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Some Thoughts on Training

Some Thoughts on Training

You Get Back What You Put In It’s a very common saying but, really, what does it actually mean?  Kung Fu is, first and foremost, a martial art, but it is also a way of life that incorporates ancient wisdom and philosophy. The practise of the art allows you to...
That which doesn’t kill you…

That which doesn’t kill you…

I stand, on the mats, in front of the crowd, officials all around, looking at the enormous guy I am due to fight.  How on earth did I end up here? Taking a step back, I have been training Kung Fu for something like 8 years.  Before this year I had...
100 Battles in Highbury Fields

100 Battles in Highbury Fields

On a sunny Saturday afternoon in Highbury Fields, members of Tiger Crane Kung Fu Club were participating in the 100 Battles Challenge. This was a fundraiser for Claremont Project.  This particular charity is important to the club for two reasons. Firstly...
Confucian Principles in the Modern World

Confucian Principles in the Modern World

I have been training in one way or another for over 30 years – longer than some of our students have been alive – but after years in the gym making myself bigger and stronger I found something else.  Something better.  However, I don’t really...
100 Battles in Highbury Fields

Fundraising – Why Do We Do It?

It seems obvious, perhaps. We do it to challenge ourselves, to see whether we can achieve a difficult task that we’ve set ourselves. To enjoy that feeling when it’s all over. That mixture of achievement and relief.  Then there’s the charity of course. We do it...