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Back to China (2016)

Back to China (2016)

This summer my main focus has been my preparation for the 2016 International South Shaolin Wu Chu Chuan and Traditional Martial Arts Competition in China. I attended the same competition three years ago in Quanzhou, and I won a Gold Medal for my...
Life Imitates Art

Life Imitates Art

Time for a moment of self-reflection. When was the last time you did something new? Came out of your comfort zone? If you think about it, are you doing the same old thing, day in, day out? Has it come to the point of just comfortably killing time until you die? You...
Life Imitates Art

A Sheet of Paper Every Day

You finish your first ever day of training, and a sheet of paper magically appears from thin air. It floats gently down to lie on the floor and remains there. Your second day the same thing happens. A second sheet of paper appears and floats gently down and lands...
Empty Your Cup

Empty Your Cup

Ever felt like you’re not making any progress? You’re turning up to class, but instead of racing ahead learning new moves, it feels like you’re doing the same thing over and over. You want to improve, but you don’t know where to start. Your instructor seems to be...

I Can’t

One of the most frustrating things I can hear from a student in class is “I can’t…” I hear it again and again, from the youngest children to the most mature adults, and often in a situation when they really, actually, can. It puts an immediate stop to the mental...