“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 […]
Song of the 8 Methods
This has been the history of many inner schools. By providing guidelines in the form of poetry and song these provide a convenient way to memorize the instructions. Often also the instructions given in this way are also made obscure in order to dumbfound the ignorant and course individuals who often pollute the martial arts world. By providing riddles and metaphors in the form of song and meter it is possible to pass along extremely […]
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 […]
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 real Karate/Kungfu
It may appear to the beginner that learning stances is outdated or is not necessary. This is a great mistake and based on several misunderstandings about the purpose of stance training. In Kungfu we refer to stance training when we refer to taking various different poses. Some of the poses are static and others are not. To believe the practice is simple and not difficult and not applicable is another great mistake.
Kungfu and/or Karate are not just […]