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Applied Leverage

A history lesson Imagine a $100 Billion company’s network goes down. For every minute they’re disconnected, they’re losing out on tens of thousands of dollars. A technician is called in at twice his already hefty fee (with a guaranteed 5 hour minimum) to solve the issue. After a quick look around the server room...

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The Mind Leads

On Taking Direct Action in a Martial Arts Context 一個聰明人做出自己的決定,但一個無知的人遵循輿論。 A wise person makes their own decisions, but a foolish person follows public opinion. Two of the more popular topics of Social Media & the Online World are self-improvement & politics. From diet to exercise, education to ethics, there is no shortage of people...

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Play Your Scales

The summer I turned 13 I decided I was going to learn how to juggle. I’d grown up my whole life watching my dad and his three brothers juggle during family gatherings, picnics, and it was finally time for me to learn. Dad patiently taught me the basics: 95% of juggling consists of either...

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Keyboard Warriors

Seems like most online spaces for martial arts training are dedicated more to in-fighting and bickering than cultivating personal skills and encouraging others. There’s a common refrain I see in the comments sections of videos and on Reddit that goes a little something like this: That’s not at all realistic! Let me see you...

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Chum Kiu in VR

Chum Kiu is the second form in the Wing Chun system and it deals with putting your postures into motion with direct & indirect movements. Check it out!...

Introduction to Meditation

Meditating takes determination, patience, discipline, and a whole lot of other qualities we think we want, but usually don’t put the energy into developing because it’s painful. Guess what, you’re already in pain so why not make something useful out of it?...

Siu Nim Tau in Virtual Reality

Siu Nim Tau is the first form of the Wing Chun system, so I slapped some inertial sensors on my body with the help of a buddy who owns the rig, and recorded the whole thing! I’m excited to bring the 400 year old tradition into the 21st century!...

First Time Weightlifting

Now that the Chicago Wing Chun Meetup group is gathering at a powerlifting gym, I figured it would be a good opportunity to make use of their amazing facility. Starting small so I have room to improve! Check it out....

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