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Back From Cornwall

Did a lot of jumping around on rocks in Cornwall, which was fun, but not a great deal in the way of actual structured training. This week doesn’t look overly promising either as I have a lot of work to do and my mum is in hospital.  106 more words

The mysteries of Mandarin

I’ve been going through a bit of a wuxia phase lately, basically devouring any wuxia-based movies I can get my hands onto. Things such as the brilliant Dragon (or its Chinese release name – Wuxia), Reign of Assassin’s – which wasn’t too bad, and Young Detective Dee – which while not bad, was not as good as the original. 638 more words

China General

Exercises for Situational Awareness

If you haven’t read my posts on situational awareness and behavioral cues, please follow the links and read those for a better understanding of this post. 550 more words

Self Defense

Why I Like The Martial Arts Movie Formula

I believe one of the most successful and entertaining movie formulas is the martial arts movie. They are probably based on Westerns, but they actually improve on the Western formula. 437 more words


Texas1 Open Championship (jiujitsu)

Watch Texas1 Open Championship jiujitsu: http://youtu.be/ewwQ1G2DfqQ

Great coaches make for success in any sport. This is my son winning a match against someone one belt rank higher than him. 31 more words

Martial Arts

UW Taikai - Post Report

I had a blast being with my friends from NW Kendo and everyone from the club was in great form. We fought well and the NW Team defeated Sno-King and had a tough and exciting set with the Vancouver team. 45 more words

Martial Arts

Kung Fu Infusion

My gym is closed this Easter Sunday, which left me with far too much time on my hands after cooking and baking for the family.  So what did I do?  55 more words