DOES TAI CHI BUILD POWER?

Yes, Tai Chi and all styles of gōngfu 功夫 styles, have exercises and methods to train and refine one’s explosive power. Through discipline and hard work, one is becoming more explosive. A term used to describe this explosiveness in traditional Chinese martial arts is fājìn, 發勁. There are various ways to fājìn or release power, …

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WILL PETR YAN VS TJ DILLASHAW HAPPEN?

WILL PETR YAN VS TJ DILLASHAW HAPPEN? Petr Yan came during an interview and he said, “I’m gonna beat Sterling and then I want T.J Dillashaw. This is one of those things that keeps rearing it’s head. The great kept secret of MMA and T.J. Dillashaw. Rumours have been about how great he has been …

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WHAT WAS CHARLES OLIVIERA BIG MISTAKE?

WHAT WAS CHARLES OLIVIERA BIG MISTAKE? Charles Oliveira has recently come out and said, “let me fight Poirier”. He then claimed he is the guy to bring Khabib back. The issue with that is if you are in the division, why do you even care if somebody comes back? SHOP AT AMAZON NOW Oculus Quest …

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WHAT IS SINKING IN TAI CHI?

I stand to be corrected with my explanations and may correct what I have written soon. On the subject of “sinking” in Tai Chi/ Tàijí quán 太极拳. This basic term refers to letting go off on any tension from the top of the body and allowing it to sink all the way into the ground. …

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DOES NATE DIAZ VS DUSTIN POIRIER MAKE SENSE?

DOES NATE DIAZ VS DUSTIN POIRIER MAKE SENSE? This is a wonderful question and our unofficial DeadlyDuels contributor, Uncle Chael Sonnen says the following: I was having a conversation earlier today. We fight fans, we cannot talk about 155 but this was the word said to me, “You cannot convince me because it makes no …

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WHY MARTIAL ARTS DOES MORE THAN MOTIVATE

In our distracted and drug-induced world, everybody is seeking positivity and avoiding the negative aspects of their lives. However, these negative aspects are either what we need to change or make pivoting decisions to resolve them. For example, being obese or unhealthy. Why? Whether it be TikTok, YouTube, or whatever may be the social platform. …

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WHY BRUCE LEE WAS WRONG ABOUT MARTIAL ARTS FORMS

Many people love Bruce Lee in the sense he seen as a titan when it comes to martial arts. He never claimed to be, but his charisma and some of his feats that awed Americans give off this illusion. He had his opinions about martial arts, and many took it as gospel. The forms in …

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MICHAEL CHANDLER HOW HE WON IN UFC 257

MICHAEL CHANDLER HOW HE WON IN UFC 257 Michael Chandler is a veteran in the MMA world, an uncrowned king marauding the sport. His name is whispered amongst the sports connoisseurs but unknown to the masses who only come to watch blood being spilled. And to those with ears to the ground, the man is …

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WHY CONOR LOST THE REMATCH DUSTIN: UFC 257

Having lost against Khabib Nurmagedov and losing the title, the Irishman realised like Rocky in Rocky 3. He had lost, ‘They Eye of Tiger”. The predatory instinct and the focus a tiger or a lion has once it launches on its prey. When he took on the likes of the Cowboy Cerrone and dismantled Cowboy …

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CONOR MCGREGOR UFC’S MOST ICONIC SUPERSTAR

CONOR MCGREGOR UFC’S MOST ICONIC SUPERSTAR Hate him or love him. There is no doubt the Irishman is the UFC’s most iconic superstar. He rose to prominence with the organisation, overshadowing the stars of the past. Those who do not fancy him, miss the point. SHOP ON AMAZON NOW MANSCAPED™ Electric Groin Hair Trimmer, The …

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