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  1. http://ten-tigers.com/ Yep- totally agree with...

    http://ten-tigers.com/
    Yep- totally agree with the above.
    Contact Sifu Rik,
    he will help you.
    :)
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    This is the truth.

    This is the truth.
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    Haha! Thanks, he is a tough guy, but super nice....

    Haha! Thanks, he is a tough guy, but super nice. He took that fight on 1 weeks notice after the 85kg English fighter pulled out due to injury. It was a good night :)
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    Just my own 2 cents. As somebody who has...

    Just my own 2 cents. As somebody who has practised Tai Chi for over 30 years AND coached champion MMA fighters, I figure I should respond to the 'challenge' video! Both sides are wrong: Tai Chi is...
  5. Yes, Bawang. I have noticed this. Generally, MMA...

    Yes, Bawang. I have noticed this. Generally, MMA guys spar much lighter than a lot of traditional guys.
    I think you are right to have less patience, because you avoid injury that way.
    For me, as a...
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    Excellent!

    Excellent!
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    Mr Staples, I had your 3 books in the '80's...

    Mr Staples,
    I had your 3 books in the '80's also. Then in 1990, I went to China to study Hop Gar, and still practising/teach to this day.
    Thank you for letting us know about your new book, I have...
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    As usual Bawang is on point. How frustrating it...

    As usual Bawang is on point.
    How frustrating it must be for some of the posters here-
    Along comes a Chinese person (not the culturally generated fantasy) who thinks critically and argues with logic...
  9. 96849685 In Southern style the move is called:...

    96849685
    In Southern style the move is called:
    'Cat Washes its Face'
    No combat sport guys would say that the move is ineffective.

    The reason many kung fu people can't use it, is that instead of...
  10. Is the Beijing 24 postures routine martial or just for health?

    I know that a lot of people think that the Beijing forms are somehow 'sabotaged' to be less martial. Whilst it is true that the martial usage was de-emphasised after the cultural revolution, the...
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    http://truwazama.weebly.com/soke-bob-yoder.html ...

    http://truwazama.weebly.com/soke-bob-yoder.html

    :eek:
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    You are quite correct! I was using 'horse' in the...

    You are quite correct! I was using 'horse' in the generic sense. This is important, because if your front foot is turned in, you will not be able to sprawl effectively if necessary, and you will eat...
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    Thanks,mang. I'm cry tear. :') I take your...

    Thanks,mang. I'm cry tear. :')


    I take your point, but I was showing counters, not set ups. The truth is if my opponent did a good job of set up and penetration, the takedown would work!
    I...
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    Takedown Defence

    Just a quick video I uploaded today to explain when to use your horse and when to sprawl:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNChQl017sQ
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    I really like your Gifs, stickgrappler! They give...

    I really like your Gifs, stickgrappler! They give a real 'feeling' for the movements and are an excellent resource. Thanks for your work.
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    Rapizo- Here is a couple to get you started. ...

    Rapizo-
    Here is a couple to get you started.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9eDhekTASQ&list=UUhcSUTU0SEoKrRKqdDBAozA

    I will be posting a lot more over the next few weeks.

    David.
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    LKFMDC, thanks for the encouragement. I agree-...

    LKFMDC, thanks for the encouragement.
    I agree- when I teach a move in my kid's class they say "What if he does a somersault?", "what if he has a gun?" etc. etc.
    When I teach the technique in my...
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    Golden arms- yes, I see your point. ...

    Golden arms- yes, I see your point.

    Miqi-thanks for your kind words. Yes, sanshou has some great kick catch takedowns!

    My interest is how to develop them into MMA. For example- Cung Li's leg...
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    Thanks for the feedback, guys. I wondered -after...

    Thanks for the feedback, guys.
    I wondered -after what Golden Arms said, how muay thai teaches to catch a front kick. I found this:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WA2BhNIudeg
    exactly the same...
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    "Monk begs for Rice" in MMA

    I will be regularly putting some techniques on my Youtube channel to show functional kung fu. Here is an example:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8T2KDB_Tq3Y&list=UUhcSUTU0SEoKrRKqdDBAozA&index=1
    ...
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    One of my taiji teachers said that 'pushing hands...

    One of my taiji teachers said that 'pushing hands is the mother of wrestling'. (He had 3 gold medals for shuai jiao.) I now understand that pulling/pushing and listening skills is all about...
  22. Why people believe in superstition: ...

    Why people believe in superstition:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWo3kTYb8W0
  23. Thread: Inner Hook

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    If you pause the clip when the kick lands, the...

    If you pause the clip when the kick lands, the attacher's hips are square and his standing leg is pointing forward, making the inner hooking technique feasible. This kind of kick wouldn't do any...
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    Once Ronin: No it isn't. This is the Deng...

    Once Ronin:


    No it isn't.

    This is the Deng Family Lineage-

    http://www.risingcrane.co.uk/page15.html
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    I do not have a video of the set, sorry. Here is...

    I do not have a video of the set, sorry.
    Here is my son performing it in Hong Kong. He was 9 years old and there are a few mistakes so don't take this as textbook- but it will give you some idea:...
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