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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Xingyi Pi Quan Demo - Hong Yi Xiang and Marcus Brinkman

 

"Over 30 years ago, in Taipei as a student of the late Master Hung Yixiang, getting a hands on demo from Hung and his son eldest son (Tiger).  I believe this was filmed in 1986 or 87. - Marcus Brinkman"

My teacher Marcus Brinkman - Learn Xingyi Quan at Boulder Internal Martial Arts


Saturday, October 17, 2020

The art of the Sword - trans. Scott M. Rodell


莊子曰:

夫為劍者,示之以虛,
開之以利,後之以發,
先之以至。

Zhuangzi Wrote,
"The art of the jian is to deliberately expose a weakness,
giving the enemy the impression they have the opportunity to attack.
Your hand moves after the enemy, but your jian strikes first.”
-trans. Scott M. Rodell

found HERE 

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Tai Chi Chuan - Push Hands with Fu Zhong Wen

 Tai Chi Chuan - Push Hands with Fu Zhong Wen

"Grand Master Fu Zhong Wen at 87 demonstrating Push Hands with my Kung Fu Brother Fu Qing Quan 16 years old..Fu Zhong Wen a Yang Family Member was the leading disciple of Yang Chen Fu and his 4th generation successor. He was regarded as the family head from 1936 to 1994. His son Fu Sheng Yuan (1931 to 2017) was 5th Generation patriarch of the Yang Family and his successor.. Fu demonstrates how the Push Hands should be performed including several martial techniques. Note no rocking no waving arms just very centred movements where folding neutralises an attack. From this point refined strength Fa Jin can be easily applied"