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Staying Excited About Your Style

It is never easy to get up early before work or waiting till after work to squeeze in a few hours of training time. Especially if your working on movements or techniques that are not "the fun part" of kung fu i.e. stances or whatever. Knowing that the key to perfecting a technique only comes from doing the same thing over and over and over and over.....(I get tired sometimes just thinking about some exercises) This is usually a point where martial arts practitioners can have a "mid life crisis in their style" and seek new intrests outside of what they are studying. There is nothing wrong with dabbling in other styles but the unfortunate truth is learning a little bit of everything will hinder you from ever mastering a style. Or another way to say it is not being rooted in any style asures that you are easier to knock down. Dont worry there is no such thing as an ultimate style. Every martial arts that has survived till now has endured the test of time which means it