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“Chinese fencing”

May
9
2020

Xingyi Sheltering

Practicing in isolation due to Shelter in Place orders has me reflecting on the time-honored tales of incarcerated Kung Fu masters. There is a story of when Xingyi Grandmaster Guo Yunshen (1829–1898 郭雲深) was imprisoned for accidentally killing an opponent in a duel. By some accounts, he was shackled in handcuffs and leg irons, limiting […]

Aug
24
2010

Complete Jianshu: The Review

My first impression upon cracking open “The Complete Jianshu” was that this was professionally done…

Jan
22
2010

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

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