Covid Kung Fu And Pandemic Practices

How does a physical practice involving people interacting survive a world on lockdown? Welcome to The Water Method; thoughts and theories on Tai Chi in the modern world. In today’s post, I’ll be musing about the current Covid 19 lockdown and some of it’s knock on effects in the world of martial arts. How doContinue reading “Covid Kung Fu And Pandemic Practices”

How Many Forms Are Too Many?

Is the learning of endless forms necessary for improvement as a martial artist? Welcome to The Water Method; thoughts and theories on Tai Chi in the modern world. In today’s post, I’ll be discussing whether or not the repetitive learning of countless forms is a help or a hindrance to our practice. Just how manyContinue reading “How Many Forms Are Too Many?”

Who Carries A Sword Anyway?

The benefits of learning outdated weapons in the modern world. Welcome to The Water Method; thoughts and theories on Tai Chi in the modern world. In today’s post, I’ll be talking about why the fan, the sword and the staff are always good to know, even today. Do you remember that time that you wereContinue reading “Who Carries A Sword Anyway?”

The Way Of The Intercepting Style

Jeet Kune Do and putting the Chu’an back into Tai Chi Chu’an. Welcome to The Water Method; thoughts and theories on Tai Chi in the modern world. In today’s post, I’ll be talking about the philosophy of Tai Chi and it’s similarities to Bruce Lee’s martial art, Jeet Kune Do. As most people know, BruceContinue reading “The Way Of The Intercepting Style”

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