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The White Crane Podcast

The White Crane Podcast

By White Crane Podcast
...a friendly voice in your ear, offering insights, inspiration and ideas.

Mark Stevenson is a martial arts instructor - teaching tai chi, kung fu and Chinese kickboxing, based in Sussex, UK.
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Episode 7 - Community

The White Crane Podcast

Why you should be kickboxing
Mark's completely biased opinion on why kickboxing is great - and better than the gym!
September 16, 2019
Kung Fu & Kickboxing for Fitness
5 reasons that the arts of Kung Fu and kickboxing are so good for your all round physical and mental fitness!
September 09, 2019
Your First Lesson
Mark speaks briefly about what you can expect in your first class at White Crane Academy (as well as other reputable martial arts clubs)... It can be daunting starting a new activity but at WCA we're a friendly bunch and we were all beginners once, so we know exactly how you feel!
April 16, 2019
Just Do It
A tip on how to get active on a cold, dark night...
January 28, 2019
How White Crane Online can help if you havent exercised for a while...
Getting fit and healthy can seem like a daunting task, learn how our online tai chi community can help
November 29, 2018
A winter training tip
How to approach training in winter - the yin season!
November 29, 2018
Like frying a small fish
Random musings on a verse from the Tao Te Ching
October 29, 2018
Learning - a long term approach
Thoughts on how to learn something that takes a long time - such as a martial art, a language, an instrument...etc.
October 02, 2018
What to do if you can't be bothered to train...
A little piece of inspiration...
September 28, 2018
Be Like Water
The Tao Te Ching speaks of the yielding power of water. How is this reflected in martial arts and life?
September 18, 2018
Episode 7 - Community
A sense of community - one of often less though of benefits of martial arts training.
September 17, 2018
Episode 6 - A Short and Simple Morning Activity
A very simple, and quick, morning practice to set you up for the day.
September 13, 2018
Episode 5 - Yin Yang introduction
A brief intro to yin and Yang, as well as how they can influence your training and lifestyle.
September 10, 2018
Episode 4: Relaxation and Tension
September 05, 2018
Episode 3 - Using martial arts as a template for success
How your martial arts training can help you succeed in other areas of your life.
September 02, 2018
Episode 2 - Meditation and Defragmentation
An analogy between meditation and how a computer works!
August 29, 2018
White Crane Podcast: Episode 1
A tip on how to avoid decision fatigue when training
August 29, 2018