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the-history-of-fighting:

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martialartsenlightenment:


"Do a Kata 300 times and you will know it. Do a Kata 1000 times and you will begin to see your opponent. But do a Kata 10,000 times and others will begin to see your opponent."
-Shihan Bernand Dougherty 

Train Hard. Train Long. Train Always. 

martialartsenlightenment:

"Do a Kata 300 times and you will know it. Do a Kata 1000 times and you will begin to see your opponent. But do a Kata 10,000 times and others will begin to see your opponent."

-Shihan Bernand Dougherty 

Train Hard. Train Long. Train Always. 

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thissideofthetable:

A million times, YES!

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rutrained:

#happiness #peace #health #relationships #selfesteem #growth #excel #martialarts #boxing #mma #karate #judo #jiujitsu #muaythai #fitness #thelifesensei

rutrained:

#happiness #peace #health #relationships #selfesteem #growth #excel #martialarts #boxing #mma #karate #judo #jiujitsu #muaythai #fitness #thelifesensei

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chunkuoguy:

As requested, my 6 selfies. 

1) practicing the jumping roundhouse

2) with the crew after cleaning up at The Mighty River Tournament

3) practicing Golden Dragon form applications

4) just some stick play

5) my first artwork

6) hiking around Costa Rica with a new friend

Thanks, chunkuoguy!  LOVE the tattoo!

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theacademyofma:

Train for #perfection #martialarts #Academy #mastery #training

theacademyofma:

Train for #perfection #martialarts #Academy #mastery #training

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gutsanduppercuts:

Anthony Wong and Xin Xin Xiong in “Ip Man - The Final Fight.”

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wujifighter:

A striking principle of Hung Kuen [X]

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  1. 1.) our Sifu (center), teaching staff, Dave Kovar and Fred Degerberg following the 2012 Kovar’s Instructor College at the Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts in Chicago
  2. 2.) my kung fu family on the drive home from Chicago (see #1) to Bellevue, NE
  3. 3.) selfie taken in the bathroom at work. my professional colleagues are constantly shaking their heads
  4. 4.) me doing the splits — one of my proud accomplishments
  5. 5.) holding the bag for one of the youth kung fu classes. it was officially street clothes day and very weird to see everyone out of uniform. next time the staff has been instructed to wear ties and skirts (with compression shorts)
  6. 6.) three of the aforementioned girls at our annual Christmas party.
  7. 7.) sparring during my black belt test
  8. 8.) more sparring…
  9. 9.) it’s official! receiving my black belt…
  10. 10.) atop the summit of Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder, CO  — appropriate for a martial arts photo spread because that’s how I felt upon receiving my black belt (and many a pushup helped with the enlargement of my biceps)

I don’t know who all has been tagged by now and this isn’t a complete list, but for those of you willing: TAG — YOU’RE IT!

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shaped-by-karate:

While Bruce Lee was an exceptional martial artist, the one thing that made him special was not that he could kick you a distance of 15 feet, it was not that he could do push ups with just two fingers, it was not that he could generate that much power from so close, it was not his speed, in fact,…