Do you need guanxi to train in China?

Do you need guanxi to train in China?

For those of you who aren’t in the know, I recently posted up the first version of the China Wushu Guidebook, which includes (among other things) the most comprehensive list of wushu training facilities in China ever produced. Over 680 schools, colleges, universities,...
How much does it cost to train wushu in China?

How much does it cost to train wushu in China?

One of the most common questions I get about training wushu in China is the cost. Almost everyone wants to know the typical costs of training in China, and what it includes (housing, food, etc.). While it is almost impossible to give a definitive answer across the...
Typical Wushu Training in China and the West

Typical Wushu Training in China and the West

[Per leggere questo articolo in Italiano clickare qui] For a lot of folks, when you have only trained in one school for most of your wushu life you start to wonder what life is like on the other side of the proverbial carpet. Do other schools train the same as you?...
My Top 5 Tips for Training Wushu in China

My Top 5 Tips for Training Wushu in China

A lot of people ask me about how to go about training wushu in China.  Whether they want to know places to train, what to expect from their coach, issues with language barriers, food consumption, or whatever else, people be havin’ questions. One of the original...
Why are Chinese wushu athletes so good?

Why are Chinese wushu athletes so good?

I used to hear (both from others and inside my own head) the question a lot: “Why are Chinese wushu athletes so freaking good??” The quick answer? In a cryptic nutshell: ((Ai/T) +((C*R)+M))(U+S) But let me start at the beginning … The Quest For Understanding When you...