Fu For You – Adult Student’s Corner

Flexibility

Flexibility

Flexibility is needed to perform everyday activities with relative ease…things like getting out of bed, lifting children, or sweeping the floor. Better flexibility improves athletic performance and can decrease risk of injuries by helping your joints move through their full range of motion and enabling your muscles to work effectively.

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Motivation

Motivation

The mental theme in August was Motivation. It’s timely given that the lazy hazy days of summer are wrapping up and we are heading into the action-packed season of autumn with the usual higher levels of activity associated with back to school, and a return to a more stringent routine. I think it’s safe to say that most people experience a slow down or some absences in their training over the summer months, given vacation time and the opportunity to take advantage of other seasonal activities in lieu of time in class. So, how do we regain and maintain our pre-summer momentum as the summer comes to a close? Here are some thoughts….

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Balance

Balance

Adult Student’s Corner
Balance in Kung Fu is more often than not associated with the physical sense of the word. In fact, from the day a new student walks onto the kwoon we begin to help them understand their bodies in order to develop, amongst other things, balance. But physical balance isn’t the only form of balance a martial arts student should hone….

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