Archive | August, 2011

The Benefits of Learning Wushu in Singapore

August 31, 2011

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Learn Wushu to improve Strength, Flexibility and Co-ordination Ability Building physical and core strength is the most direct benefit of learning Wushu in Singapore. Many basic Wushu stances such as the Horse Stance (Ma Bu) and the Bow Stance (Gong Bu) builds leg and core muscles. The need to hold poses and maintain one’s form [...]

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Solo Wushu Training vs Group Wushu Training

August 29, 2011

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Solo wushu training vs Group wushu training

    Should Wushu training be done on your own? While most people think of it as an ineffective training method with no one to point out your mistakes for you, solo Wushu training does has its importance in improving one’s Wushu technique.   Group training, on the other hand, allows fellow practitioners to give [...]

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How to prepare for your Wushu Competition

August 28, 2011

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How to prepare for your Wushu Competition – Physically and Mentally

     As per any other competitions, it is important to be prepared for your Wushu Competition in order to achieve the best results. Any competitive Wushu athlete can tell you that his or her achievements in Wushu competitions could only be realized after many years of hard work and training. However, even one with [...]

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Can Sports Drink enhance your Wushu Training?

August 25, 2011

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  Can Sports Drink enhance your Wushu Training? In recent years, we witness the onslaught of different sports drinks such as 100plus, H-TWO-O, Redbull and Pokari Sweat etc competing in the sports/ isotonic drink category. All these sports drinks claim to hydrate better and provide the extra energy needed for sports. Sports drinks also help [...]

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Singapore Wushu and its influence by Media

August 20, 2011

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Singapore Wushu and its influence by Media

With a haul of 19 South East Asian Games medals and increasing number of Singapore mainstream schools incorporating Wushu as one of their co-curriculum activity, Wushu is proving itself to be a burgeoning sport in Singapore. However, despite numerous important international competitions and an Olympic parallel Wushu Competition held by Beijing in 2008, Wushu still [...]

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Basic Singapore Wushu Greeting Etiquette – Jing Li

August 15, 2011

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Wushu Salute

If you are a Singapore Wushu practitioner, or someone really fond of watching Wushu competitions and performances in Singapore, you’ll realise that before the start of a class or performance of a routines, practitioners will execute a formal greeting to their masters or the audience, called ‘Jing Li’, a ‘fist to palm’ salute. Singapore Wushu’s [...]

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Singapore National Wushu Competition 2011 – Ji Ti Quan – Hui Hwa

August 11, 2011

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Wushu Singapore Ji Ti Quan – Hui Hwa

Gold Medallist – Great skills is not enough. Great team work and timing is what counts!

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Singapore National Wushu Competition 2011 – Chang Quan – Zoe

August 11, 2011

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Wushu Singapore Chang Quan – Zoe

A showcase of great dexity, speed and stamina. Let’s hope we’ll see her in the National Team!

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Sports Science in Singapore Wushu

August 10, 2011

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Sports Science in Singapore Wushu

Many Singapore Wushu coaches have combined sports science with the Chinese Martial Arts, incorporating the understanding of human body dynamics into Singapore Wushu. The way Wushu is taught in Singapore today is parallel to the way many young Singaporeans are brought up, compulsory education with strong emphasis in Science. The teaching method is also possibly [...]

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