Monthly Archives: December 2009

What is purpose of solo forms and where did they come from?

my answer: purpose of forms- ingraining encoded combat techniques in your mind-body memory to gain a reflexive response in a fight or flight situation. It is often used to gain health, strength, for sport, and spirituality. Forms embody the spirit … Continue reading

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Principles!

Its not really about big muscles if you look at the principles he is talking about. The principles apply to IMA and CMA in many ways to help you evolve as a athlete. these apply more to just lifting weight: … Continue reading

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Sahaja Yoga

Sahaja Yoga is a sitting practice much different than Hatha, Pilates, or Bikrim yoga where the body is stretched and held in postures to circulate energy. Yoga means harnessing the mind. This practice involves quiet sitting and some basic concentration … Continue reading

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Massage set for Martial Artist injury recovery

Basic series: Patient on back- place pads under knees 1. Head/neck 2. Right leg 3. head/neck 4. Left leg 5. head/neck 6. right arm 7. head/neck 8. left arm 9. head/neck Head/neck region 1. lift head toward sternum 2. twist … Continue reading

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TCM diet

Traditionally the chinese way of eating is based on ‘Qi’ energy. This is done to maximize the daily amount of qi that we are given. It is important to note that many indigneous cultures seem to have naturally figured out … Continue reading

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