To Kung Fu or not Kung Fu! - Should I train with injuries?

blog entry: To Kung Fu or not Kung Fu! - Should I train with injuries?

As a Wing Tsun instructor, I have often been asked about the ramifications of working out while being injured. Interestingly enough, the full 100% of injuries students have suffered, always originated from non-WingTsun activities. Most of them happened while playing (dangerous sports like) tennis, soccer, volleyball, snowboarding, hockey, jogging and yes, injuries caused for example by office and garden work related accidents. Knock on wood; in my 25 years of learning and teaching Wing Tsun Kung Fu, all I have seen in my classes are bruises here and there, sore muscles, and the rare bloody lip or nose. Never anything serious.
Here we are talking about questions I have received from members after having suffered a dislocated shoulder, pulled muscles, or ...
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