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Oct
16
2014

A Qigong sequence from Xing Yi

Xing Yi Quan: Tu Na Si Ba The Four Breathing Methods of Master Li Gui Chang Tom Bisio takes a little time off to present this book on the Xing Yi Qigong developed by Li Gui Chang (student of Dong Xiu Sheng.) His teacher Dong was the student of masters Geng Ji Shan, Li Cun […]

Oct
9
2014

Snake, Cat, Crane Combined Fist: Hung Style

Not only does it contain the entire form, but it gives some great historical information on the creation of this set and, in the wider picture, the creative process that was occurring with many other teachers…

Sep
19
2014

6 Harmonies 8 Methods, new

Liuhebafa seems to be growing in every direciton. This is the so-called “fourth internal style” and some people see it as having a more distinctly martial tone to its voice. We’re happy to add a nice representation to our already strong list. This is a peek directly into a lesson from a well skilled instructor […]

Aug
19
2014

From Chen to Cheng

Two quick announcements: Long time student, teacher and enthusiast,¬† Nigel Sutton, has just published a very interesting book particularly if you are interested in the Cheng Man Ching style of Taiji. Though Cheng’s reputation has attracted its detractors in recent years, no one can deny the effect of his teachings in the United States, other […]

Aug
4
2014

Following the Seven Stars

Well, yes, Seven Star Mantis. Some people find it the original and most representative branch of the style. Some see it as foundational training to initiate¬† further Mantis growth. For some unknown reasons we did not, till today, list the entire series of DVDs made by Jon Funk, Canadian Mantis practitioner and student of Al […]

Aug
22
2012

Adding Sha style XingYi…

We were impressed with the depth and elegance of his contributions…

Feb
5
2012

Why Are the Forms on Your DVDs different …

At Plum we get this question all the time. On one level the answer is obvious as a spinning heel hook; different people teach differently. But that is not the whole story.