Looking After Your Health While in School

Who else is excited that school’s back in session? Well, if you are, that’s probably because you’re not in school anymore. I graduated a few years ago, so I get to say “ha, ha suckers” to all my younger siblings who had to trod on back to school wearing frowns. To be fair, not everyone… Continue reading Looking After Your Health While in School

7 Reasons Why Kids Should Join Kung Fu

I remember the feeling of dread the first time I saw my little sister wave a sword around when she was 12. I was convinced that she was going to chop her head own off, or worse, mine. And yes, my fear was mostly brought upon by sibling rivalry – siblings can be both best… Continue reading 7 Reasons Why Kids Should Join Kung Fu

5 Ways Kung Fu Relieves Stress

We’ve all gone through those long days of work where it feels like time has suddenly slowed down and each minute feels like a gruelling hour. I’ll be honest, most days I’m on the edge of my seat waiting for work to end and it’s such a relief to get home and veg on the… Continue reading 5 Ways Kung Fu Relieves Stress

Top 5 Benefits of Kung Fu

Besides the fact that kung fu teaches you some pretty sweet self-defence moves, not all the movements are geared towards fighting. Martial arts is not like any other sport. It’s a rounded form of exercise that balances your health in all areas. 1. Internal Health Kung fu emphasises the closeness between breathing and action. The… Continue reading Top 5 Benefits of Kung Fu

How to Achieve Spiritual Enlightenment through Kung Fu

What is Spirituality? It is well-known that spirituality is heavily linked to kung fu. In any kung fu movie, there is some kind of representation of spirituality. For example, the makers of Kung Fu Panda showed Master Shifu on several occasions meditating and seeking “inner peace”. With these films we have an idea of what spirituality… Continue reading How to Achieve Spiritual Enlightenment through Kung Fu

Martial Arts Bruise Therapy

Do you ever stop getting bruises as a martial artist? The simple answer to this is no. Most forms of martial arts are designed for close-range combat where you will be fighting with opponents using fists, kicks, and other close-combat fighting techniques. An average day of kung fu training for me will always include some… Continue reading Martial Arts Bruise Therapy

How to Improve Your Flexibility

Why flexibility is important If you were to bend over right now, would you be able to touch your toes? Don’t worry if you can’t, because honestly, I know I can’t do it either. I have never been flexible and for the longest time, I believed I had zero flexibility potential within me. Who needs… Continue reading How to Improve Your Flexibility