Want Stamina and Flexability? Try This!

So awhile back age reared it’s ugly head and I started experiencing near debilitating hip pain. After months of trying to stretch through I finally caved in a spoke to my family physician, a former student. Well after Xrays and Scans I was instructed to “STOP RUNNING” ! The point behind the story is we …

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Kung Fu Strength to Spare!

One facet of Kung Fu training that seems to be omitted from most (no not all) training regimens is systematic strength training. You know, progressive push-up, pull-up, squat training. While I LOVE doing forms training, both empty hand and weapons the strength development aspect just isn’t there. Stamina, Flexibility, Yes. Strength, No… I do see …

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Daily Kung Fu Warm-up

I just finished recording this basic Daily Kung Fu Warm-up that you can do every day. The idea behind doing a warm-up is so simple that most people seem to miss it.

A warm-up is supposed to take your body from a resting activity state and prepare it for strenuous activity. You systematically engage all of the joints and muscles essentially waking them and say “hey, you’d better get ready”.

Start off with a brisk walk, jog, some jumping jacks or maybe knee lifts to start and then move into this follow along warm-up.
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