“there is no truth apart from technique”
The Three Basic Punches Method
The three basic punches form the foundation of the Wujido Style. To remind the student the Wujido Style is popular nomenclature for a unique Shaolin form made up of several Shaolin Styles from the early periods from the 15th and 16th Century primarily with methods and trainings from the original Shaolin period of the Sui and Tang periods. There is no attempt to modernize the art with the various performance grade wushu styles which are both […]
How to practice a front heel kick
This form of practice utilizes the 5 section method integrating also two additional aspects to the player’s training regime. One, the development of posted up strength and balance for the platform leg and two, extending and stretching with power to both extend the range of motion of the kicking and posting leg as well as powering up the joint to prevent injuries from explosive extension of your kicks.
Add to this the additional work […]
Applying the 5 Section Kick Method
The fundamental kicking methods are four; the front kick, the roundhouse kick, the heel kick, and the back kick. From these four kicks derive the majority of the advanced dynamic kicks that are common to almost all martial arts styles that utilize kicks as a main feature. This means Karate, Tae kwon do, Kungfu, Muay Tai, and even Savate and other lesser known styles.
Each style has their own special nuance to the performance […]
There are a few basic movements that come natural using the legs. There is walking, running, jumping, squatting, and kneeling. The amazing capacity of the hips and legs to perform almost an infinite variety of movement in dance and sports goes to the amazing capacity of the legs and hips to move to the will and intent of the doer.
However, for those interested in such advanced movements as performed in dance, yoga, martial arts, and sports; it is necessary to […]
learn real kungfu and karate
For those who have participated in formal training in karate, taekwondo, and other forms of bushido there are formal stances and postures that are part of the training. Although the attention stance is not generally used so much in kungfu training in America and other places it is valuable as a tool for self-discipline and keeping order in a classroom setting and to display respect to higher ranks in martial arts systems in general. In […]
In the beginning of what we call the Shaolin art of Quanfa there were nine exercises. These nine exercises were the original muscle and tendon changing exercises. At first these were basic static exercises and as time went on they grew into 12 postures and then 18 postures and from that point through a process of expansion and variation we have the received art which has changed and modified countless times over the years.
One of the original and most important […]
Learn Wujido Karate/Kungfu
What is the most important stance to train when training in the Shaolin Kungfu (Wushu)? There is no question that the most important stance is the Horse. The Horse Stance, called Ma Bu in Chinese and resembles the shape one takes when riding a horse; thus, it is a horse-riding posture. What may not be well-known is the origin of the horse-riding posture. Also, in many styles of kungfu there are different variants of the horse-riding […]