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“George Xu”

Apr
23
2019

Vince Black on Li Zi Ming’s Bagua Zhang

One of our favorite items at Plum is the Pa Kua Chang Journal CD, containing the entire 38-issue run of more than 1,000 pages. The original journal, published by Dan Miller, is a treasure for the martial and Bagua community. In many cases entire issues are devoted to a single topic, and contain interviews with […]

Jun
10
2018

More Living Treasures from China

Adding nine new DVD from the estimable China’s Living Treasures series. These include some excellent instruction on the Wu/Hao branches of Tai Chi, which is very rare in the west. Also included are instructional DVDs showing smooth and graceful performances by Yang style master Ye Xiao Long. George Xu returns with an advanced form of […]

Nov
6
2017

A Little Bit of Hakka Boxing, A Few More Restocks

Hakka Unicorn Boxing DVD by Tyler R. Rea Hakka Boxing style Kei Lun Kune (Unicorn Boxing) is a famous form not only in Chinese Kung Fu, but also in boxing styles from other countries, such as Malaysia. This DVD offers a rare presentation of this form, aided by some innovative breakdowns and demonstrations. Every action […]

Oct
31
2017

George Xu: Pioneer

Normally we reserve these weblog spots for a quick teaser, and designate the product pages for fuller reviews. However, since the works of George Xu often attract our special attention, we thought that this time, with his new DVD on Reeling Silk Energy, we would post our more in-depth interview along with our usual product […]

Sep
25
2017

Six Harmony Praying Mantis: That Was Then, This Is Now

THEN: Several years ago, Plum contacted Sifu Jian Gao, disciple of grandmaster Ma Han Qing, to represent his excellent DVD on Liu He Tang Lang. There is not very much information on this system (as those who practice it can attest). So we were happy to be able to add to our collection. Only one […]

Jun
12
2017

George Xu Declares His System

In his typical forthright manner, George Xu has declared his own system of martial arts: “Ling Kong Shen Shi Men” (also the name of his new DVD set). The description of this concept is a little too sophisticated to try and squeeze into this post, but suffice it to say that this is a step […]

Apr
23
2016

Tong Bei, Loose and Powerful

Here is a pretty advanced Kung Fu puzzle: along with Bagua Zhang, Xing Yi Quan and Taijiquan, what do all of the following styles have in common:  Liu He Ba Fa (Six Harmonies, Eight Methods,) Mi Zong (Lost Track,) BaFa Quan (Eight Methods,) Liu He Quan (Six Harmonies Boxing) and Tong Bei Quan (Through the […]

Sep
7
2015

George Xu on Power and such

  Three more DVDs from the latest workshop with George Xu, who seems an almost endless source of new ways to invigorate your study while nudging you gently toward higher skills. In this case the intriguing thing is that we have three levels of practice and George Xu is able to distinguish their complexity and […]

Jun
23
2015

First Book on Dai Style Xin Yi

We’ve been waiting for this, but did not really expect it for a long time: a book on Dai style Xin Yi. We’ve had many requests for DVDs and books on this subject but the pickings have been slim. This text details standing practice, elements and a special sequence of Eighty Trigram movements for flow. […]

Jul
4
2014

XinYi LiuHe

There is no other way to put it: there is always more happening at Plum than we have the time to talk about. And frankly, sometimes things just get away from us. For instance, this small series of DVDs on XinYi LiuHe. We added these a few months back and just realized we never announced […]

Apr
29
2014

Fun Stuff: Brendan Lai Presents… 1984

Those were the days my friend. We thought they’d never end. We’d kick and punch forever and a day…   Here they are, thirty years ago; a great rostrum of performers and masters: Left Column:      Cliff Lok     Shek Kin     Mok Poi-On      Lee Koon Hung     Y. C. Wong         Lai Hung     Cheuk Fung     Doc-Fai Wong Right Column:      […]

Jul
28
2013

George Xu Gives a Lesson

We offer two new DVD presentations from George Xu, probably one of the most open-minded Chinese style instructors in the world today. The first two-disk set (#25148) is a lecture demonstration where Teacher Xu, unerringly attempting to get to the heart of things, presents the principles of Yin and Yang and the relationship to the […]

Jun
25
2013

25038-40: The Yang “Family” Set

The thing that has always fascinated me is that when someone claims to have a “family,” “secret,” or “palace” style of martial arts—especially Tai Chi…

May
13
2013

Master Camp 2007: LiuHeBaFa

The “Circulation of the Primordial Qi” form is their qi internal training method. Practitioners of this system do not refer to it as qigong, however, although in the West in would fall in this category.

May
5
2013

Two China Masters Camps: La Honda

Master Qian performs the rare Fighting form from the 6 harmony/ 10 animal xinyi system. This is only the second and last time this form was performed in North America. ..

Apr
28
2013

The Yang style of Lu Gui Rong

I find that as my practice deepens the so called basic moves offer more and more insight to the whole framework of the Tai Chi experience…

Mar
25
2012

Demonstration by Master Liou Wan Fu

A demonstration by the man (72 years old) who taught George Xu the Dragon Bagua and the Double Sabers…

Mar
12
2012

The Search for Jin

Fa Jin or Issuing Energy is a crucial part of Chinese Martial Arts. But what is Fa Jin, really, and —as far as combat goes— does it actually work?

Jan
28
2011

XinYi LiuHe Fist

lays the groundwork for XinYi’s two treasures, 10 Shape and 4 Hammers.

Jan
1
2011

China’s Living Treasures Video List

Here is a reference list of video  of one and two minutes videos showing samples from this famous series. Demonstrations and Surveys Shanghai Ching Wu Association Demonstration  – DVD#25004 Yu Hua Long Hsing Yi & Cha Chuan   – DVD#25007 Ching Wu Association Weapons Forms  – DVD#25008 Master Liou Wan Fu – DVD 25020   Chen […]