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Video Tutorials

Aug
19
2012

Spear Tutorial #4: The Big Ghost

The thing I love about spear practice is that it reinforces both empty hands and weapons skills. Traveling with the spear, for instance, gives the added bonus of coordinating hands, feet, open, close and a pointy stick.

Jul
19
2012

Spear Tutorial #3: Spiral and something new…

Why do we love the spear? You may get a hint as I demonstrate the Spiral movement and, for the first time…

Jul
3
2012

Spear Tutorial #2: Three Circles

Continuing our tutorial series on how to practice the basics of the Kung Fu spear. This time we take on the techniques of circling and thrusting.

May
7
2012

Video Tutorial: Primary Spear Moves

Here’s another of our video tutorials about the King of the Weapons…Learn the “Ghost Shakes Body” exercise…spearvid1 (This might take a minute to load.)

Dec
31
2011

Training: Arms like Banners

This may sound like I am a candidate for the Wrong Way Corrigan Award but I sort of like that about Kung Fu practice. It reinforces that very true statement that the direct route is always nice, if you can get it. But there is no guarantee.

Dec
28
2011

QA: Tai Chi Ball

Q: I have what I hope is a quick and easy question for you.  I see that you and Ted are fans of tai chi ball training.  What advice would you have on the kind of ball one should use for starting out and then as one progresses as far as weight, size and material […]