Fu For You – Adult Student’s Corner
The grind is there, and it serves a purpose. Embrace it, and learn how to make it work for you.
Many of us may not know what is ideal in terms how much to push children or ourselves with physical activity when sick. Here are some recommendations.
Being humble does not mean that you point out to everyone your shortcomings; that is low self-esteem. Being confident in what you know and what you can do, with an eye on what you are working on, is where confident humility comes in.
Although there are many ways Kung Fu can improve one’s well-being, this article explores how it benefits the mind.
Come All Ye Faithful—despite the snow, the cold, the darkness, work, baking, holiday concerts, shopping and festivities—keep coming to class. You’ll be happy you did!
The sugar content in sports drinks far out weight the benefits in most situations. Simple water is still the drink of choice, inside and outside the kwoon.
It takes a lot of motivation to be a dedicated martial artist.
Ultimately, being patient in the martial arts is about calm endurance.
Experience the graceful and practical Japanese Martial Art of Aikido!
Getting older doesn’t mean you have to or should stop training.
WKFA students, meet and compete in a friendly, educational atmosphere at our annual Shiai In-House Tournament.
Please speak with your instructors if you plan to test.
Whenever I don’t feel like coming to class I remind myself why I chose Kung Fu in the first place, and that I love the hard work, the art, and my Kung Fu family.
In the last issue I talked about fluidity and its importance in Kung Fu. Here are some suggestions for how to develop fluidity.
Our Shaolin Kung Fu Crane teaches us “fluidic harmony”.
Regular breaks are the very thing your body needs to continue to progress, and more importantly, prevent injury, sickness, and burnout.
Calling all Adult Novice II students!
Goal setting takes some thought and planning. There are three steps that will help you set realistic goals you can achieve.
Being rough and tough martial arts warriors does not give us a license to disregard physical cleanliness. Developing and maintaining good personal hygiene is one of the foundations of self-respect, no matter how you spend your time. It also says a lot about your respect for others at the Academy!
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.