A tribute to Shi Yan Neng, a real master Short info Shi Yan Neng (Xing Yu, Zhang Shu Wu) is a Shaolin monk of the 32nd generation and a Kung Fu movie actor. Note – This article has been asked by one of our Core Course practitioners on Patreon (see how to attend our home […]
How do we choose Real Masters?
We have created this collection of martial arts masters with the idea of sharing names that:
- Are points of reference – In each martial art, we try to find the most important / recognized / interesting teachers and after having analyzed their work we choose whether to add them or not
- Are easy to find – They can be easily found online and / or offline; this is not a list of the best possible masters, it’s a selection of the ones that are easy to learn from (it’s for this reason that we do not add disappeared persons)
- We do not necessarily embrace 100% – As is natural, some of these masters do, exaggerate, promote or say things that we do not share but this does not stop us from learning something from them
A note by Master Kongling – 6 Dragons Kung Fu encourages multiple experiences. It is up to the wise practitioner to discern between what is lawful, effective, real and what is not.
Is it possible to start to train at a high-level from home? The answer is not easy, because the real problem is another and the perspective is: completely wrong (read also Online learning and martial arts: is it possible?). The point is that every aspect of martial preparation is fundamental (the perfection is made by […]
In this article we are going to compare 5 attitudes of a good instructor with 5 of a bad one; the idea is to be able to recognize immediately poor teachers. Humble or arrogant? The good master: He has self-esteem He does not hide his limits He never claims to be an expert The bad […]
A tribute to Rener Gracie, a real master Short info Rener Gracie is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu master, head instructor at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy and co-founder of Gracie University. Note – This article has been asked by one of our Core Course practitioners on Patreon (see how to attend our home study classes here Learn Kung […]