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KFA Annual Tournament 2016!

The KFA Annual Tournament for 2016 is fast approaching! Open to all KFA members, the tournament offers you an opportunity to display your skill over a variety of martial challenges! Saturday 27th August Peewees: 9-10.30am Kids: 10....

Bagua Zhang seminar with Master Fong Lee

Bagua Zhang with Master Fong Lee 8 Stationary Palms & 8 Mother Palms Bagua Zhang is the one of the 3 major internal martial arts, sometime referred to as “the art of walking the circle”. It uses the palms rather than fists,...

The Necessity of Shaolin Combat

It seems that in the last 30 years the popularity and applications of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) combat has rendered the traditional Shaolin combat styles obsolete. However, the applications of Shaolin traditional styles are often misunderstood. Her...

Knowing Your Weapon

There are two major hurdles that all martial arts practitioners should overcome when training with weapons. These hurdles should be overcome naturally, they are not techniques that you can directly and purposefully practice for and they are not so...

A sparrer's mindset

A sparrer's mindset   For the beginner, sparring is often a scary experience. Who could blame them? There's gloves, legs, knees and all sorts of body parts flying at them at high speed. People get injured. Often.   ...

Remembering Sigong...

Sigong Keith I. Blackburn:   I knew him as a martial artist, a teacher and a mentor. He was there to pass on his knowledge and we were there to learn. He was able to work with everyone, connect with everyone and teach each individual;...

Timing, speed and accuracy

One of the key characteristics that separates good martial arts practitioners from the rest is the ability to execute the intended offensive or defensive technique at the right moment. In order to do this effectively, three key elements need to be...