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Piotr and the dangers of a confrontation. Plus the dark side of a fight won.

Who is Piotr? He was a security guard in the North of Germany. He was a father. He did his job protecting people. Two of the favourite quotations on his Facebook site read: “Trust is good, control is better.” Lenin 

What's in a logo? My way of teaching Wing Tsun Kung Fu!

A lot goes into a logo. Everything; and by the same token as little as possible. For years now, I have had my ideas of what I would like to see in an ideal logo. After almost 28 years, it was time to brand my way of teaching Wing Tsun Kung Fu, ... 

Heavy Metal and Kung Fu - Believe in your dreams ... and work bloody hard for it!

Blog: Heavy Metal and Kung Fu - Believe in your dreams ... and work bloody hard for it! Go to realisticselfdefense.net/blog/index.blog/2231540/heavy-metal/

Do you have to be 1/8th Samurai to improve your Wing Tsun Kung Fu?

Blog: Do you have to be 1/8th Samurai to improve your Wing Tsun Kung Fu? Go to realisticselfdefense.net/blog/index.blog/2232899/do-you/

New post of 2-part article series at Wing Tsun Kung Fu Vancouver blog

The Tan-Sau of death and other secret techniques of Wing Tsun Kung Fu - part 1 of 2 or The 10-hour Chi-Sau marathon, thoughts on a Wing Tsun training method

Post at Wing Tsun Kung Fu Vancouver Blog by Ralph Haenel, Sept 7 2009

How much fitness and prior martial arts skills are needed to learn Wing Tsun Kung Fu?

Go to http://www.realisticselfdefense.net/blog/index.blog?from=20090907

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?

Kung Fu fighting with Vancouver's Helen Stortini from the unemploymentroadshow.com - Roadshow stop:

The air in the narrow studio was sticky from sweat and laboured breathing. Slightly worn from an intense round of sparring, sixteen men lined up before me awaiting instruction. They ranged in ability from beginner to 2nd grade instructors, but even the newest of the beginners was more experienced than me. (Since I don’t think six months of watching Bruce Lee films with my post-college boyfriend counts as Kung Fu training.) And there was no way to fool them otherwise — I had already made a rookie mistake of greeting them with a hand gesture that implied I wanted to fight, not say hello.

Back to Basics? We never left!

http://tinyurl.com/kungfu-basics Facebook note with the title "Back to Basics? We never left!"

Martial arts training concepts beyond tradition and technique

http://tinyurl.com/wingtsun-note my facebook note about martial arts training concepts beyond tradition and technique