Category Archives: elbow

Wing Chun Won’t Work in the Ring

What? Can you believe that subject line? Coming from ME??? Well, it is true. It is my opinion that the reason you will never see a true representative of wing chun in the ring is simply this: we don’t train … Continue reading

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Sil Lum Tao and Chum Kiu

I am halfway through this round of 10 Minute Trainer but, rather than post my thoughts about that, I wanted to post two videos of me doing the first two forms from wing chun. Please feel free to leave INTELLIGENT, … Continue reading

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Focus Techniques in Wing Chun

As I said in yesterday’s post, I’m really working on the second form (chum kiu). From what I understand of the style so far, the majority of the system is contained in that and the first form, known as sil … Continue reading

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P90X Classic Plus: Week 6

Time for another week in review! UPPER BODY PLUS: Business as usual with this workout. I was able to use 20-lb. dumbbells for most of the bicep exercises, which is pretty amazing to me considering the Plus workouts are more … Continue reading

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P90X Classic Plus: Week 5

A pretty groundbreaking week, if I do say so myself. Why? Because I found that when I swapped my Kenpo and Yoga nights, I don’t do so bad at yoga after all! Now instead of doing Yoga X on Tuesdays, … Continue reading

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P90X Classic Plus: Day 16 (Interval X Plus)

Talk about bringing it! I came home and pretty much got right into the workout. My foot is STILL bothering me, but I was able to do everything okay. The only thing I had to skip was the second repetition … Continue reading

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P90X Classic Plus: Day 15 (Upper Body Plus-Abs/Core Plus)

Well, Diana and William went out before me with my in-laws today while I ran my son and twin daughters home. Once that was done, I called her to see where she was. They were at lunch, so I came … Continue reading

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