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  1. Thread: Tai Chi

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    There was some old discussion of knee health in...

    There was some old discussion of knee health in relation to Tai Chi and other forms of Kungfu. Moving in stances can help rehab the knee if done properly and harm it if done improperly, I've...
  2. Thread: Kung fu blocks

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    One of the most important principles I have...

    One of the most important principles I have learned is that you should have a good handle on Timing and Spacing. Then you use footwork and body movement to avoid attacks. This way if your "blocks"...
  3. Thread: Proper Pak Sao

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    I like to pak forward and then guide it to the...

    I like to pak forward and then guide it to the side and down so I can punch over my wrist. I'm no wing chun expert though. I've learned several different pak sau's, and some other sorts of slap...
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    If you don't neutralize the opponents arms then...

    If you don't neutralize the opponents arms then they can easily counter attack. Most kung fu teaches to trap or tame the arms and then strike, kick, or throw. Ignoring the opponents arms in favor of...
  5. I think this might have more to do with a lack of...

    I think this might have more to do with a lack of systematic methodology than anything else. What do you think?
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    Wish I had training partners.

    Wish I had training partners.
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    If I want to learn combat, I would go to a master...

    If I want to learn combat, I would go to a master that is a very good fighter.

    If I want to learn chi kung, I would go to a master that is very healthy and vital.

    Ideally both combined into...
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    Nice! Here's another version from my lineage. It...

    Nice! Here's another version from my lineage. It shares some characteristics with the first video in the list such as "Catch Tiger in Mountains."

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waV8xBD3N50
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    I'm having trouble with the first part of this,...

    I'm having trouble with the first part of this, that there are better ways of fighting than martial arts. Martial arts are by definition the arts of war that have been through trial by fire and...
  10. This is how I was taught to punch in Wing Chun....

    This is how I was taught to punch in Wing Chun. Relaxed hand, punch squeeze last 6 inches, and relax again. Soft Hard Soft. If you do it well enough your punch will make a cool snapping sound. heh
  11. False leg, Bow Arrow, Horse, Six-Four, Single...

    False leg, Bow Arrow, Horse, Six-Four, Single leg, Goat, Unicorn...I love how they all can flow together in the footwork to generate a lot of power, and provide a framework for agility and fluidity...
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    Competing in this would be a dream come true.

    Competing in this would be a dream come true.
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    One of the best I've seen here if we are talking...

    One of the best I've seen here if we are talking strictly kung fu.
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    My Tiger-Crane form has this, it's called:...

    My Tiger-Crane form has this, it's called: Continuous Arrow Punching.
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    There are plenty of kung fu patterns that are...

    There are plenty of kung fu patterns that are used from either or both sides. Make sure all your main defense patterns for upper, middle, lower, and side cover both right and left modes of attack.
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    It has been said multiple times now but it must...

    It has been said multiple times now but it must be said again...

    Traditional kung fu IS fighting.
  17. I suppose we shall see. :)

    I suppose we shall see. :)
  18. Actually my goal right now really is to go back...

    Actually my goal right now really is to go back to the basics, to consolidate the very most basics to a really deep level, to build a better foundation for the higher level training.

    He never...
  19. It's ok, I know I'm not going to change your view...

    It's ok, I know I'm not going to change your view about my school, its no biggie.

    However a couple points, there is a wide range of opinion in Wahnam about how the horse stance can be practiced,...
  20. Personally I just kept an open mind when I first...

    Personally I just kept an open mind when I first started learning, it was my experiences that led me to sticking around. There was never any blindness involved.

    The thought that there might be an...
  21. 1. What pray tell is so fundamentally wrong with...

    1. What pray tell is so fundamentally wrong with respecting your Sifu, and following their instructions?

    2. How is learning a system and practicing it being brainwashed? Though I am glad you have...
  22. Because I clearly was trying to entangle you ^_^...

    Because I clearly was trying to entangle you ^_^ It was a simple and direct question really. If you haven't sparred with us, or received our training and practiced it for some time, you really can't...
  23. Have you trained with us at some point?

    Have you trained with us at some point?
  24. The problem is that most internal martial arts...

    The problem is that most internal martial arts nowadays are degraded and are not genuine.

    I practice Southern Shaolin kung fu, and the internal aspect has been kept intact due to the directness of...
  25. Opening and closing the guard (both hands and...

    Opening and closing the guard (both hands and feet) for safe entry is a very important skill, so definitely controlling vs guarding, controlling is of a higher level.
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