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  1. Very Sad! Thanks for posting PM.

    Very Sad!

    Thanks for posting PM.
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    Exactly. For me, bridging encompasses all...

    Exactly. For me, bridging encompasses all connections. "short bridging" is the moment of contact. In Hung Gar, we have concepts for "long bridging" prior to contact as well. The strike/block...
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    I guess my question was, did I meet your goal? ...

    I guess my question was, did I meet your goal? We could write a book on "short bridging".

    I like this topic because in much of the sparring I see on the internet, I don't see bridging used...
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    Interesting topic TT. In general, bridging is...

    Interesting topic TT. In general, bridging is best defined by the classic poems. "Build a bridge and walk over it."

    For Hung Gar, this is a key concept. I don't claim it is the only style to have...
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    I defer to your greater wisdom, si-hing. Let's...

    I defer to your greater wisdom, si-hing. Let's give the MMA forum a little traditional love.

    Looks more like a one night stand though.
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    Nice clip Si-Hing. Surprisingly, this is the...

    Nice clip Si-Hing. Surprisingly, this is the first time I've seen this entire clip.

    I wanted to comment on the Muay Thai comparison. I don't know MT so I can't say how close or not it is but...
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    Diego, this is a good question and one of the...

    Diego, this is a good question and one of the distinguishing concepts of TCMA.

    Many have given some specific examples. I like to approach this conceptually. At a high level, almost all movements...
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    I found this blog site that promotes the Chinese...

    I found this blog site that promotes the Chinese version over the French version and had this comparison image:
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_gBpdNBAiJ4g/S550wVQIEII/AAAAAAAAAqw/-vGBmZ-ZMmU/s640/vs.jpg...
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    Great gathering Alvin. Master Hong is very open...

    Great gathering Alvin. Master Hong is very open and willing to share his skill.

    It was nice to meet you all. Hope we make this a regular thing.
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    I know Sifu Justus and I also can vouch that is a...

    I know Sifu Justus and I also can vouch that is a great guy with good kung fu knowledge.

    He used to be on this forum and other Hung Gar forums as CJ. For his own reasons, which I won't go into,...
  11. Thread: Hung Gar

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    Sifu Wing Lam is still teaching but does not have...

    Sifu Wing Lam is still teaching but does not have a public school.
    He accepts private students and continues to teach his senior students.

    I carry on his Hung Gar teaching at a Shaolin school in...
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    Shaolin Kung Fu Chan Grand Opening

    Sorry for the late notice but Shaolin Kung Fu Chan will be opening a new school in San Jose.

    Sunday Feb 17, 2008
    2pm
    1344 Ridder Park
    San Jose, CA 95131

    (near Brokaw and 880)
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    Sounds reasonable to me. I have no knowledge of...

    Sounds reasonable to me. I have no knowledge of SCHOOLS in SF. My Si-dai's grandfather was trained in China and did not teach here. For Lau Bun's "invitation" you are the historian so I'll go with...
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    This is bit of an interest for me. Mok, I...

    This is bit of an interest for me.

    Mok, I think up to the 50s, a majority of Chinese in North America were from "Say Yup" (The four counties) of which Toisan was a major contributor. In the 50's,...
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    Sifu Troy Dunwood used to teach Hung Gar:...

    Sifu Troy Dunwood used to teach Hung Gar:
    http://www.yinghungyatgar.com/

    He's now focusing on his own style but you might check him out. Also, I've noticed that there is a elderly man teaching a...
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    It's easier because it is foreign and allows...

    It's easier because it is foreign and allows someone who wants to get the correct pronounciation and willing to put in a little effort to get it. We don't require French, Spanish or German words to...
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    Just throwing in some more opinion. American...

    Just throwing in some more opinion.

    American speakers are fu*ked. English is not far behind because there is no consistency in the language as pointed out.

    My kids are in a Bi-lingual...
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    Hi Matthew, Just finished reading this book...

    Hi Matthew,

    Just finished reading this book and wanted to jump on the band wagon and give you big kudos. It's well written and offers insights that are seldom spoken of. I especially liked the...
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    I'm only commenting on his routine at 70. I...

    I'm only commenting on his routine at 70.
    I would guess that he followed conventional body building methods of the 50s and 60s since that was when he was Mr. Hong Kong.

    When I asked him...
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    Coming in late to this discussion but I concur...

    Coming in late to this discussion but I concur with Southpaw. When I spoke to SiGung Chiu Wai about weight lifting, he said nothing special. Basic exercises for the various body parts. SiGung was...
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    I know the guys at ofcourselionsource personally....

    I know the guys at ofcourselionsource personally. Very stand up guys with a strong passion for lion dancing. They’ve been lion dancing for a VERY long time. They searched out some of the older...
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    It's a great topic. Many people like to take...

    It's a great topic. Many people like to take things to the extreme. If something is good, more must be better. In Kung Fu, (and life) it's just not true. The yin/yang sort of show this but in a...
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    It was a fun performance. godd to see sihing...

    It was a fun performance. godd to see sihing Gene. In a suit no less. I hope we delivered. It was a good exercise to balance a lot of content within a restricted time frame.

    I'll check around...
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    Anyone going to either the Tournament this...

    Anyone going to either the Tournament this saturday or the grand opening on the 20th? Just got back from the practice and if you like to see the Shaolin type shows, this will be a good one.

    Looks...
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    So funny how the performers are always the last...

    So funny how the performers are always the last to know.
    Right after I read your note, I got a message that we will be doing this show.

    Look forward to seeing you there.
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