Protected: Wushu Training in Xi’an with Ma Chao

As I make my preparations to leave Xi’an for a while, I thought it might be nice to share with everyone  a new wushu school which just opened up this month in China’s old capital. But in order to introduce this new school, I need to start by explaining how...
Three Big Wushu Lessons I’ve Learned

Three Big Wushu Lessons I’ve Learned

As I approach my 18th anniversary from the day I first started wushu, I realize that there are a lot of things that I wish I had known when I first started.  Most of these relate to a lack of understanding about how wushu development works (or doesn’t work, as the...

Protected: Wushu training options in Hong Kong

UPDATES! October 21, 2012 Added a link for the Hong Kong Wushu Union July 11, 2012 Thanks to Emilio Alpanseque for the link to Hei Zhi Hong’s page.  I have included the link below. Thanks to Alex Lee, I have some revised information about the training situation in...
A Beginning Approach to Nanquan

A Beginning Approach to Nanquan

Recently I was asked through Facebook about how someone might start training in Nanquan.  Specifically, they asked how to supplement their wushu training with nanquan and what sequence of forms I might recommend for someone who is learning nanquan. Their motivation...
Improve Your Wushu in Hours, Not Years

Improve Your Wushu in Hours, Not Years

While thinking about ways that you can improve your wushu, I realize that there is a specific perception about training that first needs to be address. You see, when I tell people I train wushu invariably the first question they ask me is “How long have you...