Zhàn Zhuāng: A POWERFUL Method for Martial Arts and Health

 Zhàn Zhuāng: A POWERFUL Method for Martial Arts and Health What is Zhàn Zhuāng 站樁? It is the concept of standing in a particular stance and adhering to certain principles. Zhàn Zhuāng is an ancient health practice from China. There was a an integration of these methods in Traditional Chinese Martial Arts with the creation …

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DID THE UFC HAVE A TAI CHI FIGHTER?

Did the UFC have a Tai Chi fighter? While you intrigued by this question, let us briefly talk about Tai Chi. Tai Chi in our current times, especially in the West, is thought of as a “health exercise”. As supposed to what it was and is, a martial art or way of combat. Yang Lu …

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WHAT IS BRUCE LEE’S NATURAL UNNATURALNESS?

LISTEN ON SPOTIFY FOR AUDIO VERSION OF BLOG POST Art work by @one_millon_colors What is Bruce Lee’s Natural Unnaturalness? Or Unnatural naturalness? As Bruce Lee said it in an interview as per the video below.  During the interview it is summed up by the man interviewing him as Yin and Yang; The unification of the …

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WHAT IS MENTAL FORCE?

READ OR LISTEN TO SHORT AUDIO OF BLOG BELOW It is the ability to decide; your will to do, whatever you want to do. Regardless, of what may be the cause or influence for your call to action. The ability to act, to move, specifically with regards to the body, is done because of one’s …

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BADUANJIN | 5TH FORM

Below is a quote from THE BADUANJIN MANUAL OF JIN TISHENG-translated by Paul Brennan’s translation: 強身不死之道“Here is a method of strengthening the body to prevent death.”岳飛– Yue Fei The fifth form of Baduanjin is said to remove the “heart heat”. In traditional Chinese medicine it is believed that the people have a boiling point, which is manifested with external symptoms …

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BADUANJIN | 4th FORM | ALLEVIATE FATIGUE

“REPEATED TURN OF THE HEAD,” is the fourth form of Ba Duan Jin. As per the video below, this is the version taught to me by my Shifu, Dr Jeff Lan. Below is a quote from THE BADUANJIN MANUAL OF JIN TISHENG-translated by Paul Brennan’s translation: 強身不死之道 “Here is a method of strengthening the body to prevent death.” 岳飛 …

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BADUANJIN | 3rd FORM | IMPROVING DIGESTION

Following the second form of Baduanjin, is the third part. Using the version of Baduanjin taught to me by Shifu, Dr Jeff Lan. The third form is called, “Holding Up A Single Hand.” Below is a quote from THE BADUANJIN MANUAL OF JIN TISHENG-translated by Paul Brennan’s translation: 強身不死之道 “Here is a method of strengthening the body …

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BADUANJIN: THE SECOND FORM

We will discuss the second part of classical Ba Duan Jin, carrying on from the first form. Below is a quote from THE BADUANJIN MANUAL OF JIN TISHENG-translated by Paul Brennan’s translation: 強身不死之道 “Here is a method of strengthening the body to prevent death.” 岳飛 – Yue Fei ALSO AVAILABLE ON DEADLYDUELS.COM BADUANJIN: THE FIRST FORM …

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BADUANJIN: THE FIRST FORM

Ba Duan Jin is said to be have been created by a few figures, amongst them is the renowned General Yue Fei, said to have created the Qi Gong exercise for his soldiers. Its history like most Qi Gong forms or traditional Chinese martial arts, is vast and riddled with myth and legends. Kindly note, …

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