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The benefits of Martial Arts for Women

The benefits of Martial Arts for Women

      If you are a woman and considering taking up a martial art, but keep putting it off or thinking it might not be for you, here are a few of the benefits of Martial Arts for Women that you may not have considered. Empowerment and Self-Confidence Learning a martial art can help…

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October 12, 2018
Jack and Sifu Alan Bagley at the Halesowen Wing Chun School

Why you should encourage your children to learn a Martial Art like Wing Chun

And encourage them to continue, even when they want to stop The main/obvious reason children need to practice martial arts in this day and age is to stay active. It seems like we almost have an epidemic when it comes to our nation’s obesity. We’re also increasingly unfit in addition to being overweight. The problem…

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October 3, 2018

Empty your cup

A proverb about a teacup Once upon a time, there was a wise Zen master. People traveled from far away to seek his help. In return, he would teach them and show them the way to enlightenment. On this particular day, a scholar came to visit the master for advice. “I have come to ask…

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September 28, 2018

No Ground Fighting in Wing Chun!

Does Wing Chun have ground fighting? If you think about ground fighting, what comes to mind? Maybe something like the guys here in the octagon. Now, these sports professionals and world-class athletes and have spent many hours honing their craft, stand up and ground fighting. To even consider entering the octagon you have to be extremely fit, brave,…

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September 26, 2018

How often should I practice Wing Chun at home?

This is a question that comes from students often as they start to learn Wing Chun Kung Fu how often should we practice Wing Chun at home? Any journey takes time and consistent movement and as the old saying goes, the more you put in the more you get out. Should we practice Wing Chun…

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September 21, 2018

Iron Palm and Dit Da Jow available in Europe

Due to the increased requests and demand, we are really pleased to be offering our linage Dit Da Jow and Iron Palm Dit Da Jow to many parts of Europe. Currently, the available places in Europe we are shipping the Iron Palm and Dit Da Jow are: Belguim Germany Grece Guernsey Iceland Italy Jersey Netherlands Norway…

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July 16, 2018

Martial arts and inspirational quotes

From time to time we all need a little inspiration. There are and have been many great people that have made quotes that will stand the test of time from the likes of Bruce Lee, Sir Winston Churchill, Sun Tzu, Matsu Basho, Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King to name a few. Below is an ever-growing collection…

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January 4, 2018

Dit Da Jow Liniment-100ml

Speeding up the healing of impact injuries using Dit Da Jow When I first came across Dit Da Jow, probably like most “Westerners” I was very sceptical. Surely I could have just gone to the local pharmacy and just picked up some ibuprofen gel, deep heat or the fallback Tiger balm to help with my aches and…

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September 27, 2017

Snake in the Wing Chun system

Snake in Wing Chun? Do all Chinese Martial arts have an association to snakes? Is there a snake in Wing Chun? Lets have a quick look at the history. China can trace its historical roots in unbroken line for more than 4000 years. Its mythological roots extend even farther back in time. The Chinese known…

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February 7, 2017

Cranes in Chinese mythology

In China, the crane is legendary for being the prince of all feathered creature on earth. Being the symbol of longetivity and peace, the crane is the most favored bird symbol (next to the phoenix). This bird was represented on civil officials’ robes, it was used to depict rank throughout the different dynasties. Since the…

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January 26, 2017
 
 
Wing Chun Kung Fu Halesowen

Wing Chun Kung Fu Halesowen