Wushu/Bushido

General category of Chinese Fighting Styles both internal and external styles inclusive

The 7 Requirements

 

Double Tornado Broadswords 1992

True Kungfu is a way of life that must have honor, virtue, chivalry, fearlessness in order to have true meaning in a persons life.  Just learning techniques so we can hurt another person or defend ourselves is a very narrow goal.  It is also true and reasonable to understand that merely learning a set of movements and routines (prearranged sequences of movements, techniques and so forth) just because they are “traditional” and in order […]

Kungfu; red pill or blue pill?

Kungfu; red pill or blue pill?

In the beginning it is not uncommon for a person to look at martial arts with a bias, being there are so many misconceptions about what it is a person can accomplish and how it is that a person can go about getting there.  There is the wide array of what is in the public domain, and then there are the trade secrets that accompany almost any kind of martial art or combat sport.  […]

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 practice Wushu in the Chinese systems, and Bushido in the Japanese systems is not the same as the way those who dedicated their lives to the […]

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 and subsequent presentation for 8th Dan examination (1990) The title of the dissertation was “Wujido”. In this synthesis a great many theories and principles were tested […]

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 and scholarship activities include both university and private studies; inclusive of 12 years of biblical science studies of ancient forms of languages such as Hebrew, Aramaic, […]

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 youth.  As time passes with each new accomplishment in technical expertise and rank a Young Tiger finds new meaning and greater benefits that spill over in […]