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“Tim Cartmell”

Apr
23
2019

Vince Black on Li Zi Ming’s Bagua Zhang

´╗┐One of our favorite items at Plum is the Pa Kua Chang Journal CD, containing the entire 38-issue run of more than 1,000 pages. The original journal, published by Dan Miller, is a treasure for the martial and Bagua community. In many cases entire issues are devoted to a single topic, and contain interviews with […]

Jan
7
2014

Sun Lu Tang Writes

The study of WuJi in Xing Yi (excerpt from Xing Quan Xue: The Study of Form-Mind Boxing) p. 68 Sun Lu Tang is considered by many to be one of the primary sources for the basis and practice of the so-called Internal Boxing Arts such as Tai Chi Chuan, Xing Yi and Bagua Zhang. Besides […]

Dec
27
2013

Glance: Are there really Effortless Combat Throws?

Here’s a quick look-see and video review of Tim Cartmell’s book, “Effortless Combat Throws,” an excellent companion to his DVD of the same name. We hope people are enjoying these quick, informal reviews and getting a chance to look inside and become more familiar with these books. ECT is a fine example of a teaching […]

Oct
29
2013

Tim Cartmell’s Practical Chin Na DVDs…YES!

This season, as promised, has been especially bountiful here at Plum. In the last couple of months we have added so many great books and DVDs (not to mention articles and tutorials…) Here are just a few: Sun Zhi Jun’s FIRST book in English: a monumental manual on 6 Bagua Zhang forms, plus accompanying DVD; […]

Oct
8
2013

Guess Who’s Back (Hint: think “Combat Throws”)

One of our favorite DVDs is back: Tim Cartmell’s Effortless Combat Throws, that masterful companion to the highly recommended book of the same name. It is no secret that we at Plum admire Cartmell’s work, and we have been more than a little disappointed that this valuable DVD has been out of print for such […]

Sep
16
2013

Effortless Thrills and Spills

On top of that Tim takes the title of the book seriously showing only those types of throws that require a minimum of effort…

Mar
18
2012

Tim Cartmell’s Traditional Sun style Taijiquan

… Tim Cartmell has produced a series that delivers in accurate modern terminology the essence of the Sun style of Taijiquan.

Nov
30
2011

Xing Yi Nei Gong, Pt 2: This Time It’s Personal

See these images on the left? For about TWO YEARS, we have had to keep this want tag closely aligned with this important text, “Xing Yi Nei Gong: Xing Yi Health Maintenance and Internal Strength Development”, by Tim Cartmell and Dan Miller (of Pakua Journal fame) But no longer! The present publisher of the book […]

Oct
21
2011

Xing Yi Nei Gong? Really?

After many requests from our customers, we have worked to get the Xing Yi Nei Gong DVD (and book) available again. Well! We just got notice that the DVDs are SHIPPING today!

Jul
22
2010

The Facets of Chin Na

Two young boys engaged in grabbing one another, trying to gain a momentary upper hand, catching and locking each others joints must go back to the time before the pyramids.