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    Release of Facebook page

    Hi All,

    I am pleased to release my Facebook page on CCK TCPM style. I will also discontinue to host the Delphi TJPM forum. As I am not certain if Delphi forum will delete my account, please save...
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    Thank you, Kevin for an interesting article. ...

    Thank you, Kevin for an interesting article.

    About White Ape, I believe there are quite a few different versions of it. Nevertheless, the White Ape (any version) and Monkey King from the novel...
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    Zhang Fu Zhou is a student of Grandmaster Wang...

    Zhang Fu Zhou is a student of Grandmaster Wang Guo Dian, who was a student of Great Grandmaster Ren Feng Rui. GM Wang Guo Dian and GM Chiu both studied under GGM Ren Feng Rui in Yantai.

    This is...
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    Well, if you read Chinese here's my Qigong...

    Well, if you read Chinese here's my Qigong "theory" in a nut shell. I wrote this for a Chinese forum discussion. Hope it helps.



    Mantis108
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    Personally, Tanglang Qigong is build on one...

    Personally, Tanglang Qigong is build on one foundation move. That is generally known as "Xian Ren Gong Shou" (Immortal Raises Hands). In fact, this move is partially incorporated into most if not all...
  6. Thread: Fanche

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    Hi Kevin, I believe GM Chiu taught Xiao...

    Hi Kevin,

    I believe GM Chiu taught Xiao Fanche in Macau and Vietnam but not in HK. I also believe that our version is missing Luo Bu Fan Che and Shang Bu Lu Lu - 2 moves.

    BTW, I recently...
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    Hi Kevin, I believe we call that Jian Bu San...

    Hi Kevin,

    I believe we call that Jian Bu San Chui (箭步三捶) in CCK TCPM.

    BTW, for those who are interested, here is our version of "One Step Three Punches" with application.
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  8. Thread: Meihua Lu

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    Plum Flower usually refers to the five hands...

    Plum Flower usually refers to the five hands which are "Gou" (hook), "Lou" (grab), "Cai" (pluck), "Gua" (hanging), "Pi" (split/chop).

    In the Greater Meihua Line, the plum flower would be the five...
  9. Thread: Meihua Lu

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    Hi TaiChiMantis, Kevin is correct that...

    Hi TaiChiMantis,

    Kevin is correct that DanZhai MeiHua has nothing to do with Mei Hua Lu, which is created by Jiang Hua Long.

    Our DZMH has many classic combinations from other forms found in...
  10. Let's not forget the "Bear style" ;) ...

    Let's not forget the "Bear style" ;)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUcXoZTQLLA

    I think we should remember that fighting based on animal styles are usually based on context just like the Bear...
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    Thoughts on the Wang Lang story.

    Once again we see the subject of Wang Lang story being brought up in various discussions on KFO. Also the matter of "Luohan Xinggong Duanda" manuscripts has been brought up as well.

    Here's my...
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    Agreed. BTW, Nice apps of the WASP. ...

    Agreed.

    BTW, Nice apps of the WASP.

    Warmest regards

    Robert
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    Well, technically you can make a form with 6 to 8...

    Well, technically you can make a form with 6 to 8 roads from all the variations of "Yi Bu San Chui" (one step three punches) only. So...

    Mantis108
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    Unfortunately, prolification of forms is...

    Unfortunately, prolification of forms is inevitable. Such is the nature of "art".



    IMHO, Lan Jie and Bazhou in our style is very much "one form" together.



    I would keep all 64 Shou Fa....
  15. Thread: Mor Wan Palm

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    As far as Mor Wan Jeung goes, there is only one...

    As far as Mor Wan Jeung goes, there is only one version. I am sorry to contradict your senior but I am afraid it's misleading to say there are more than one version of MWJ out there.
  16. Thread: Mor Wan Palm

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    Hi GungLiChun (Steve?), Six Harmony Palm is...

    Hi GungLiChun (Steve?),

    Six Harmony Palm is Lok Hop Jeung in Cantonese or Liu He Zhang in Mandarin. It is from Di Gong Men (ground skill school) which is a "ground skill" system found in...
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    Well, as far as Sao Fa (Shou Fa) within the CCK...

    Well, as far as Sao Fa (Shou Fa) within the CCK TCPM system goes, GM Chiu officially taught a set of 64 not including the variations and counters. My mentor/teacher Galen Fok taught about 30 of them....
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    Well, this is a huge topic. One can easily write...

    Well, this is a huge topic. One can easily write an entire book on it. According to legend, the Wooden Dummy training as found in the Southern arts originated with the Southern Shaolin Temple. It is...
  19. Thread: Mor Wan Palm

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    If you don't mind my asking, who would be the...

    If you don't mind my asking, who would be the person that is going to teach you the form? Now, please understand I am not asking for the name of the person per se. I am asking if the person in...
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    Form(s) should at least "speak" something of your...

    Form(s) should at least "speak" something of your system thus it/they should never be just a bundle or packaging of techniques. Seed forms of a system address not only the fundamentals of the system...
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    Um.... This is interesting because I have seen a...

    Um.... This is interesting because I have seen a more "abstract" version of Wah Lum big mantis. The version in the link is definitely more keen on following the Bengbu form although it is clear that...
  22. Very nice clip. It seems to me it's the first...

    Very nice clip.

    It seems to me it's the first section of Zhaiyao being done as 2 men form. It's definitely not Fanche. I think the last part is about the technique "one elbow covers half of the...
  23. Thread: Jon Funk

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    Hi taichi4eva, The 5 forms for my own...

    Hi taichi4eva,

    The 5 forms for my own practice are:

    Qi Shou
    Xiao Fanche/Liuhe Zhang
    Lanjie
    Bazhou (shang xia as one form)
    Dan Zhai Meihua
  24. Thread: Jon Funk

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    Sometimes no matter how excellent a teacher or a...

    Sometimes no matter how excellent a teacher or a coach is there might just be a character conflict existed between student and teacher. So if Mr. Funk isn't the type of teacher that you are looking...
  25. Thread: Jon Funk

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    Hand form wise, CCK TCPM didn't have a lot of...

    Hand form wise, CCK TCPM didn't have a lot of forms. The only form that is created by GM Chiu is the wooden dummy form and that's about it.

    Now, weaponry is a different story. I am by no mean an...
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