The mind is the hardest and most important ‘muscle’ in the body to train. Nothing can be achieved without training it. The 2 enemies of the mind are laziness and distraction and this applies to both coaches and students. How many times do you correct the same points on the same students for months and even years and yet they still don’t make the correction themselves each time they move? That’s right – unconscious laziness. They think they are ‘training’ when they should be paying attention. How many times does the coach look at the student and not do the … Continue reading Enemies Of The Mind
Chi travels in a vacuum. The fajin of the Shi Kon Yang Style of Tai Chi is unlike that usually shown on video by many other martial artists. It is certainly not unique and conforms to the classics but not … Continue reading Chi Travels In A Vacuum
Working in security for many years and in the Fire Service, we used to communicate with radio transmitters. To transmit you would press the button on the microphone with your thumb and to receive you would have to take your … Continue reading Listening Energy…
My name is Steve Rowe and I have practiced martial arts for 50 years, I am Chief Instructor to Shi Kon Martial Arts International and have written books, articles for magazines and blogged for many years. There are about 300 … Continue reading Welcome To My Blog
The monthly masterclass seminars for adults and children are at the Chatham Dojo and cost children £10, adult Dojo members £20 and £30 for non members. 2020 January 11th & 12th Advanced Tai Chi Coaching Programme 18th Kung Fu Kids 19th Adult Seminar 25th Tai Chi Club Coaching Programme February 8th & 9th Advanced Tai Chi Coaching Programme 15th Kung Fu Kids 16th Adult Seminar 22nd Tai Chi Club Coaching Programme March 7th & 8th Advanced Tai Chi Coaching Programme 14th Kung Fu Kids 15th Adult Seminar 21st Tai Chi Club Coaching Programme April 4th & 5th Advanced Tai Chi … Continue reading Calendar Of Steve Rowe Seminars
Shi Kon Tai Chi Coaching Qualification IntroductionThis one day a month for 10 months intensive course will be taught personally by Steve Rowe 9th Dan, an internationally renowned Tai Chi teacher, Chairman and founder of both the Martial Arts Standards … Continue reading Tai Chi Coaching Programme 2020
From Dill Young – Karate Instructor I was introduced to Steve Rowe many years ago through the pages of Combat and Traditional Karate magazines. His insights and subject matter always interested me and stood out from the crowd. I finally got to meet and train under him on his regular summer school during the mid to late 90’s in Chatham. Over the years I have had the pleasure of studying with him on and off as I pursued my Karate career to the present day, training in most of the major systems including trips to Okinawa. I only had a … Continue reading What Did The Shi Kon Tai Chi Coaching Programme Participants Think?