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Combat Evolution

Excerpt I’m currently in the middle of sharing my take on Wing Chun Kung Fu, and building a case from the ground up that it’s the most elegant & effective human technology ever created for creating a life worth fighting for. This article is a snippet from the book, and Read more…

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The Problem With Gratitude

“[A man’s] emotions are not his enemies, they are his means of enjoying life. But they are not his guide; the guide is his mind. This relationship cannot be reversed, however. If a man takes his emotions as the cause and his mind as their passive effect, if he is Read more…

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Levels of Self Mastery

Wing Chun Kung Fu is the most efficient system at cultivating excellence, integrity, and personal value. The training curriculum establishes a rock solid foundation that all other virtues are built from. Weak foundation yields unstable structures. To give you a better idea of how this process works, let’s look at Read more…

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4 Elements of Kung Fu

If you’re looking to cultivate high level skills in Kung Fu, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Karate, Judo, or whatever practice, there are four essential areas that you must train in. Ignore one, and the others suffer. Your training must incorporate all four if you want to have the best chances possible Read more…

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Become Like Oobleck, My Friend

What We Can Learn From A Grade School Science Demonstration If you’ve been in the martial arts world for longer than 5 minutes you’ve probably seen this quote already: “You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour Read more…

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Escalation of Violence

On Not Feeling Motivated We often have internal competition. We have a goal we want to achieve (outcome) and our current wants (desires & momentary feelings). Many people give in to temporary feelings like wanting to watch Netflix, avoid making cold calls, taking a nap instead of going to the Read more…

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Demolition Man

Strength vs Skill No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training…what a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without ever seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable. – Socrates Martial arts is the science & study Read more…

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Age of Alexandria

305 to 30 BCE in Alexandria, Egypt the greatest library of antiquity was established and maintained. . . until someone played with matches and burned it down. It’s considered to be one of the greatest losses of cultural knowledge in all of human history. It wasn’t just a library; it Read more…

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What Do You Want

It’s no secret that the greatest adversary you’ll ever fight is yourself. Over the course of your years you’ll struggle to overcome: weakness, vice, temptation of mind & body, institutionalized indoctrination, socialized self destructive behaviors, incorrect beliefs, volatile emotions, thoughts that make you weak, and on down the list it Read more…

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What’s Your Zero?

In the world of numbers, zero is a bit of an odd duck; it was created near the year 0, ironically enough, which seems peculiar. Shouldn’t it have been a number since numbers were invented? Not neccessarily. In nature there are no zeros. You can’t point to what’s not there. Read more…

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