Thoughts On Training
Are you already a Shaolin-Do Black Belt?
Martial Arts : Kung Fu or Karate!
Shaolin-Do Kung Fu & Tai Chi is the original blend of hard and soft arts, developinginternal and external strength simultaneously. It doesn't rely on bodyrigidity to develop power like Karate
, but instead generates forcesfrom natural body mechanics and circular movements.
Do you think about fighting?
Shaolin-Do is more than just a fighting art, it is a way ofperfecting oneself. By studying the efficiency and balance that existswithin nature, we gain understanding and respect for all life. Theancient Chinese observed the diverse fighting strategies of the animalkingdom, and realized that like animals, people also required fightingtechniques suited to their unique physical statures. While most people have heard or used the term karate, the Chinese version is called kung fu, chuan fa, or even the modern version is wushu.
Masters of life
Thus was born the animal fighting systems. These techniques hadalready been tested in nature and since have been orally passed withinthe Shaolin tradition. Throughout history, the Shaolin monks have beenthe most feared fighters in Asia, but even more famous is their longstanding love of peace, virtue and honor. The long standing history ofthe Shaolin temple and their famous reputation can be attributed to anability to train not only deadly fighters, but masters of life.
Complete Martial Art
At Shaolin-Do Kung Fu & Tai Chi, students practice open hand forms, self-defense,weapons, sparring, meditation, strength training, and aerobicconditioning. This dynamic approach allows for rapid advancement infighting skill, balance, dexterity, and endurance. There are many benefits to austin martial arts
Beforeattaining black belt the Chinese martial arts student will learn 21 long forms covering 7different open hand systems and 6 weapons. This provides a richbackground of techniques and styles to call upon.
What is a Form?
Don't worry if none of this makes sense. You will love learningthis art more with each passing month and year. It will never growdull, only more exciting and challenging. If you are looking for a paththat will last a lifetime, Shaolin-Do is the one. When you're eightyyears old, you will still have more brand new material to learn andchallenge you. As a added bonus, you will learn an effective method ofself-defense, get in the best shape of your life and maintainflexibility throughout your life. We study Shaolin-Do Kung Fu & Tai Chi because we love it and we love what it does for us. We are confident that you will too.