traditional arts

Liuhe Quan

It is one thing to be an expert of an ancient craft, it is much more impressive to be able to facilitate that wisdom to a modern audience in a manner easily understood.

Enter Henny Eleonora.
Listen to Henny teach and you will hear complex classical ideas properly understood, clearly expressed, and applied in powerful ways.

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Kung Fu Stance
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There are thousands of martial arts techniques. Students learn everything from blocks, kicks, and punches, to weapons, katas, and more. However, just as the maxim states, that one must walk before they run, the first and most important technique is to stand.
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fact check

With a world as vast as ours is, it is no surprise that there is a large amount of opinions and information regarding the martial arts we train. Sifting through the conflicting ideas to find the truth can be difficult, however it is an important step for anybody wishing to steer their training in a good direction.

Luckily, you aren't alone in your pursuit for the truth in martial arts.

We previously listed seven common misunderstandings martial art students have, now here are seven more!

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Colton Brown Judoka

Martial arts teaches more than techniques for fighting or sport, it expands the student's horizons and teaches lessons that apply to life beyond the mat. Colton Brown, from Piscataway, N.J. has traveled the world as a Judo competitor, and after an impressive career that has included the 2016 and 2020 Olympics, Brown announced his retirement as a Judo competitor from Tokyo. Thankfully, Brown shared his answers to the five questions that have been asked of members of the USA Judo Team. Read his answers below, and heed the wisdom of an apex competitor.

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