Category Archives: cichon’s wing chun

My Online Wing Chun Training Journal

I am giving rebirth to this site again…again. When I first started this blog, it was about my experiences with doing Beachbody workout programs like P90X and Insanity. After a while, this fizzled out because it was redundant to write … Continue reading

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Insanity Max 30 Day…1? Cardio Challenge

What’s that? Day 1? You may wonder if you are reading that right because the last time I posted, I was on day 36. Well, I missed far too many days on account of being sick. So I decided to … Continue reading

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Finally Feeling Better

Well, I think I have finally licked this illness. Took long enough…a little over 2 weeks. Here’s what sucks about that: I was more than halfway through Insanity Max 30. Now I have missed so much that I might as … Continue reading

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Wing Chun: Chum Kiu and 10 Minute Trainer

For reasons I don’t care to go into, last night was my first night home in a week. All I wanted to do was cuddle up to my wife and go to sleep, but I had an inner voice nagging … Continue reading

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10 Minute Trainer: Cardio-Core Cardio-Day 2

Some of you may think my fingers stuttered when I made the title of this post. Cardio and Core Cardio? What’s the difference? Well, first of all Core Cardio comes only with the Deluxe edition of 10 Minute Trainer. Second, … Continue reading

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Martial Arts: Good Place for Discipline, Bad Place for Ego

I went to my wing chun class for the first time in ages yesterday. Sifu had me run through the wooden dummy form in its entirety, then told me to go through it slowly, section by section. We didn’t wind … Continue reading

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