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Kent Fung

Kent Fung
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Kent Fung is a freelance writer, concentrating on financial writing. He was previously the business editor at a Boston daily newspaper and he worked as a freelance political and commercial writer and as a graphics specialist. He has a undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Chicago. Much of his spare time is devoted to learning and practicing the martial arts. He has been training, in one style or another, for over 20 years. This includes intense study in two styles (He holds instructor ranking in one) and dabbling (less than one year instruction) in a handful of others.

Descriptions of Internal Martial Arts

Regarding Falun, if you look at their situation, you have to realize that they are at least partly to blame for their troubles in...

A Tooth from the Tiger’s Mouth

How to Treat Your Injuries with Powerful Healing Secrets of the Great Chinese Warriors A Tooth from the Tiger's Mouth, was written by By Tom Bisio,...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Groundfighting Dissected

Anyone who's been involved in the martial arts for the past 10 years has heard of Gracie jujitsu ("GJJ"). A Brazilian modification of old-time...

The Link Between Martial Arts and Fitness

Many martial arts schools claim that studying their art is a great way to get fit, lose weight, and improve health. In reality, however,...

Why it Sucks to be the Wife of a Martial Artists

1. Your husband never wants to see any movie anymore unless it stars Jackie Chan, Jet Li, or Bruce Lee, or was directed by...

Humiliation: It Does the Fighter Good

Humiliation is good for you - martial artist or not - even if it stings the ego a little if it gives you the...

Martial Arts Tough Guy

I’m not generally a big fan of this whole blogging phenomenon, but I recently discovered this blog written by a bouncer at two New...

Power vs. Technique

A common refrain heard at many McDojo’s is the hyperbolic truism that “Size/Strength doesn't matter.” Do me a favor. If you ever hear a sensei...

Break It Down: Breaking in Martial Arts

A prevailing image associated with the martial arts is that of an intense, screaming guy in pajamas screaming as he breaks a board, or...

Dealing With Injuries

Martial arts training is largely a physical activity. In this, it can be compared to any other high-intensity sport. What that means is that...

Adding Other Martial Arts Styles to Your Repertoire

Cross-Training in Other Martial Arts Styles: Seeking training in a second (or third or fourth) martial art is not a novel concept. Monks at the legendary...

Choosing the Good Teacher – The Right Stuff

Choosing the good teacher in a different martial art may be better than training with a bad teacher in the martial art you want to study. For years, I...

When is a Child Ready To Begin Martial Arts Training

A common question asked by parents considering enrolling their children in a martial arts class is how young a child can begin martial arts...

School, Culture or Why Do Martial Artists Act So Wierd

If you've never been exposed to the martial arts, the first thing you'll probably notice when you walk into a martial-arts school for the...

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