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    And then: ...

    And then:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pUHxvC60Q8
  2. Thanks for the book review! Can you provide...

    Thanks for the book review!

    Can you provide links to Agnes Chan's videos? A search brings up music video by some pop star of the same name, ha.
  3. Some info about the Hua Quan sets that entered into Shaolin Luohan quan

    Jiazi Quan was an ancient Muslim martial art from western China that also was the basis from which the Muslim Cha Quan and Hua Quan systems in Shandong were developed from. Mi Zhong Quan also has a...
  4. By far one of the best English books on Qi and internal arts that I have read.

    http://www.amazon.com/What-Master-Gaofei-Brady-Smallwood/dp/098907370X/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1411679888&sr=1-2&keywords=what+is+chi%3F

    This book has been out of print since it first came...
  5. Thanks! Much appreciated! There is a lot of...

    Thanks! Much appreciated!

    There is a lot of hidden history in the book and lots of interesting information that connects the dots between various styles and is very thought provoking.
  6. my Chinese Martial Arts book is finally out.

    My kung fu history / analysis book is available for sale on Amazon.com

    Today, the martial arts of Bagua Zhang, Taiji Quan, and Xing/Xin Yi Quan are the best known of the Neijia arts and are often...
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    Well, the three roads of Rou Quan described in...

    Well, the three roads of Rou Quan described in the Shaolin Encyclopedia are practiced as 2 roads now: the famous Yi Lu and Er Lu. But Er Lu is only done at Dengfeng.
    Another thing about this version...
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    That extra sequence he added makes the new...

    That extra sequence he added makes the new version feel disjointed and out of sorts.
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    So, that's his big claim that he made up the...

    So, that's his big claim that he made up the form, when obviously its been around since when we was much younger and others in Shi Degen's lineage also did the set.
    Same as with the Six Harmony...
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    Okay, finally went to my storage area and found...

    Okay, finally went to my storage area and found it:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtJNf7vkWcU
    That's the version he learned from Shi Degen, way back when. So there is clear doubt that he made it...
  11. and then the last sentence ruins the whole thing,...

    and then the last sentence ruins the whole thing, ha.
    "people learning from the internet or dvds".

    seems that people today want all the gain but don't want to spend money for a real teacher and...
  12. Bawang is right about the spear lengths. and that...

    Bawang is right about the spear lengths. and that its not really a flick of the wrist, as much as a rotation of the tendon/ligaments which reguires strength, both external and internal. The Yang...
  13. There are various other books older than this one...

    There are various other books older than this one published in 1600s that shows and writes about many fist practice at Shaolin. That Shaolin Temple history book that came out a few years ago by...
  14. Who care about 'modern shaolin'. Whatever is...

    Who care about 'modern shaolin'. Whatever is practiced at modern shaolin is just what was done for them to do exhibitions. That's modern shaolin.

    BUT the actual traditional Shaolin Quan is being...
  15. Yang Family were famous, men and women, for their...

    Yang Family were famous, men and women, for their spear play. They were always in the military. Yang Family spear play consists of routines that are based on the length of the spear. So there is the...
  16. Yecha is like a vampire, forked teeth.

    Yecha is like a vampire, forked teeth.
  17. Main here is generally considered to mean Soft,...

    Main here is generally considered to mean Soft, Cotton.

    Wen Family martial arts are now known as Chuo Jiao and Ba Fan Shou. Military and Scholarly Wen Family martial arts.
    I think they are from...
  18. Main Zhang Duanda, Cotton Palm Close Strikes,...

    Main Zhang Duanda, Cotton Palm Close Strikes, still exists as a style in China.
    I have seen some of the routines.

    But other books from the 1600s about Shaolin martial arts all mention a Yue Jia...
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    Shaolin Wu Xing Lian Huan Quan

    In Liu Zhenhai's Shaolin book, on page 163 it shows this Shaolin Five Elements Linking Fist set, I learned it long long ago. But I have never seen a video of it anywhere nor any information about...
  20. Doesn't it also say in a different answer to a...

    Doesn't it also say in a different answer to a question, that Shaolin has their beloved Taizu Chang Quan? I remember see that.
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    here's an interesting research paper about Qigong...

    here's an interesting research paper about Qigong and cancer therapy:
    http://www.qigonginstitute.org/html/papers/ReviewQG4Cancer.pdf
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    18 Posture Taiji Qigong is very easy for old...

    18 Posture Taiji Qigong is very easy for old people to follow and practice. There are a lot of book and videos of this routine.

    It is known as Shiba Shi Taiji Qigong on YouTube.
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    then it happened again when the troops of the...

    then it happened again when the troops of the southern song (Yue Fei's soldiers) came home and they spread their own martial arts.

    That's the next major dividing line. Moving out of Hong Quan into...
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    For practical reasons:

    Here's all the video on Youtube I could find of the Quanxi Jia and Quandong Jia sets (most posted by our friends here):

    Quanxi Jia

    - Wudang Da Hong Quan version:...
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    DownloadHelper is a free program that saves all...

    DownloadHelper is a free program that saves all videos, especially YouTube.
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