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Seeing the Whole Picture

Learn Real Kung fu Lao Pai What we attempt here in this first introductory article is to broaden the perspective of both the novice, the specialists, as well as the traditionalist.  In the evolution of the civil martial arts in society it can be stated with a high degree of confidence that the way we…

Authentic Practice of Nei Gong

Authentic Practice of Nei Gong What is and is not internal practice, or more popularly known as internal Kungfu? This is of great interest to some, whether a person is just learning that there are deeper and more profound arts well beyond the concept of punching and kicking, throwing, or grappling; and that these practices…

the Unique Principle of Wujido

The Six Harmonies and 8 Methods The genesis of Wujido arose from the summer of 1990 in Dallas Texas during intensive research into the common principles in what we will call the “essence” of Bushido and the ancient Wuyi principles expressed in the Wuxing (five elements fist). The research was part of a “post-graduate” thesis/dissertation…

The Supreme Path

Reaching the highest level in Kungfu What is the supreme path of disciples?  How does this pertain to the practice of kungfu? When we practice martial arts, kungfu, karate, even Tai Chi how is this relevant for our consideration?  This is clearly an important consideration as anyone who has participated in the deeper things of…

Yang family Taijiquan

  One of the most famous and popular of all the Chinese Internal martial arts systems today is the Yang family Taijiquan. So famous in fact that it is considered a category all its own.  Not often does one hear of it as a martial art but only as “Tai Chi” or Taijiquan.  Taijiquan is…

Meet the Good Teacher

      Meet Dr Harkins 9th Dan Dr. Harkins (Grandmaster) 9th Dan is the Headmaster and founder of the Wujido Institute. His background is multifaceted spanning a great many disciplines from youth onward. In his youth his athletic training included gymnastics, trapeze, sports, wrestling, track and field, football etc, all of which he excelled. Academic…

Young Tigers

Virtuous exercise builds strong foundation The Young Tiger Program Young Tigers is a group that was founded in 2002 specifically to address the aspirations and ambitions of the Wujido youth.  The training at the Wujido Institute is quite disciplined and rigorous but at the same time fun and full of interest for most of the…