" Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. "
Mahatma Gandhi

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Surviving the Scourge of COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared coronavirus COVID-19 a pandemic on the 12th of March 2020.  The deadly virus has claimed many lives and seems to be particularly fatal to the elderly and those with underlying health conditions.

Bruce Lee - featured Martial Artist

As our first featured Martial Artist, it is really fitting and a real honour to present the legend that is Lee Jun Fan or Bruce Lee as he is better known.

Bruce Lee embodies the pursuit of the highest limits of human potential.  He was a prolific Martial Artist who ultimately opened-up Martial Arts to the world through his iconic movies, demonstrations and philosophy.

Body Mind Technique

Shin Gi Tai is a principle that defines the complete Martial Artist.  It describes a delicate balance between Mind, Technique and Body. 

As a Martial Artist, you should strive to be accomplished in all three aspects, thereby improving your effectiveness as a practitioner and quality in the expression of your Martial Art.  The ultimate aim is to become a complete Martial Artist.

Martial Arts Mastery

Shu Ha Ri is a universal principle that can be applied to all disciplines.  The principle describes the natural order in which mastery is attained, given that enough effort, time and deliberate practice has been applied.  This principle, being universal, is a naturally occurring process that is supplemented by the notion that the journey is more significant than the destination.  However, possessing an awareness of it, makes one an even more powerful practitioner in their chosen field. 

Warrior Spirit

Have you ever wondered what makes a great Martial Artist?  What are the key features that, when combined, makes one warrior superior to another?  Or maybe, what is the mindset that one must have to engage in and be successful during combat?  I have often found myself asking these questions throughout my Martial Arts journey and have found that the battle strategy referred to as Furinkazan is really useful in describing what it takes to constantly improve and achieve success.

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