Bill Wolfe, traditional approach

The Art of War & Sun Tzu

I love it when people tell me I need to read Sun Tzu’s “Art of War” or the “Book of Five Rings” especially when they tell me how the military interrupts the ‘Art of War’ when they themselves have never served in the military. These are the same people who tell me military traditions or…

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Wolfe won’t reward you for poor performance

  Being a great martial artist, a great teacher or a great mentor requires one thing. To be great you need to be able to call forth your very best qualities every day, especially during difficult circumstances. So why then do students expect me to reward them for poor performance? Granted some of my training…

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Mothers Day – love for life

Happy Mothers Day I would like to introduce you to my dear old Mom, Nancy. Mom passed away a few years back and we all miss her dearly. I often wish she was here to meet her new grandchild but I know she is looking down with pride at Hilton. I can hear Mom giving…

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Who the Hell is Bill Wolfe

        After getting that comment I thought I would answer it! I am a Canadian ex-army and police, married and have spent over 5 decades studying the martial arts. I discovered my passion for the martial arts in 1962 and I have transformed that passion into a profession where I’m pleased to…

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Don’t Eat the Carrots

        Don’t Eat the Carrots I was taken aback, like many of you, with the Bombings in Boston.  I’m sure like many in the world you watched as the events unfolded before you on TV.  In fact, I was sitting in a local Vancouver coffee shop watching the customers watching the news…

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[Wolfes Combatives CORE] A not so easy four days!

    [Wolfes Combatives CORE Course] A not so easy four days! CORE is all about creating quality content and experiencing its effect is addicting. What’s even more exciting for me is that it’s about turning civilians into warriors. So once again we just finished those 4-days of training we call CORE and there is…

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7 People Stabbed in Random Attack

7 People Stabbed in Random Attack I think you should read this…http://bc.ctvnews.ca/seven-injured-in-west-end-apartment-stabbing-1.1138564 Here is Jeremy’s take on the incident because it happened across the street from his building. “This (see above Link) happened at the building right across the alley from me.  I could not park at my building after Thursday’s knife class.” And then…

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Tips to Get Back on Track with Your Goals

[Flex your Wolfes Combatives Muscles] Tips to Get Back on Track with Your Goals to Build your Mind & Body and healthy lifestyle   Did you set out to make a “fresh start” because the New Year was the “perfect time” to improve upon some area of your life? For most of us, we resolve…

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The dog asked, why all the new running Shoes?

Whiskey and I were out on one of our several daily walks, (he’s the family dog in case you’ve not met him), and he was asking me why everyone was walking around wearing new running shoes. So I told him, “it’s probably because of all the New Year’s fitness resolutions they have been making and…

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Another New Year’s Resolution

Another New Year’s Resolution “Humans don’t rise to the occasion.” – Archilochus “Instead, we fall to our level of training and experience.” Archilochus, a Greek soldier–poet, wasn’t thinking about his New Year’s resolution when he said this 2800 years ago. But in my experience as a human being, military/police/martial art instructor, and someone who has…