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Friday, April 18, 2014

Kung Fu Tea - Zhang Sanfeng: Political Ideology, Myth Making and the Great Taijiquan Debate


 



Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Gao Style Bagua with Luo De Xiu - Practice and Application

"Gao Style Baguazhang: Practice and Application(VHS), with Ba Gua expert Luo De Xiu.

In this one hour video Luo De Xiu demonstrates four different circle walking methods, shows numerous applications of the Gao style form, demonstrates six of the Gao style Post-Heaven straight-line Ba Gua forms with numerous applications, and teaches Ba Gua relaxation Qi Gong.

Luo De Xiu, who has been featured in Inside Kung Fu Magazine, the Pa Kua Chang Journal, and the Journal of Asian Martial Arts, was one of the senior students of Hong Yi Xiang, studied 2nd generation Ba Gua master Gao Yi Sheng's Ba Gua with several of Zhang Jun Feng's (3rd generation) top students, and studied intensively with Sun Xi Kun's (fourth generation Pa Kua lineage holder) student Liu Jian."

Monday, April 14, 2014

Tim Shirley at the 2014 New York International Open IBJJF Championship

Want to say nice job to my friend Tim Shirley on his win at this years New York International Open IBJJF Championship!
First place brown belt feather weight division
First place brown belt absolute division


Thursday, April 10, 2014

Jackie Chan Picks A Fight With Bruce Lee





"George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight gets Jackie Chan's Best Story Ever: for a young martial arts performer, getting to act opposite Bruce Lee was a huge honour - and Jackie Chan got the chance on the set of 'Enter the Dragon'. But things didn't exactly go according to plan.

When Bruce accidentally hit Jackie in the head, he felt awful. Which allowed Jackie to spend a little quality time with his idol.

Jackie's in Toronto to introduce screenings of three of his classic films, 'Drunken Master', 'Police Story', and 'The Legend of Drunken Master'."

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Chinese Martial Arts School - 1927

 
                Heibi Chinese Martial Arts School, located in Tianjin 1927. Source Taiping Institute