Running Fist was founded in 1983 by Sijo James Robinson. First taught in New York, Running Fist is now being taught in various locations around the United States and other locations around the world.
“No matter what name you give to a sword, a blade serves but one purpose – to vanquish your opponent”
No matter what name you call your martial discipline, Karate, Kung-fu, Jiu-jitsu, Aikido, Judo etc…all martial arts serve a single purpose, to defend yourself and your love ones.
Similar to the way in which a flowing body of water adapts to obstacles in its path. Running Fist Kung Fu teaches the practitioner that each technique should continuously give rise to another technique without hesitation; the tempo and flow of these techniques should rapidly increases in speed.
This will give the Running Fist practitioner the ability to land a continuous combination strikes against that person. For example: When a drop of water is followed by another drop it has the potential to become a steady stream of water.
Running Fist helps the student develop spiritually, mentally and physically, so that he or she can readily adapt to the many challenges of every day life. Running Fist is a martial philosophy that carries over into daily living. It is our belief that by developing the depth of your mind, the strength of your body and the vastness of your spirit, you can accomplish anything…
Our philosophy is to teach the practitioner or student the concepts of martial engagement, but whenever possible, to choose the path of least resistance. This approach ensures that a student can easily adapt to the variables of a given situation. Similar to the way in which a flowing body of water adapts and overcomes obstacles in its path. Running Fist Kung-Fu teaches the practitioner that each defensive and offensive technique should gives birth to another. This will increase the practitioner’s speed; It will give the practitioner multiple ways to manipulate the opponent’s defense and increase the ability to land combination strikes against the opponent. For example: When a drop of water is followed by another drop it has the potential to become a steady stream of water.