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“Praying Mantis”

Oct
26
2010

Our Most Popular Shaolin Series

maybe it’s because the photos are as clear and Geng Jun’s postures with nice little arrows showing where to go next…

Sep
3
2010

Just me… Tong Bei

Over the course of my experience I’ve bumped into a number of lesser known styles (at least outside China) that have delighted me…

Aug
29
2010

Shaolin and Eagles and Dragons and Tigers, Oh my!

Great news! Just got a nice delivery of Chinese books back into stock. Some of these have been gone a while, so dust off your want lists and dive in. Of particular note are the following (and we’ll do some further updating in later posts):

May
8
2010

Liu He Six Harmony Boxing

Liu He Quan is an old style of Kung Fu rarely taught nowadays. It has, however, been influential in the formation and completion of many other styles.

May
6
2010

Product: Taiji Mantis, first in English

Here is one of the first books in English on the Taiji (Tai Chi) Praying Mantis, also known as the Tai Chi Mei Hua Praying Mantis.

Jan
19
2010

Excerpt: Don’t Compare Yourself…

It’s difficult to find realy good books on the basics of Kung Fu…

Jan
15
2010

Tangs and Secret Societies – 2

There were other social aspects affecting the Kung Fu, we might consider the inevitable Chinese consideration of status know as “face”…

Nov
21
2007

Healing a Martial Artist

I broke my leg nine months ago. This was not your friendly hairline fracture – the tibia and fibula were broken clean through and emergency surgery was required.

Sep
25
2002

In Memoriam: Brendan Lai-1942 to 2002

On September 23, 2002 noted Kung Fu teacher, Brendan Lai (Lai Tat-Chong) passed away.