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“Five Ancestors”

Dec
28
2018

Five of Five: New Books

We welcome five new texts, three of them in both Chinese and English. Among the lot we have a nicely done 5 Animals routine. We also have something very unusual: a duet set where spear battles…another spear. Do not try this at home. Happy New Year to all of you from all of us—Ted, Linda […]

Feb
10
2017

Coloring in the Picture: Bubishi and Hakka styles

The Colorful Bubishi… We now carry both the Bubishi and the new Lion Books, General Tian’s Wubeizhi, with painted figures. This special copy is unlike all other copies presently known. In an amazing confluence of facts, we just happened to read the following footnote in Patrick McCarthy’s Book on Bubishi: … According to Mr. Yoza […]

Dec
27
2014

Tai Chi meets all Five Ancestors

This is what we nagged but there are many more new and exciting products coming in the Year of the Sheep or Goat.

Jun
23
2011

FuJian White Crane and fashion

When photography was not a cheap and easy process it was often a matter of special luck and honor to have a Kung Fu book published.

Jun
25
2009

Southern style Kung Fu

THINGS SOUTHERN And it is, of course, presumptuous to place all forms of Southern Kung Fu in the same box as though they were just different colored jelly beans. There are reasons, though, for this general categorization.

Dec
5
2003

Five Ancestors (Ngo Cho/Wu Zu)

Five Ancestors is also known as Ngo Cho or, in Mandarin, Wu Zu Quan. This style of Kung Fu is a “Southern” branch. It’s claim is to be a direct branch of the Shaolin Temple.