The image of martial arts students training outdoors is pervasive. From Beijing parks to the Shaolin Temple, from Hollywood and Hong Kong movies to "Kung Fu Panda," the romance of outdoor training captures our imaginations. That attractive image may have some justification. Modern psychologists speak of the outdoors as a cure for "nature deprivation disorder." Qigong masters speak of absorbing and using the qi of the natural world. The question then is how to train outside, how to absorb the benefits of nature, without absorbing an unhealthy amount of ultraviolet radiation, the cause of sunburn. The Problem of Sunburn Sunburn.....
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Chris Hall a retired professional fighter and in 1995 he fought the heavyweight championship of the world. In 2009 Chris was honored to be inducted into the Martial Art Hall of Fame.
Chris serves as a technology leader and manages a team of highly experienced database administrators and Windows Server Engineers. He is a published author on SQL Server performance improvement and monitoring, and has obtained the certifications of CLSSBB, ITIL v.3 MCDBA, MCSD, MCITP, MCTS, and many more.
Chris is a Freemason and am a Past Master of Devotion Lodge #160 F & AM. He is also a member of the Lexington Scottish Rite, Lexington York Rite, Oleika Shrine, and Order of the Eastern Star.
Chris enjoys participating in competitive powerlifting and has 3 state records.
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