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March 2012

Mar
30
2012

New View: China’s Living , Surveys

Vincent Lynch has been assembling this series, with the invaluable help of George Xu, for years. Here is a selection of videos from  One Hand Videos well-known series “China’s Living Treaures” which, as far as martial arts goes, lives up to its name. In this presentation we concentrte on CLT’s demonstrations of top instructors and […]

Mar
29
2012

New: VCD 1731 Xing Yi Meridian Sword

Dubbed, not subtitled, a strong form Xing Yi straight sword set by champion, Zhang Xi Zheng.

Mar
28
2012

Standing Still

Personally, I continue to believe that standing practice is important and useful. The trouble is that there is a deep, deep contradiction in the way it is taught in many schools.

Mar
27
2012

New View: Cheng & Tian Bagua, Emei Boxing

More videos of our represented styles: Cheng Bagua, Emei Mountain Kung Fu and Tian style Bagua Zhang.

Mar
25
2012

Demonstration by Master Liou Wan Fu

A demonstration by the man (72 years old) who taught George Xu the Dragon Bagua and the Double Sabers…

Mar
24
2012

A Life in Crane Boxing

Not so much an instructional book as an overview of Crane style Kung Fu including the main teachers and their sometimes misunderstandings.

Mar
22
2012

Interview: The Shifting Patterns of Bagua

Q: You’re at the end of your new book on Bagua , just about to send it to the printer; what inspired you to write this book in the first place? A: A lot of people who bought my Bagua DVD asked me to write a book. That’s what we call “a clue,” Spencer. Also, […]

Mar
18
2012

Tim Cartmell’s Traditional Sun style Taijiquan

… Tim Cartmell has produced a series that delivers in accurate modern terminology the essence of the Sun style of Taijiquan.

Mar
15
2012

Chen Tai Chi Pole Practices

There are many methods with the Chen partner exercises for the pole. Some benefits are that it forces the entire body to utilize Reeling Silk. It changes distance perceptions. It unified and coordinates the hands. It firms up the stances…

Mar
12
2012

The Search for Jin

Fa Jin or Issuing Energy is a crucial part of Chinese Martial Arts. But what is Fa Jin, really, and —as far as combat goes— does it actually work?

Mar
8
2012

Entering the Door of Bagua

I would suggest this “structure” form as a great way to build your Bagua foundation.

Mar
5
2012

New View: Bajiquan and Cha Quan

Yet some more on-site  videos we just posted. This time we show Baji and Cha (Zha) Boxing both in the VCD format. Both are in Chinese but, as you will see, pretty self-explanatory.  We will continue to preview more DVDs, VCDs and books in our spare hours… Wu Lian Zhi’s Baji Quan The long fist […]

Mar
3
2012

Luo Han Boxing

Here is a nicely presented text on the Luo Han boxing available in Taiwan.