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What is a Sifu Anyway?

Shifu (simplified Chinese: 师傅 or 师父; traditional Chinese: 師傅 or 師父; pinyin: shīfu), or sifu in Cantonese is a title for and role of a skillful person or a master. The character 師/师 means “skilled person” or “teacher”, while the meaning of 傅 is “tutor” and the meaning of 父 … Continue reading

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Practical vs Theory

Practical vs Theory (Martial Arts & Business) In my opinion, there’s a sweet spot between too much theory and too much practical, which is what I refer to as “applied“. Too much theory will get run over in a confrontation, … Continue reading

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Risk Management vs Risk Avoidance

Risk Management vs Risk Avoidance – when it comes to martial arts, this is my take. Risk management is the actual assessment of the situation (eg taking note of your surroundings, being aware of other potential problems as well as … Continue reading

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Anger, Contempt & Disgust Indicators of Violence & Dangerous Intent: Risk Prevention

“Among leaders of groups that committed aggressive acts, there was a significant increase in expressions of anger, contempt and disgust from 3 to 6 months prior to the group committing an act of violence. For nonviolent groups, expressions of anger, … Continue reading

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