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“Eagle Claw”

Jun
27
2019

4th Annual Gathering of the Masters

Heading down to LA this weekend to attend Sifu Donald Hamby’s 4th Annual Gathering of the Masters, hosted by the Traditional Chinese Martial Arts Federation. For those in the area, we highly recommend stopping by; we attended last year’s event and were pleased and delighted, not only by the great performances, but even more so […]

Jul
11
2018

Celebrating Skill and Friendship

Last week, we wrote about Sifu Donald Hamby’s Gathering of the Masters kung fu exhibition, showcasing some of the best traditional kung fu teachers and performers. This week, we have some video footage that we shot while there. These three videos feature a smapling of the rare and unique forms we saw there—many of which […]

Jan
3
2016

Practical Qin Na: An Expanded Version of Zhao’s Reputable Text

Here at Plum we hold a special place in our hearts for Chin Na (Qin Na) and its exceptional methods of practical usage that can be applied in any style. Although there are several worthy texts on the subject, the one we have always recommended above all others is Tim Cartmell’s translation of Practical Chin […]

Oct
31
2014

Face-to-face translations

What are “en face” editions?

Dec
8
2013

Kung Fu in the Next Century

The problem with Shaolin is not that it will disappear but that the name will become so common as to signify nothing.

May
24
2013

A Chinese/English Book/VCD of Eagle Claw

An energetic set with some powerful as well as beautiful poses. ..

Sep
4
2011

The Book-Go-Round

Here at Plum, we sometimes get as excited when books return, as when we get new ones; the great ones tend to disappear quickly so it is always a happy time for us when we can restock some favorites. Our newest batch is scattered all over the map, but if you click on the pictures […]

Jun
3
2011

Like A Hawk

Yang Wei, who trounces his assistant on this new series, is also a specialist in Eagle Boxing. We think aviary Kung Fu is his main love. Hawk style is said to derive from Shaolin’s ShiDeYin.

Feb
7
2011

The Shaolin Eagle Flies

Here is the newest, the Shaoliin Eagle Claw by a top performer…

Jan
24
2007

ESPY TV

ESPY TV has concentrated on the Eastern seaboard and covered many fine teachers and active schools there.