A FORTNIGHT WITH MASTERS {Sharing The Martial Joy}

A FORTNIGHT WITH MASTERS {Sharing The Martial Joy}

My recent training in Malaysia concluded with just over two weeks of celebrating Penang’s martial arts heritage and our organisation’s 30th anniversary. Banquets were had, speeches were made, demos were performed and awards of recognition were given. Master’s from...
SPIRIT TRAINING {Tai Chi Zombies}

SPIRIT TRAINING {Tai Chi Zombies}

That moment when you find yourself in the dark, with your eyes half closed, moving slowly, without a thought. When you know that there is a long journey ahead of you and there is no end in sight anytime soon. I’m trying to feel what’s going on in my body as my mind...
BITTERSWEET SURRENDER {Meditate On The Blade Part II}

BITTERSWEET SURRENDER {Meditate On The Blade Part II}

From now on we would not only leave the jovialness to a certain time and place, we would be expected to take the training a helluva lot more seriously and do exactly as he says if we were wanting to get good at this stuff. So no being late, no stupid jokes, no...
SHUT UP AND SWEAT {Meditate On The Blade Part I}

SHUT UP AND SWEAT {Meditate On The Blade Part I}

The pen is mightier than the sword, we have all heard. Going deeper into that saying, we find that the pen is an expression of the mind and so the mind is mightier than the sword. But I would like to take it one step further and say that the mind is the sword, the...