Showing posts from March, 2011

Music for martial artist!

If you didn't know I have been just as dedicated to my quest in hip hop as I have for martial arts. I feel that hip hop has taken a turn toward negativity leaving the youth without a positive inspiration. All of my songs will be focused on martial arts and the journey of bettering oneself. You can trust after 20 years of rapping, none of it will be corny. Get the new cut on itunes.

What kind of hero are you?

My first steps into understanding what it means to be a master has lead me to a series of new developments. My training has undergone dramatic changes so that I may improve more efficiently. I hope that by sharing my recent evaluations that you too may be able to find a better route in your own training. The first step of course is knowing the basics of your art thoroughly and where they are leading to. Bagua has a vast amount of basics that must be understood before reaching the next level of training: footwork, coiling, fajin, trapping, locks, weapons, reversals, trips, qi training, weapons, and so on. The amount of information just pertaining to the basics, is enough to train everyday of your life for 30 years and never repeat a single movement. However training everything in the style at all times would undoubtedly make you ineffective at everything. It is the equivalent of going to a university and trying to major in all of the subjects. Even though you would have invested a thoro

End of the World

In my years of training I have learned the art of perception. Meaning no longer just seeing physical attacks and defenses but seeing the truth behind the movement. Any craft that allows you to continually refine your ability to perceive and develop will ultimately give you a glimpse of truth. Whether you choose to ignore this glimpse or embrace it will determine your outcome at the end of the spiritual battle. Movements just the same as thoughts are energy. In combat the energy is used to manipulate your opponent or avoid being manipulated; counter attacks, footwork adjustments and dominating power will lead you to the fate of your fray. The biggest advantage being of course the ability to mentally dominate your opponent rather than physically. If you can make your opponent believe he is weaker than you, then indeed he is. Being able to perceive the truth, if even only for a glimpse, can still reduce mental distraction gaining us true advantage. In short you can say life is fighting, o