I would say that one of the most frequently asked questions here at wushuzilla.com is about the Chinese athlete’s strength training.
As per my plan from yesterday’s blog, I strapped on my 361 Running Shoes, loaded up my iPod with some tunes and headed out in to the drizzly, damp weather to get my jog on.
Today it was back to the wushu guan. I arrived a little early and no one had shown up to unlock the door yet so I wandered over to the 2nd floor over-look for the gymnastics area. As I mentioned before, in our building there is Sanda below us, rhythmic gymnastics next to them, and then (non-rhythmic?) gymnastics across them them. But you can see the gymnastics rooms from the 2nd floor because they have some windows (in need of cleaning) that allow you to look down and see them training.
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It has been forever since my last blog.
After a long break for Spring Festival (Chinese New Years, Lantern Festival, etc.) I was finally able to get back to training. I knew that after almost a full month away from wushu I would be in for a good wushu beat-down and for the most part I wasn’t mistaken. I only lasted through the basics – just barely – and when they did nandu I went on the side and worked on some of my nanquan choreography – mainly end of the 3rd section transitioning to the 4th.They did full forms today, competi...Read more
After a long break for Spring Festival (Chinese New Years, Lantern Festival, etc.) I was finally able to get back to training.
Last night Ruhi and I had a wonderful dinner with Khalil and his mom at their home. While there he showed me these videos he made that were quite funny and I thought you guys would appreciate the martial arts humor. These are three of my favorites. Enjoy!
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Last night Ruhi and I had a wonderful dinner with Khalil and his mom at their home. While there he showed me these videos he made that were quite funny and I thought you guys would appreciate the martial arts humor. There are three of my favorites. Enjoy!
I am still in Hong Kong and will return to Xi’an on the 24th. I will blog and provide photos and what not from my trip once I have had a few days to reacclimate to home.
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Just a quick update to let you all know where I am and what I’m up to.
After a busy week Ruhi and I flew down to Guangzhou on Sunday afternoon/evening. We’ve been running around a lot and I’m going to write another more detailed blog later on when I have time, but here are a few highlights from the past 3 days:
*I met Kevin Spacey on Monday afternoon. I almost didn’t wash my hand again.
*I did some background acting/extra work behind Daniel Wu and Kevin Spacey on Tuesday evening. I ho...Read more
Tuesday I didn’t make it to practice, so I went on Wednesday instead.
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