Category Archives: Martial Arts

Bruce Lee’s Tao of Jeet Kune Do

The Start of MMA Long before the advent of the octagon, the UFC, or the Gracie family built an empire around a sport, a man named Bruce Lee wrote a comprehensive book about a style without form called “Tao of Jeet Kune Do.” It was the go to compendium of martial arts styles for many …

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Free Tai Ji in the Park

See the calendar below for class times which change according to the teachers schedule. The classes include basic instruction in Yang Style Tai Ji Quan and Qi Gong stretching. Each class will run about 30 to 45 minutes, and is geared towards beginning to novice level students. Classes are either in the morning or evening …

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What are your training goals? Why are you killing yourself?

There are so many different fitness programs out there now, but how many of them are realistic for people. Training to the point where your entire life centers around that one thing could easily send you into the duldrums, or worse; to burnout. When you train so hard all the time with that single focus, …

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Kung Fu Karate Tae Kwon Do

Kung Fu Vs. Karate Vs. Tae Kwon Do

These three styles have several similarities, but there are fundamental differences across the board. Kung Fu finds its roots as a martial art (the words by themselves are often used in everyday speech to represent good work done) in China. Its most famous temples are found in the shaolin mountains, but throughout the land of …

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The Martial Arts as a Road Map to Peace

“The only enemy is self, and the only wealth is health,” anonymous. If we took the time to recognize this on a daily basis, each and every person would be making a concerted effort to bring peace into their lives. All the battles that we fight outside of ourselves amount in very little. All the …

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The Best Martial Artists of All Time

This article will forgo including fighters from the modern era, but of course honorable mentions go out to George St. Pierre, Randy Couture and Anderson Silva. All three great pioneers in their given martial arts styles being ground and pound, wrestling, and Muay Thai/BJJ respectively. I wouldn’t include Fedor here, because he is for the …

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Learn 15 Postures Tai Chi with William Gentry

A Simple Form to Start 15 Postures Yang Style Tai Chi is a very easy way to begin learning Tai Chi. It is one of the shortest forms, and the movements are not terribly complex. As you progress to learn Tai Chi, you will find that there are several more complicated transitions and stances. The …

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Learning to Fall with KKF

It Could Save Your Life Learning to fall is truly something that has the potential to save your life, or the life of your child. It will most certainly help you avoid suffering from greater injuries, and it is simply worth knowing. Everyone will at some point suffer a fall. That is life. Whether you …

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How Important is Form in Martial Arts

The Importance of Posture In Martial arts, proper form, proper use of techniques and applying grace are important factors for several reasons. Using good technique/good form encourages better posture, circulation, sense of balance (i.e. homeostasis), and can generally improve your overall health. Take a look at the YouTube video below for a better understanding of …

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Part 2

Oreo The Kung Fu Bunny Teaches Falling Part 2

Learning the Nuts & Bolts of Falling In this second edition of, “Oreo The Kung Fu Bunny Teaches Falling Part 2,” we discuss the finer points of  back falls and side falls. There are just a few things to remember when practicing back and side falls. When you start out, it is best to practice …

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