The Bug Within

It was an average enough day. Nothing out of the ordinary, when a strange man came up to me at work. I was helpful and got him what he needed, but I had second thoughts about his mental competence. He went on his way, and I went mine, thinking nothing more of him and moving on…

And He Could Show Up Any Day Now…

We hovered around the door, watching the young man testing play his staff form for a minute or so before the baritone voice of Sigung Fogg asked; “Would you guys like to come in?” Everyone stopped what they were doing to find some extra chairs as we tried to quickly (and subtly?) make our way…

From a Personal Trainer’s Perspective:

Many times while I am at work at the gym I am asked about my Kung Fu training. I have been a student of Sifu Brandon Jones for about 8-1/2 years. I am also a personal trainer, certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, since March of 2002. Although I had lifted weights for…

Jow Ga: The Navy SEAL of Kung Fu

The U.S. Kung Fu Exchange is rapidly approaching two-thousand members worldwide. Of those 2000, less than 35 people have earned the title Jow Ga. That’s not even 2%. Now think about how many people are in the U.S. Military and how many of those (who have the desire) become a Navy SEAL? Considering that the…

Boxer Rebellion v2.0:

…”Dude, you’re in my room.” I had to get my legs untangled from my sheets. I wanted to kick him in the head first. “Screw ‘em,” Jeff shouted. He lunged and smacked the guy closest to him in the jaw. Then all hell broke lose. As Jeff swung away, I dove off my bunk and…

Boxer Rebellion v1.0:

You know when you have those dreams where you’re running around in your underwear? Well, that happened to me in reality. One of the craziest experiences I’ve had defending myself was in college when my roommate and I took on an entire fraternity inside our Cracker-Jack-box-size dorm room. He was fully clothed and drunk. I…