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“Kung Fu Spear”

Dec
9
2020

Plum December Sale Catalogue

We thought we would try something different this year, and pick out some of our favorite books and DVDs—a few older, many more recent—to highlight for a December sale. Plum carries over 3000 books, VCDs and DVDs, so choosing among them is not easy, but we at least made sure we have enough copies to […]

Jun
28
2015

Our NEW Kung Fu Spear Book & Dvd Training Manual

Why is it sometimes less difficult to write a book than to write the post announcing the publication of that book? Well, for one thing, we spend years gaining the information and experience to put together a volume on—let’s say—the Kung Fu Spear. But we don’t (hopefully) spend even a fraction of that time putting […]

May
25
2015

Ted Mancuso’s New Kung Fu Spear Book & Dvd

Despite Carthage’s sleepy reception of Plum’s NEW book and DVD, we are excited to announce that “Kung Fu Spear: King of Weapons” is now available. The books have arrived, the DVDs are spindled, everything is complete…except we’re in Taiwan for another two weeks*. Coincidentally, on the day the books landed at Plum, I did get […]

Jun
16
2014

The Spear Mightier than the Pen?

On starting a new book, or why would anyone read this? I’ve been working on a new book for the last little while. It explores the spear in Kung Fu history and practice, definitely not a best seller candidate. Like some inherited task it comes down to not so much why you would write this […]

Jul
18
2013

Bagua, Xing Yi and Tong Bei added

We have just started to list this great new series of books, all with both Chinese and English texts; not to mention that each also comes with an accompanying VCD. The first two from this beautifully illustrated color series is a White Ape Tong Bei (TBQ is getting all sorts of attention right now) and […]

Jun
26
2012

Why the Spear?

What does the spear teach? A list of things you would hardly guess…