Internal Martial Arts

General category inclusive of articles containing information about Taijiquan, Xingyiquan, BaGuazhang, Liuhebafa, I-quan, Natural School Boxing, and Wujiquan

Bagua: Pre-Heaven and Post-Heaven

Kungfu Secrets RevealedOne of the reasons why there are not as many practitioners of Kungfu here in the United States and quite honestly, even in China there is less and less interest in the modern version of Kungfu referred to in country as Wushu (martial arts) is that many keys to knowledge are hidden away…

Tai Chi in Plano at the meetup intensive training sessions

A real workout Everyone is learning that training at the meet up intensive is just that.  Intense! Thursdays at the Plano location provides the opportunity to participate at whatever level you are at and provide a challenge.  The environment is intimate with special thanks to the traditional Chinese Dance location at K Ave. north of…

Creating an Internal Structure Through Torso Methods

Taijiquan: Beginning Torso Methods The following is a monograph submitted by Josh Hart edited by Dr. Harkins Dashi headmaster of the Wujido Institute.  Josh Hart is a Senior “Da Ge” in the Taijiquan Department at the Wujido Institute. One of the key elements in the practice of Taijiquan is application of a set of principles…

BaGua Zhang

White Ape Offers Fruit Many years ago there was a student who had dedicated years of his life to master the “traditional” forms of (Qingdai) Wushu such as Choileifut, Hungquan, Wingchun, he approached a highly respected and revered master and inquired of him how to take his practice to a higher level as there seemed…

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…

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…