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“Liu Yun Chiao”

Jul
26
2014

Stamp Your Feet for Bajiquan (Pachi Chuan)

As mentioned, we have a lot going on at Plum right now, and here is just the newest in our list of great events: the FIRST book in english on Bajiquan (Pachi Chuan.) Not only that, but it comes  from the renowned teacher, Su Yu Chang, whose lineage through GM Liu Yun Chiao adds to […]

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 […]

Mar
10
2014

On Bagua’s Mysterious Origins

Celebrating our new Adam Hsu section we offer the following “alternative history” from his book, “Lone Sword Against a Cold Cold Sky.” Here Adam Hsu discusses one of the very few real alternatives to the mysterious origins of Bagua Zhang.

Mar
2
2014

About Adam Hsu

Rarely has an instructor in a field like Chinese Martial Arts (CMA) had such a wide influence. Adam Hsu, within the first year of coming to the West, was singularly honored by being voted Instructor fo the Year simultaneously in the two major martial magazines, competitors at that, Black Belt and Inside Kung Fu. This […]

Mar
2
2014

Exclusive Interview: Adam Hsu

Interview with Shifu Adam Hsu on his book: Lone Sword Against a Cold Cold Sky   Q: How do you see the place of reading in the study of Kung Fu? A: Reading is important, as in any other body of discipline. Initially you can go to a lot of different sources: study directly from […]

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 […]

Oct
25
2013

Got Baji?

…there is the added attraction of hundreds of photos of his teacher—Grandmaster Liu Yun Chiao, considered one of the greatest of Baji Practitioners…

Apr
16
2013

Li Shu Wen, Spearman Extraordinaire

The Bear and the Tiger was one family. The Eagle and the Monkey (or some say the Snake) was another family. Once they had all been intermarried but at one point in history they split and lived in two villages: Mong and Luo.

Jan
21
2013

An Historical Event: The Cang County Record

In 1992 an historical event in Chinese martial arts took place…

Dec
27
2012

Spring Leg into the New Year

We may be crazy but we love the Tan Tui form. Sifu Jason Tsou and Arthur Schonfeld, the creators of the Jian Shu sword fighting text, have returned with a complete 10 Road Tan Tui package that includes the form from the Han Ching Tan to Adam Hsu lineage along with a DVD and some […]

Mar
8
2012

Entering the Door of Bagua

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

Jun
28
2010

Product: Gong style Bagua Qigong

Bill Hsi (Xi Jia Jun), a long time martial practitioner from Taiwan, has just issued this little treasure. It is a work showing the famous Liu Yun Chiao demonstrating the Bagua Qigong of the Gong Bao Tian  style. Beside introductory notes there is a straightforward breakdown of the sections with full page photography. A Qigong […]

Jun
17
2010

Stomping Good News about Bajiquan

As most of you Bajiquan practitioners know, there is just not enough published on this powerhouse art.

Mar
13
2010

Product: Notes On Liu Yun Chiao

There seems to be a growing and deepening interest in the legacy left by…

Jan
22
2010

Product: Jian Shu (Sword Art) Book/DVD now available

We have long trained in Chinese fencing and are delighted to see…