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“Linda Darrigo”

Dec
1
2014

A Detective Story and the Origin of Forms

There is an ongoing debate about the place of forms in martial arts. What seems natural and logical to some people, especially in the context of certain cultural values, seems a low level form of insanity to others. Basics we all claim to understand and admire. Sparring is a no-brainer, especially if you are hit […]

Jun
28
2011

Sifu Interview: Liu He Mantis and Practice

Linda Darrigo is a Sifu. But, more importantly, she is a long time student of Chinese Martial Arts with a highly invested background of time spent perfecting her art. For more than thirty years she has been practicing hard to develop a deep understanding of the art from the point of view of someone who […]