Category Archives: Strength/Cross training

Building a Daily practice with Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan)

Building a Daily practice with Tai Chi Chuan- Here is a list of some things you can do to build your practice. It serves as a guideline for a healthy practice. “Tai Chi is there for you, you do not … Continue reading

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Explosiveness and high Intensity in Fighting

Advice from friends so far. 1. HIT training- Middleway 2. standing/mind training – san ti/wu ji- middleway 3. judo throw practice- middle way 4. Olympic snatches and Clean jerk- Ian 5. Xingyi full force- mass x speed. solo/shadow box and … Continue reading

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3 fight training sets to train with at Home

Warm up with – run in place series and shake down series Stretch series- legs-standing and sitting, arms and shoulders SET 1- Pro Thai SET: five 3.min rounds 3 min. round 1- 30 sec. neck drill up/down, 30. sec. slip,slip, … Continue reading

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Partner Stretching

Partner stretching is probably the best way for people who did CMA and IMA can improve on flexibility. In the years that I studied wushu we did a lot of stretching assisted by a partner pushing and pulling to a … Continue reading

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Weight lifting for martial arts

I’ve been trying these sets that Randy Couture uses, each one once a week a few days apart: Antagonistic Muscle Groups Heart Periphery 30 reps of each exercise 3 sets Bench Low Row Leg Extension Leg curl Military press Lat … Continue reading

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