Attack and Defence

One of the of the most frequent questions I am asked as an instructor is when and how to use attack and defence as effective fighting strategies. It is important to note that a fight cannot be won through a strategy of defence alone. You must attack the opponent at some point if you want […]

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The benefits of training standing postures (Zhan Zhuang) in the martial arts

Zhan Zhuang translates to ‘standing like a stake’ and has been practiced for over a thousand years in China as part of a larger program of health improvement known as Nei Gong (Internal Practice). Nei Gong cultivates and directs the flow of Chi to improve health and wellbeing, being first developed by Taoists and later […]

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