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
Learning the staff form I am proud to say that I can now get through the full staff form without making any mistakes – or too many mistakes. Okay, fine, I’m doing the easy staff form. And yes, I still have a long way to go in terms of mastering the staff not to mention… Continue reading 3 Ways the Staff is Used for Exercising
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
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.