Category Archives: Kung Fu Sayings

The Importance of Leg Training

One who practices boxing without training the legs will spend his life rashly. My first post in this series discussed the fundamental importance of static stance training in Chinese Martial Arts.  Stances are body organization paradigms, and treat the whole … Continue reading

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Body Basics Before Boxing

Practicing fighting techniques without practicing body methods will leave you with nothing in the end. While some people might disagree with this saying, it’s the heart of traditional Chinese martial arts practice. If you only learn fighting techniques, you may … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Center

Without knowing your center, your entire body will be unsettled. In some ways, this phrase is very literal and easy to understand.  If you don’t know (can’t feel) your center of mass, you will easily lose your balance – whether … Continue reading

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First Practice Standing

 Before studying how to fight, first practice standing. In this first blog post on shenfasociety.com, I’m starting a series of posts on Kung Fu Sayings.  This will be a category of posts that you can reference on our site. Other … Continue reading

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