Fu For You – Junior Student’s Corner
WKFA students, bring a parent/guardian to our special Family Day classes!
Perhaps the most important kind of respect instilled through the martial arts is self-respect.
Kids, don’t miss the Fall Fun and bring a buddy!
Last newsletter, I focused on the Tiger. The Dragon is the counterpoint to the Tiger in Kung Fu symbolism: the Yang to the Tiger’s Yin.
It’s not just the Tiger’s brute strength that makes it a significant symbol in the martial arts.
January’s Physical Theme was Aerobic Exercise, while February’s was Anaerobic Exercise. What, you perhaps found yourself wondering, is the difference?
Let’s look at the benefits of flexibility training, specifically for kids your age.
Believe that you can do something, picture yourself doing it and you’re much more likely to be successful.
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.
Your Commitment to martial arts is important and how it will pay off. Here’s how!
One thing to be mindful of is not falling into the trap of thinking “my martial art is better than yours.” It is important to be respectful of all other martial art forms and their practitioners. I thought it might be interesting to compare some of the styles that developed as a result.
Junior Students Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 12:30pm
Hopefully as Junior students at the WKFA you’ve come to realize there are benefits to training Kung Fu beyond learning fun new things like Forms, kicking sequences and blocks. You should also have noticed an increase in your cardio-vascular fitness, flexibility and strength. While we encourage you to train all aspects of Kung Fu outside of class, it’s important to be careful—especially when it comes to strength training.
Junior Student’s Corner
How much do you know about the Waterloo Kung-Fu Academy? In this article, I thought we could visit some trivia to get new students better aquainted with the school and as a review for longer term students. Some of the answers might seem easy, others hopefully will make you think. Take the quiz….