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Nov
17
2016

Chen With Your Hands Full

A quick announcement of three new book/vcd packages in one of our favorite series; these are on Chen Style Tai Chi Ball, Double Maces, and Eyebrow Staff. This series, which you will find scattered throughout the Plum site, gives you a book in both Chinese and English (en face) plus a VCD (in Chinese, subtitled […]

Dec
10
2014

Through the Back and Into the World

Later this week we’re going to add the first Tong Bei book and DVD set in English, authored by expert Jack Yan. Here’s some background information to familiarize you with the style. For some unknown reason, certain martial styles appear to capture a sudden, wider range of interest. In the case of Tong Bei, the […]

May
16
2014

Two more “Facing” Books

We add two more entries in our “en face” collection. This is one of the most popular series, especially for learning one of its representative forms. After all, you get the text in Chinese AND in English, and then a self-contained VCD (in Chinese, with English subtitles) to watch the performance and check your own. […]

Sep
24
2013

Three Swords Four Blades

We are posting, for the first time, a trio of sword and knife forms including the Miao Dao (forerunner of the samurai sword), double straight sword with tassels (a difficult weapon to master, X2) and a respectable version of Drunken straight sword (stock went so fast on this one you might have to use our […]

May
24
2013

A Chinese/English Book/VCD of Eagle Claw

An energetic set with some powerful as well as beautiful poses. ..

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
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…

Sep
20
2011

More of the Master: VCD

Here is a little prize, a two-disk VCD that shows the achievement and student community of master Chu GuiTing…

Aug
25
2011

Training with the Tai Chi Ball

We have a number of ball training disks especially in the Tai Chi field (being a ball, it would also work for Bagua practitioners).

Jun
3
2011

Like A Hawk

Yang Wei, who trounces his assistant on this new series, is also a specialist in Eagle Boxing. We think aviary Kung Fu is his main love. Hawk style is said to derive from Shaolin’s ShiDeYin.

Apr
13
2011

Shaolin Daggers

Of all the Northern Shaolin set I studied for years one of my favorites was the Shaolin Double Daggers…

Dec
28
2010

Wild Ape

The Tiger Year is almost at its tail. And, as predicted it has been WILD. So we thought we would, in these last days, bring out a wild performance of the famous White Ape Tong Bei style. So far the main representative we’ve had has been an estimable but definitely senior master. Now we have […]

Dec
12
2010

The Big Style

Some styles, the obvious example is Cha Chuan, are structured to be beautiful in either their Contermporary or Traditional trappings. Yan Qing (Mi Zong or Lost Track) Style is one of these. Perhaps it comes from the huge size of the system (100 forms), from its long history and from its penchant for blending with […]

Nov
8
2010

Sticking With Chen

Tai Chi meets Escrima?

Feb
6
2010

Product: Six Harmony Spear Shaolin style

Fast and changeable, strictly traditional…

Feb
4
2010

Product: Rainbow Cloud Palm

Kung Fu meets Tai Chi…

Jan
30
2010

Product: Gong Li Quan (Flowing Strength)

This is a version of one of the most famous beginner’s forms…

Jan
28
2010

Product: Yang Taiji Spear

Here is a great price for a lot of skilled information.

Jan
20
2010

Product: Contemporary Long Fist

Applications of Long Fist are show as well as multiple views of this dynamic form.

Jan
16
2010

Product: Four Hammering Boxing

an unusual set famous across a large area of China and seemingly a combination of Xing Yi and Pigua, if you can imagine…