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Italy Training Camp 2019

Italy Training Camp 2019

The start of this kung fu training camp begins just before dawn, with a group of 9 figures huddling on top of a hill in the cold, as they wait for the first warm glow of dawn to appear on the horizon. Across the valley we can discern the silhouettes of hills rising...
The Duck Walk Challenge…!

The Duck Walk Challenge…!

Tiger Crane Kung Fu raises money every year for Claremont Project, a charity that helps Islington’s over-55’s. Claremont’s mission is all about facilitating the creative process so that its members can flourish as individuals, friends and as a community,...
Kung Fu and the Art of Living

Kung Fu and the Art of Living

In September 2016 I started a one-year academic post. After months of feverish searching, applications, and obligatory self-doubt, this was the first academic job I secured after the completion of my PhD. The stakes were high: there might be a permanent post on the...
Why I Train Kung Fu – a Teenager’s Perspective

Why I Train Kung Fu – a Teenager’s Perspective

We asked Alexander (15 years old) to write about what he has gained from his Kung Fu training – why Kung Fu training might be important for teenagers – and this is what he wrote: The 4 lifechanging attributes Kung Fu has given me: Discipline, Perseverance,...
Why I Train Kung Fu – a Teenager’s Perspective

The Benefits of Training Kung Fu

The benefits of kung fu training are numerous and varied. It is easy to assume kung fu teaches you how to attack and defend, and of course it does both, but learning how to defend yourself is by no means all kung fu teaches. We’re going to discuss some of the benefits...
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...