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
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
Hopefully, you never find yourself in a position where you have to defend yourself. But if that kind of situation ever happens, knowing a bit of self-defence can definitely be beneficial. There are some tricks you can learn to ward off an attacker, but using the Five Ancestor’s Fist style of punching could knock the attacker… Continue reading How to Knock an Attacker Down with ONE PUNCH!
A few months ago, I was feeling physically unproductive. I would work out once in a while, but nothing too strenuous. My training schedule was lacking and I was beginning to feel tired all of the time. When I didn’t even have the energy to go on a hike with my friends, that’s when I… Continue reading Why I joined Kung Fu
One. Two. Three. Four… Counting the reps in a set is no problem. It’s so easy to put all your concentration on the number of push-ups or crunches you’ve done. While in the middle of a workout, if you’re anything like me then all your focus is on what number of push-ups you’ve done and all your… Continue reading Remembering to Breathe while Exercising
The Ancestor Styles Ngo Cho Kun is a Southern Chinese martial arts style that has been derived from the principles and techniques of five father kung fu styles: the breathing methods and iron body style of Bodhidharma; the posture and dynamic power of the Luohan; the precision and movement efficiency of Tai Cho (Taizu); the… Continue reading The Martial Art Styles of Ngo Cho Kun
Ngo Cho Kun translates from the Hokkian language to “Five Ancestors Fist.” It is a style of kung fu adapted and modified using the techniques from five parent styles of kung fu.