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    Man, do you remember waaaay back in the day how...

    Man, do you remember waaaay back in the day how much hell I got for talking about learning from a VHS tape, or that one time I worked out the Southern Louhan form, from the Don F Dreggar book?

    Now...
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    I think I originally found out that this set is...

    I think I originally found out that this set is comprised of techniques from Zhao Kuang Yin. He passed them before entering the military.

    Its only one form though. Its not a whole style. The...
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    This is the set...

    This is the set https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JApnXgZHTa0
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    Your post pretty much sums up all I know about...

    Your post pretty much sums up all I know about it.

    In my TZQ there is a set called Ape/Monkey fist attributed to Zhao Kuang Yin. It is possible thats all there is and I already know it, and dont...
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    I am trying to figure out what makes a "Monkey"...

    I am trying to figure out what makes a "Monkey" style, "Monkey"

    For example, there is a Shaolin "Ape/Monkey" form. It looks to me like its more of a Hongquan or Tongbi set. I have seen Staff sets...
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    Very sad. He was a hero, for sure!

    Very sad.

    He was a hero, for sure!
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    Oddly, I was looking at this yesterday. The...

    Oddly, I was looking at this yesterday.

    The apps shown are solid.

    My thought is that a movement in the form, represents a whole family of related techniques, rather than a single one. Every...
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    Do you know what Monkey style that is from?

    Do you know what Monkey style that is from?
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    LOL I guess that answers that! Have you...

    LOL

    I guess that answers that!

    Have you come across any Legit Monkey style in your Shaolin travels (besides TSPK)?

    I have seen stuff outside of China, but nothing inside looked to be...
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    Is that the guy who was the real one? The...

    Is that the guy who was the real one?

    The other guy was the fake, right?
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    I have mostly been comparing as many sources as I...

    I have mostly been comparing as many sources as I can.

    From what I can see the Tong Bi set from Han Tong is the oldest one. It dates back to the early Sung Dynasty. Other sets are dated to later...
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    Where are all the Monkey Styles?

    Most of the old timers know that I am fascinated by the old Tai Tzu style of the Emperor Zhao Kuang Yin. Its a root style that many of the northern arts evolved from. Over the years, thanks to a...
  13. One has to understand that when you start...

    One has to understand that when you start incorporating parts of one art, into your original, its no longer that original art anymore. You are creating a hybred. Thats not bad, so long as you explain...
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    My thought is that Law enforcement needs a...

    My thought is that Law enforcement needs a handfull (8 or 9, less than a dozen) of takedown techniques that an be applies from a large number of angles and are easy to get into position for.

    There...
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    I am trying to make an effort to spend more time...

    I am trying to make an effort to spend more time here again.
    Life is bringing me back to my practice, and thus my research interests are also returning.

    My two main subjects at the moment are the...
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    Very Sorry For Your Loss Gene. This is a heart...

    Very Sorry For Your Loss Gene.

    This is a heart break for all the martial community.
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    LOL! No Kidding! I think what happened is I...

    LOL!

    No Kidding!

    I think what happened is I got on the wrong side of a very green moderator. That guy went into the Kung Fu forum and found some weird obscure way to ban people, and then...
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    I actually think everything looks like kickboxing...

    I actually think everything looks like kickboxing because everything really starts there. Kickboxing is just Kung Fu without the throws and takedowns.

    In my experience, I have found that training...
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    NICE!! Very well done! Theres lots more to...

    NICE!!

    Very well done!

    Theres lots more to the story though. You really need to talk to guys who were with him for years and years. I was only there for 8 or 9 months. My divorce put an end to...
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