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“Tom Bisio”

Sep
22
2019

A Transformative Art—Tom Bisio on Xing Yi

Teacher Tom Bisio’s newest book, Xing Yi Quan: Art of Inner Transformation, is a well-balanced read on the fundamental ideas and goals of Xing Yi (Shape of the Will Boxing). It is a basics manual written by someone who has intimately absorbed the basics in his own training—in other words, he did not just learn […]

Apr
11
2019

Hit Medicine Revealed

There is a whole branch of Chinese medicine associated with the martial arts, and to say that much of the information is secret would be an understatement. But now, author Tom Bisio hands us an invaluable text, A Pearl From the Dragon’s Neck, comprehensively detailing revival methods, using vital points, cupping, moxibustion, massage, and pressure. […]

Apr
15
2018

Daoism, Sleeping Meditation & Beyond the Battleground

Tom Bisio, Founder of Internal Arts International, offers us two texts dedicated to the study of two extreme opposites, both seen through the eyes of Daoism. A Daoist Nap: The first, Chen Tuan’s Daoist Sleeping Meditation,  is concerned with the relatively unknown practice combining meditation with sleep. Battleground: The book on principles of warfare, Beyond […]

Jan
16
2017

Three Texts: New, Old, Reborn

Our storms are done here (we hope). It seems like during the time we holed up and watched the wind change the landscape, we also acquired a host of new products and long unavailable reprints. We have just added three of these books, each in a different phase of the publishing process. NEW: First is […]

Oct
27
2014

Two Bagua Classics in new translation

Dedicated Bagua teacher, Andrea Falk, offers up her translation of Jiang RongQiao’s Bagua Zhang Eight Palms form AND Yan Dehua’s Bagua Applications. Not only are these clear, accessible  translations, but the Jiang text has additional posture photos from teacher Cai YuHua.  Falk herself learned the Jiang style from sifu Huan Dahai, an apprentice of Jiang’s. […]

Apr
15
2014

Squaring the Fours Away

One of the things we like about the series is the extra comments

Jan
9
2014

Bagua Nei Gong from Tom Bisio

That untiring instructor, Tom Bisio, has just sent us a new series aimed at outlining and teaching the 9 stages of Nei Gong training that live under the Bagua tent.

Sep
20
2012

Bagua Zhang on the Inside: Tom Bisio’s Newest Book

Not that many years ago, there were hardly more than a couple of books in english on Bagua Zhang: texts by Robert Smith, Lee Ying Arn, maybe one or two others. 40 or more years later, the list is still relatively short, but a few names start to emerge as important and original contributors (as […]

Jun
18
2012

Gao JiWu on DVD …

We are delighted to find not only is it now on DVD, not only is it subtitled in English but it is less …

Jun
13
2011

A Nei Gong Manual

Most of us use the term Nei Gong and Qigong (Chi Kung) interchangeably. One subtle distinction lies in the type and the goal of training. In many cases Nei Gong is a more appropriate term for martial training which encompasses more than simple refinement of the qi.

Aug
21
2010

Baguazhang Concepts DVD series from Tom Bisio

Look!! A whole new series of Bagua DVDs from Tom Bisio! Good explanations, oodles of applications, and Bagua usage that looks suspiciously like Bagua. We think you are going to like these…

Dec
25
2009

Product: 64 Hands of Gao Style Bagua

Gao Ji Wu has teamed up with Nigel Sutton to produce a very clear and practical explanation of the famous Gao 64 Hands…