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10 best martial arts movies – ever!

Ok so this is going to be a well subjective opinion. In fact this was a hard post to put together as I’m a massive fan of martial arts movies so narrowing this list down to the “best” 10 was a very hard thing ...
by Ben Heys
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Exercises to do while the kettle boils

Staying in some kind of shape doesn’t take hours a day. And it’s a good thing, because I’m a lazy bastard. Sure it’s good when you get into the habit of doing 3-5 several hour real workouts every week. W...
by Ben Heys
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Creatine supplement

What is creatine?

In general and simple terms creatine is a natural substance that resides in skeletal muscles of vertebrates (yeah, that means us) which aids in energy delivery and maximum power for high intensity workouts. It also helps in the...
by Ben Heys
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The Art of War

The Art of War might have been written over 2 thousand years ago but it is still studied this day in top universities, business schools and military training programs the world over. It is also one of the oldest and most succes...
by Ben Heys
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Home defence tactics
 
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Chinese Kung fu terms

I thought I’d put together a list of Chinese terms used in Kung fu (for me specifically Wing Chun). These terms are all taken from the Chinese language, they all denote a family type of structure as that is the way a Kung...
by Ben Heys
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Motivation in martial arts

We all go through periods of low motivation. Times when it’s hard to get out there and do the workout you know you should, whether that’s fashion photography or just the grocery shopping. Times when going for that r...
by Ben Heys
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Stretching scientifically

Stretching has changed an awful lot over the past decade or two as science uncovers more and more about how the body works. In this article I’m going to give a brief summary of some of the information provided in the book...
by Ben Heys
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Learning martial arts at home

These days more and more people are turning to the web to learn things at home. You can find resources. both paid and free to learn most things, from blogs to written tutorials and you tube vidoes to full blown expensive multi-...
by Ben Heys
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Martial arts protective gear

Martial arts training can not only be a lot of fun but can also provide tremendous physical and psychological benefits. However if the self defence aspect of the martial arts is a strong factor as to your motivation for trainin...
by Ben Heys
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