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“Baji”

Feb
5
2012

Why Are the Forms on Your DVDs different …

At Plum we get this question all the time. On one level the answer is obvious as a spinning heel hook; different people teach differently. But that is not the whole story.

Jan
10
2012

Baji and Pigua Books, Back for a Limited Engagement

Yes, we know: there is not enough material on the cousin arts of Baji Quan and Pigua Zhang, especially in written form. Our VCDs on these two arts still remain among our most popular, and the Baji and Pigua DVDs we carry (from Adam Hsu and Tony Yang ) are quite fine. So we’re happy […]

Nov
11
2011

An “Essential” Wushu Book

Here is a book that surveys the whole field of Chinese Martial Arts all in one volume.

May
11
2011

Martial Talk: Jason Tsou and Arthur Schonfeld

We’re just leaving LA right now (Debbie had a reunion with all the fine people who shared her lawn back in high school) and had time to hook up with Jason Tsou and Arthur Schonfeld. After being treated to a great lunch we went to Arthur’s house and talked martial arts for hours.

Nov
17
2010

What About Baji?

Please remember, that despite the wide variety of styles good Kung FUis 90% the same from style to style…

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.

Apr
19
2010

Classic Training

I’ve told this story before but I like to repeat it:

Mar
13
2010

Product: Notes On Liu Yun Chiao

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

Jan
19
2010

Product: Tony Yang teaches Baji Quan

If you’ve ever seen high quality Baji Quan…

Jan
14
2010

Restock: Baji and Pigua

We re-stock two of the fullest and clearest books on the twin arts of Baji Quan (Eight Ultimates Boxing) and Pigua (Split Deflect) Zhang…

Jan
24
2007

Ted Mancuso

Head Instructor at the Santa Cruz Academy of Martial Arts, Ted Mancuso, has been teaching for over forty years.

Apr
2
2003

Borrowed Energy

Now here’s the paradox: every night when I come home my cat, Carthage, who has been listening at the door, plops herself down in the middle of the rug, and wants to play. Other than the essential petting the idea of play takes the form of sparring.