Bored of the same old workout classes? You’ll get a workout second-to-none at our Gold Coast fitness kickboxing classes and have a whole lot of fun at the same time. Kung Fu and kickboxing principles are combined in FitLife Martial Arts’ Kickboxa sessions, and whether you’re...

After a week’s rest over Easter, in a place like Lightning Ridge, away from the fast flowing river of modern life, I often find my mind pondering ideas like: “Train your Qi (chi) slowly, use your Qi (chi) fast.” “If you only train Kung Fu...

In the modern day arena of martial arts there are so many to choose from. How do you know which one is right for you? There are so many questions to ask yourself: Which one suits your body type, your mental outlook, or the values...

During our Chinese New Year celebrations for 2018 (where at one point we completed 44 performances in 4 days) I discovered that consuming energy drinks was a big help to get my 47 year old body through the ordeal without too much muscle soreness, fatigue,...

As we age our body degenerates. There is a loss of muscle power and the joints and connective tissues become weak and stiff. Our blood circulation stagnates and vitality decreases. Our glands function less optimally and our immune system fatigues. Rehabilitation and recovery times get...

Here are some classic Chinese proverbs that indicate the importance of exercise for good health and longevity. “Men are born soft and supple, dead they are stiff and hard. Plants are born tender and pliant; dead, they are brittle and dry. Thus whoever is stiff and...

I have spent nearly 25 years learning from various teachers in the fields of martial arts and traditional East Asian medicine. This 25 years has been a huge commitment of my time and finances. Most of this training has been done in what some may...

This quote from Jim Kwik really brings home the importance of discipline in the arts and exercise regimes we train at FitLife Martial Arts. Once you can set your habits in place through short term discipline then they will repay you in kind by becoming...