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  Ip Man was a famous Chinese Martial Artist whose most 'famous' student was Bruce Lee.  The topic of this blog entry is the richness of his Code of Conduct which contains elements I incorporate into my studio to help foster safety & respect.  There are four movies covering Ip Mans life; all of them reflect the character of a Martial Artist I respect !   


Remain disciplined – Conduct yourself ethically as a martial artist.

Practice courtesy and righteousness – Serve the society and respect your elders.

Love your fellow students – Be united and avoid conflicts.

Limit your desires and pursuit of bodily pleasures – Preserve the proper spirit.

Train diligently – Maintain your skills. 

Learn to develop spiritual tranquility – Abstain from arguments and fights.

Participate in society – Be moderate and gentle in your manners.

Help the weak and the very young – Use martial skills for the good of humanity.

Pass on the tradition – Preserve this Chinese art and rules of conduct.






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Most of the masters of the martial arts practice the art of calligraphy which is in itself considered to be the seventh martial art. For is not the ability to make the stroke flow naturally, to let the brush move freely across a thin piece of paper, also a superior struggle of the most testing kind? The spontaneous stroke of the brush is reminiscent of the quick free thrust of the sword or the freedom of the arrow fired effortlessly. Wherever there is distress, worry or swiftness of action.


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Our First Blog Entry


Tai Chi Chuan is a defensive Martial Art, like Judo and Akido. The movements flow from a peaceful mind for peaceful purposes.


 For more information on the origins of this art as well as Tai Chi, click on this link