The ancient art of Kung Fu has been popularised by movies and many of us grew up enamoured with the gravity defying, super human feats of that these kung fu masters portray. It usually involves a weak protagonist going through gruelling training before achieving greatness. That's a story that we can all connect with. So, how much of what we know of Kung Fu is really indeed Kung Fu?
I traveled 146km North of Chiang Mai, round 762 turns along dangerous and narrow roads, to visit a humble kung fu training school situated on the mountain top of Pai. That's where I met Master Dave from Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat who shared the secrets of Kung Fu's reverse breathing technique, energy flow and how we can keep our chi balanced to beat stress.
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00:00 - 03:11 INTRODUCTION
03:12 - 04:21 HOLLWOOD KUNG FU VERSUS REAL KUNG FU
04:21 - 05:19 FINDING EQUILIBRIUM
05:19 - 06:17 PRINCIPLES OF KUNG FU
06:17 - 07:12 MEDITATION TIPS FOR BEGINNERS
07:12 - 07:51 THE REVERSE BREATHING TECHNIQUE
07:51 - 08:24 THE FLOW OF MOVEMENT & ENERGY
08:24 - 10:15 PURSING YOUR PASSION REQUIRES DECISIVE ACTION
10:15 - 11:32 EPILOGUE
Running a business is hard work. How does Emma handle the pressure of maintaining her late father's Bak Kut Teh business with 30 over years of heritage? What are some of the sacrifices she has to make as a business woman?
Also, I get a chance to play Bak Kut Teh Chef for a day. Watch how I fumble around trying to whip up my very own lunch.
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00:00 - 02:12 INTRODUCTION
02:12 - 03:20 #1 CHALLENGE FACED BY FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS
03:20 - 03:53 HOW EASY IS IT TO START A F&B BUSINESS?
03:53 - 04:33 THE SECRET TO RUNNING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS
04:33 - 05:04 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE F&B BUSINESS
05:04 - 05:56 MOTIVATION & INNOVATION
05:56 - 08:20 THE ALPH MIND CHALLENGE
08:20 - 08:50 THE BAK KUT TEH TASTE TEST
08:50 - 09:57 EPILOGUE