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“Kang Ge Wu”

Feb
5
2018

206 B.C.E.: THE DANCING ASSASSIN

Just a short excerpt from Professor Kang Ge-Wu’s martial history, The Spring and Autumn of Chinese Martial Arts. If you are interested in the broader view of Chinese Kung Fu, this is a must have. It is the first—and only— book issued in English on the 5000 year history of Chinese Martial Arts, and Plum’s first […]

Nov
17
2013

A New Big Bagua Book

Long time coming is this presentation, the first in English, of the Bagua writings of Liu Feng Cai. Liu was a practitoner of the Gao Yi Cheng branch of Cheng Style Bagua. He is known for some of the most dramatically and uniquely posed Bagua positions and movements ever photographed. Members of the Tang Shou […]

Aug
19
2013

QA: Does Size Matter (in a Bagua Circle?)

I’d love nothing more than to paint a circle on my nice concrete floor and would do so in a heartbeat, but I don’t own this home and therefore doing so is out of the question…

Aug
5
2013

A Thousand Years Ago: 1101 to 1125

excerpted from Professor Kang Ge-Wu’s martial history The Spring and Autumn of Chinese Martial Arts-5000 Years 1101 to 1125 Towards the end of the Northern Sung Dynasty, Wushu had become the main content of various performances, and it had many stylized routines. Dong Jing Meng Hua Lu records that Emporer Hui Zong watched the performances […]

Nov
23
2011

My Bagua Book

Well, it’s finally come to pass: I am finishing writing my book on How To Learn Bagua Zhang.

It’s been an intriguing experience. We have had so many requests for a companion to the DVD that I initially thought I would just write a step-by-step guide, like a sort of show-and-tell: the DVD being the show and the text, the tell.

May
3
2011

Kang #2 Here, Bagua Power

Here is the SECOND DVD in our exclusive Plum Series…

Apr
4
2011

The Return of Kang

Several years ago, we took tremendous pride in being the first (and only) representatives to offer …

Jan
10
2010

Product: More Shaolin Gold

We continue to fill in our new series of “forms” with a well-known Shaolin…

Dec
12
2009

Product: Shaolin Gold, new collection

So disappointed were we in what was coming out as “Shaolin” that we had almost decided to stop adding to our line up.

Feb
18
2008

Kang Ge Wu, Professor and Historian

Kang Ge Wu was born in Zhaotong, Yunnan Province in 1948.

Jul
22
1998

Postcards from the Shaolin Temple

Real postcards, real Temple, real cool…