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Is taijiquan easy?

If taijiquan feels to be easy, then you have not been training the authentic art.
No form of exercise is easy.
If it isn’t a challenge, then it isn’t exercise. 6 more words

Newcastle Martial Arts

What My 2nd Dan Black Belt taught me about Business

The thing people bring up in job interviews I’ve had more than anything else is my 2nd degree black belt. More often than my experience, my education, or anything else managers inevitably point to that part of my resume. 832 more words


Life is not measured by the breath we take but by the moments that take our breath away...

The service to celebrate Grandmaster Hanshi’s life will be held at Rotorua Crematorium, 160 Sala Street, Fenton Park, Rotorua, New Zealand on Friday 1st August at 1.00pm.


Pictures are up on Gage Martial Arts Haliburton

Those of you who know me know that I am not the biggest fan of getting my picture taken, so when it came time for me to add pictures to my website I realized that I really didn’t have any. 81 more words

Haliburton Karate

The Best Martial Art

The history of Taekwondo can be confusing, depending on who you talk to.  One thing that is certain, is that Korean martial arts can be traced back to 37 B.C. 620 more words


Guts, Konjo, Spirit

The idea of ‘fighting spirit’ is common to much more than martial arts. In most sports there’s an idea of ‘grit’ or perseverance. I’ve heard it said that military basic training is designed to push the body and mind beyond its limits, to produce toughness and resolve. 2,659 more words