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Yiquan

Feb
23
2018

C.S.Tang Tells the Story of XingYiQuan

Plum has worked with CS Tang for a long while. And after meeting and spending time with him a few years ago, our admiration deepened when we found that his breadth of information was made that much better by the thoughtful depth he brought to his subjects. His recent and new-to-Plum book, “The Mysterious Power […]

Sep
7
2015

George Xu on Power and such

  Three more DVDs from the latest workshop with George Xu, who seems an almost endless source of new ways to invigorate your study while nudging you gently toward higher skills. In this case the intriguing thing is that we have three levels of practice and George Xu is able to distinguish their complexity and […]

Aug
31
2015

Second Look: A Big Book on a Misunderstood Art

I often jokingly called YiQuan “the old martial artist’s pasture” because it seemed that only people who wanted minimal practice, yet expected super-human powers, ever ordered any related products. I have to admit that at this point I never really “got” YiQuan. Even though I’ve been in the field for a long time, this seemingly […]

Jun
9
2015

A Conversation on Yiquan

As promised, here is our 15 minute interview with C. S. Tang on his insights into Yiquan. Simple explanations for some of the more opaque concepts of this practice, like “Why Stand?” Also, a great story about that little-known association between Yiquan founder Wang Xiang Zhai and famous kendo master Kenichi Sawai. Click picture to […]

Jun
9
2015

Insights Into Yiquan: A Conversation with C. S. Tang

For more on C. S. Tang and his new book, The Complete Yiquan, CLICK HERE