Category: Martial Art

  • Walking the Circle

    The body is like the movements of a swimming dragon, a wild goose ascending the emptiness, a tiger crashing, a turtle diving, or a snake slithering, turning the circle at will in connected and united postures, angled or crossing, advancing or retreating while talking and laughing. Dong Haichuan (The founder of Bagua on walking the…

  • Song of the Real Meaning

    真義歌 No shape, no shadow. Entire body transparent and empty. Forget your surroundings and be natural. Like a stone chime suspended from West Mountain. Tigers roaring, monkeys screeching. Clear fountain, peaceful water. Turbulent river, stormy ocean. With your whole being, develop your life. 無形無象。全身透空。 忘物自然。西山懸磬。 虎吼猿鳴。泉清水靜。 翻江鬧海。盡性立命。 When practicing taijiquan you must let go of…

  • The True Teachings of Yang Jianhou’s Secret Yang Style Taijiquan

    Historical background of Yang style Taijiquan as passed down by late Wang Yongquan For more than half a century people in China and other countries have learnt about and to a certain degree understood Taijiquan, while health aspects of Yang style Taijiquan attracted special attention all over the world. However very few people know that…

  • The Dantian of Xingyi

    THE ELIXIR FIELD The elixir field is the source of the active aspect, the mansion of energy and power. If you want to be proficient in the art, you must first strengthen your elixir field, and if you want to strengthen your elixir field, you must first practice the art. The back-and-forth of the two…

  • Yang Banhou Explaining Taiji Principles

    太極法說 EXPLAINING TAIJI PRINCIPLES 楊班侯 attributed to Yang Banhou [circa 1875] [translation by Paul Brennan, Sep, 2013] 目錄 CONTENTS 八門五步 [1] The Eight Gates & Five Steps 八門五步用功法 [2] On the Training Method for the Eight Gates & Five Steps 固有分明法 [3] Our Innate Ability to Distinguish 粘黏連隨 [4] Stick, Adhere, Connect, and Follow 頂匾丢抗…

  • Chu Shong Tin – The evolution of his teaching

    In honor of the late Chu Shong Tin – a legend and true master of Wing Chun You are able to find more of Chu Shong Tin’s teachings here: Sung Wing Chun

  • Forms of Push Hand

  • Investigating the Method of Tai Chi Boxings Push Hand

    Step One: The Push Hands System of Awareness Energy From the preceding account of the skillful practice of the set, you have arrived at the level of Push hands. Awareness energy is acquired through the practice of Push hands. Two people must practice this together, and this practice is very important. If your Push hands…

  • This is Kung Fu

  • Wudang Longmen Pai Kungfu 武当龙门综合拳

    Wang Xing Qing

  • A Female Story of Daoist Cultivation

    Lindsey Wei A young woman, Lindsey Wei, graduates from high school in America and sets out to find her roots in China, questing for who she is and where her life path belongs. She discovers in herself a skill for martial arts and seeks the hidden knowledge of meditation. After three years of study in…

  • Zhao Fujiang practices with his students

    Master Zhao Fujiang studied and practices Baji, Xing Yi, Da Cheng Quan and a few other styles

  • Song Kong Yuan Man

    Byron Zhang shows Tai Chi’s Song Kong Yuan Man (Relax, empty, full & rounded).

  • Wudang Taiji – Six Basic Skills of Taiji

    武当太极基本功 Reference: daoistkungfu

  • Huang Sheng Shyan Tai Chi Chuan

    Huang Sheng Shyan Taijiquan