Sep 152012
 
… mediation as well, helping stylists to learn how to reach their high level of peace. Chinese martial arts Even though Kung Fu is the best martial art in China, there are many different forms and styles that originate from it. There is the Shaolin style as well, which offers several different styles of Kung Fu as well, including the world famous “5 animals system”. The five animals system is among the most popular in China and well known around the world for their devastating …

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Apr 162012
 
… the middle kingdom of Egypt and Beni Hassan the outline of wrestling in a tomb was discovered showing the humanities itself exist and was practice a long time ago. In the middle ages blade dancing and Shaolin style fighting was developed and used. As you see as time passes the evolution of martial arts keeps on going. Developing new techniques and styles that experts also try to search for new methods to make the style stronger and making it as possible the most powerful style in all …
Mar 112012
 
Carol asks… What is the best type of Martial Arts for kids? I was thinking of Shaolin Kung Fu…But would like feedback before I do any further discussion with instructor…. My child is 6 and very well behaved in case you are wondering if my kid is a terror….LOL Herschel Lawhorn answers: I own a kungfu martial arts school. We generally take kids 10 and up because kung fu requires mental focus that many kids are not capable of. We do have students that are 4, 6, and 7 …
Dec 192011
 
Donna asks… What martial arts is best for tall people? Im mostly interested into martial arts that are primarly used for disabling people. Since im 6’3″ Im wondering what kind of martial art would better suit my height and interests. I would appreciate the help. No no no I mean I want disable people are in for a short while. Meaning I dont want to permantly injure people or kill someone Herschel Lawhorn answers: Northern Shaolin Kung Fu, if you can find a teacher that …
Aug 052011
 
… as you can. Martial arts can be a very exciting and fun learning experience. There are hundreds of different martial arts styles out there, although you may be limited in selection, depending on what all is offered in your local. Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Kickboxing, and Jiu-Jitsu and many of the most common types of martial arts, and normally offered just about everywhere. The more distinct styles, such as Kung Fu, Shootfighting, Kenpo, and Shaolin styles are a bit hard to harder to find. If you do …
Feb 052011
 
… techniques. Kung fu is known around the world as one of the most popular and oldest forms of Martial Arts. Within Kung Fu Training, there are several styles and variances, although the most popular are those that have their roots in the well known Shaolin Temple. Wha most people dont know is that kung fu was practiced in China before the Shaolin Temple was built. Self defense is seen as the ultimate goal for any martial art, including kung fu. While self defense is involved with Kung Fu …
Dec 192010
 
Karate and MMA are amongst some of the more popular forms of fighting today. You will see no end to different MMA events as well as martial arts events like aikido, boxing, judo, kickboxing, Shaolin kung fu, and tae kwon do whenever you turn on your TV. These kinds of martial arts can be blended in to help a person in mixed martial arts. However, you need different martial arts clothing and martial arts accessories to properly practice the techniques I will be discussing in this article ad …
Oct 302010
 
… care nor does it put a lot of time in the direction of the extra traditional block and counter routines. Hung Gar Hung Gar is more or less an adaptation of the Tiger system of Shaolin that emphasizes shut quarter techniques.  Hung Gar isn’t much on distance preventing, although it is vitally effective in close quarter situations, such as alleys and in small rooms.  It is a very strong system, teaching stylists to deal with themselves properly in areas where other martial arts appear to …
Aug 212010
 
… their roots in the well known Shaolin Temple. What most people arent aware of however, is the fact that Kung Fu was practiced in China years before the first Shaolin temple was even though of. A majority of martial arts enthusiasts think of self defense as being the ultimate goal of any martial art, including Kung Fu. While self defense is involved with Kung Fu, the martial is so much more than just fighting and defense – it is a true art, one that develops the mind, body, and the soul. …
Jul 252010
 
The most effective kung fu training techniques are usually the most basic.  For many centuries at h Shaolin monastery kung fu was taught in the same way to its many students. The basics have remained focus on Flexibility, stamina , strength and endurance. This involved many exercises that focused on conditioning your body during many grueling drills. I remember when I first started out as a green martial artist I was paired with a partner who was much more advanced.  The first drill was to …