The Yin and Yang of training →
Click on heading to view posting from Micheal Pearce’s blog with an excellent comparison between external and internal approaches to training. He is recording his experiences as he studies MaGui Bagua with Li Baohua.
The Andrea Falk Seminar Summaries
Xingyi Spear Fundamentals Seminar Jan. 28, 2012 The spear seminar started with a focus on spear handling techniques. Especially, left and right low block, overhead chop (ie: spinning the spear on alternating sides of the body). Understanding proper hand positions, the downward strike, and the use of turning the body to power the movement was an important part of the drill. This was practiced...
"Spectacular outside performance is less...
An interview with Di Guo-yong on the hungarian Kung Fu Academy’s website. Once the formalities are over with (1st and 2nd answers), master Di compares modern wushu with traditional kungfu.
Everything I teach is wrong
When I show a movement or posture, it is correct for the student I show it to at that moment. But it is an approximation - a simplification. As a student progresses, what I show will change as the emphasis of what is to be learnt changes.