years of taking a typical Tai Chi class.
These classes usually consist of some form of stretching then some Qigong training then doing the actual in our case Yang style Tai Chi chuan form. If you are advanced enough, then you can play push hands. Continue reading A Mistake Most Martial Artist Make About Tai Chi Chuan
Over the years I have come across many different people from different martial art backgrounds. My own personal training is a mixture of internal martial arts and external martial arts.
I would say when I first got involved with kung fu I was more influenced by external martial arts. However over the many years I have been training I have became more of an internal martial artist.
When I was younger I had my youth backing me up. You know when your young you feel like you can pull a school bus around all day.
As you get older you begin to realize your really not immortal. I think this is why internal martial arts is harder for younger people to learn. To gain skill in soft martial arts you have to have a lot of patience. That is something that young people don’t have much of. Continue reading Does Kung Fu Really Work?
Can You Break A Habit ? First Realize You Have Them
The interesting thing about habits is often times we don’t even realize that we have them. Our habits sort of happen without us consciously being aware that they are happening which is why so often we go unaware of them happening.
We literally repeat our bad daily habits over and over again. So if we are going to break a habit the first place to begin is with our daily routine. Continue reading How To Break A Habit With Minimal Effort On Your Part
I finally Did IT! I got Larry Rivera to the first page of google again….. YA ME!
So as the story goes. I was doing a google search and seen that this blog was like on the 4th page of the google rankings. I started working on getting Larry Rivera ranked back on the first page On January 13th 2015. Continue reading Larry Rivera – I May Be A Bum But I Know SEO