Fu For You – Summer 2016
Editor: Lloyd Fridenburg
Produced by Waterloo Kung-Fu Academy
Am I injured, or am I hurt?
Anytime you incur a training bruise, bump or strain, you need to ask yourself this question; “Am I injured, or am I hurt?” What? You mean there’s a difference. You bet there is!
Summer 2016 – What’s Happening at WKFA
As the school continues to grow, so does our talented and dedicated group of Black Sash Instructors, giving me great confidence as we head into the future!
Summer Training Ideas
Unlike some activities, Kung Fu doesn’t take the summer off. The warm months are actually a really awesome time to train! Aside from coming to your normal classes, here are some ideas on how you can practice your Kung Fu this summer.
The Importance of Setting Goals
You hear more and more these days about the importance of setting goals. Not just to wish for something, but to explicitly create a goal and a plan to achieve it. An article I read talked about the importance of goals being SMART.
My last article identified that different types of flexibility are achieved through different types of stretching. This article provides examples of the different types of stretches and outlines how to use them to increase flexibility and range of motion.
Are you really focused?
We all know that being successful in Kung Fu is about more than just physical strength and agility — your mind plays a key part in your performance.
What Do I Say?
One of the greatest gifts a person can receive and give is “to be heard and to be understood”.
With Kung Fu the growing season never ends; be a constant gardener!
Preparations for Your Grading
There are many elements involved in grading preparation. This article highlights three elements that have inspired me recently; physical, mental and nutritional.
Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water.