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Jun
13
2016

Bajiquan Celebration in Taiwan

We were delighted to see this clip from a recent Liu Yun Chiao memorial held in Taipei. Sifu Adam Hsu leads the whole room in a simple exercise that GM Liu reported he performed over 200 times a day; he recommended this two-move loop for improving all Kung Fu training. Note the esteemed teachers of […]

Feb
29
2016

MORE Video Glimpses of Shifu Jou

We have been so inspired while reviewing videos from the newest addition to the Plum cast—that is, Shifu PouFu Jou—that we are preparing excerpts from each of his DVDs for you to take a look. We have now posted three clips, with more to come: on Northern Praying Mantis LanJie and Lipi Quan, plus his  […]

Nov
4
2015

Why the Saber?

Ted Mancuso’s next book for Plum, adds the third to his four-book sequence on Kung Fu’s primary weapons. Saber can explode your understanding of the more advanced weapons. A firm grounding in the “4-S” (spear, sword, staff and saber) actually helps in your empty hand practice. Even more than some of his earlier books, Ted […]

Jul
22
2014

True Martial Spirit

Our Canadian Kung Fu brother and friend, Robert Cory del Medico, shared this video of himself performing Hua Shan Qigong Breathing and Loong Ying Mor Que (Lung Ying Mor Kiu—Dragon Fist Rubbing Bridge ) at last week’s Chinatown Festival in Toronto. The subject line of his email was: “just over a year post op.” What […]

Jun
10
2014

Adam Hsu Teaches Tan Tui

A couple of weeks ago we posted two samples from Adam Hsu’s new DVD series on XingYi (here and here). The response was so positive that we’re continuing with our preview of the next DVD set on Tan Tui. You’ve probably heard the old quote (as a matter of fact, you probably have heard US […]

Jun
4
2014

Favorites, Southern this time…

“Any favorites among the Southern styles?” This question followed my last piece on some of the style less-represented in VCD format. Of course, in the over 1500 VCDs (video compact disks) we offer there are bound to be some gems. I just wrote about some lesser-known Northern styles so, as Stan Meador suggests, I now […]

May
13
2014

Adam Hsu DVD Clips

 

May
12
2014

A Glimpse of Xing Yi

We continue to be excited about the new Adam Hsu DVDs coming from Taiwan. The word ‘thorough’, though possibly over-used by this writer, is an apt description of the instruction found in this series. So, for a little glimpse of Xing Yi, here are a couple of clips taken from the several hours on Xing […]

Mar
16
2014

Kung Fu Theater: Adam Hsu Shows Weapons

Here’s another memorable entry from that great period on TV when Tat Mau Wong hosted Kung Fu Theater? Sifu would interview a different guest each week and then the teacher would go out on the floor and demonstrate his specialty. If you do remember, here it is. And if you don’t you are in for […]

Dec
20
2013

Kung Fu Theater: Wing Lam

Here’s another entry from that great period on TV when Tat Mau Wong hosted Kung Fu Theater? Sifu would interview a different guest each week and then the teacher would go out on the floor and demonstrate his specialty. If you do remember, here it is. And if you don’t you are in for a […]

Dec
13
2013

Glance: Four-Star Bagua Book/DVD

When we have a moment we record these mini-video reviews to give you an inside look at the new arrivals and products on display. Browse for a minute. It’s like taking a book off the shelf…     Reviews: Sun Zhi Jun’s You Shen (Swimming Body) Bagua Zhang Book/DVD    

Dec
10
2013

Kung Fu Theater: Wen Mei Yu, 3 Tai Chi Styles

Here’s another entry from that great period on TV when Tat Mau Wong hosted Kung Fu Theater? Sifu would interview a different guest each week and then the teacher would go out on the floor and demonstrate his specialty. If you do remember, here it is. And if you don’t you are in for a […]

Oct
30
2013

Kung Fu Theater: Adam Hsu!

Here’s another entry from that great period on TV when Tat Mau Wong hosted Kung Fu Theater? Sifu would interview a different guest each week and then the teacher would go out on the floor and demonstrate his specialty. If you do remember, here it is. And if you don’t you are in for a […]

May
27
2013

Fun Stuff: The Golden Age of Kung Fu Theater

Anyone remember that great period on TV when Tat Mau Wong hosted Kung Fu Theater?

May
6
2013

Featured Schools: Yau Kung Moon

Foster City: May 5, 2013 One day, Debbie and I decided to raid our collection of old Kung Fu Theater VHS tapes and convert them to digital so we could share on Youtube. One of these in particular, a demonstration of Yao Kung Moon style, has brought a surprising number of views. We even heard from Sifu David  Louie, […]

Jun
23
2012

Adam Hsu and Nezha

Here’s a short clip of Adam Hsu bringing his usual unique view to the subject of martial arts. And you get to learn a bit of Buddhist belief. A charming three minutes.  

Jun
20
2012

Bandit and Bear

…we are just days away from the DVD of the Bandit Knife … and an entire DVD of Bear style techniques which, to our knowledge, has never been offered before…

Jun
6
2012

China’s Living Treasures: Qigong

George Xu and his respected brother, Dr. Gordon Xu, offer various methods of Qigong practice. Each of these sample videos from the China’s Living Treasure series shows a traditional and unique approach. Dragon Gate Chi Kung (Qigong)   – DVD #25026 Wu Wei Chi Kung – DVD #25036 Taoist Hua Shan Chi Kung – 36 […]

May
27
2012

China’s Living Treasures: Improving Your Training

This group of videos shows many methods of training that can only improve your performance in Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Qigong or from a health standpoint. Another selection from the Living Teasures series. Chan Ssu Chin Silk Reeling Cocoon – DVD #25015 Taiji Power Stretching, Spiral Training Fundamentals – DVD #25031 Taiji Standing Postures, Qigong […]

Apr
12
2012

China’s Living Treasures, Yang style Tai Chi

The line up of China’s Living Treasures focusing on the Chen Tai Chi of George Xu.