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“C S Tang”

Nov
20
2017

Evolution of Wing Chun Kicking Techniques

Happy to announce the arrival of an important new text in the Wing Chun canon: The Evolution of Wing Chun Kung Fu Kicking Techniques.  Osmond Lam’s beautiful book not only shows us some of the principles behind Wing Chun’s special and only sporadically known kicking methods, but adds a good portion of background technique on […]

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

Jun
6
2015

The Complete Book of Yiquan

As we mentioned in closing our last article on meeting C S Tang in Hong Kong, we have acquired his new book (along with a few others to come) on Yiquan. As a matter of fact its title, The Complete Book of Yiquan, is quite accurate: it is a comprehensive manual on this sometimes-controversial practice […]

Jun
2
2015

Meeting C. S. Tang

Those even slightly familiar with our site,  might note the name C. S. Tang. Sifu Tang is a familiar figure in Chinese martial arts (CMA) and also the co-author with Liu Jing Ru, of a popular Bagua Zhang book, “Dragon Stretches its Claws”. We went by his school and were warmly greeted by Sifu Tang. […]

Dec
28
2011

Year of The Dragon Starts Early at Plum

About a week ago, we posted an article about our efforts to rescue and revive lost, scarce, or out of print texts and DVDs. We continue that momentum this week with a long-sought-after book: Dragon Fist Rubbing Bridge, or Lung Ying Mor Kiu. This text, in both Chinese and English, is a rare book on […]