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Articles : selection

zhangling

Master Zhangling

Heavenly Master Zhang was a legendary immortal capable of fighting demons and chasing away evil spirits.

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apple

Diététique Chinoise: La Pomme (Diet: Apple)

Découvrez les bienfaits de la pomme.

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black tiger

Kung Fu: TERMS AND DEFINITION

An important spect of Chinese culture, and one that its roots in the prehistoric past, is the development of classical systems of sparring and grappling.

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yin tai chi

Ying Tai Chi Chuan

Demonstration by Saline (school Perle et Dragons in France) Ying (eagle) Tai chi chuan.

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tonfa

Tonfa. Sunshi No Kun Bo Kata

Tunkwa Hojo Undo & Sunshi No Kun Bo Kata with Master Calandra. Tonfa.
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budo

Wu ji

That by putting yourself in a standing position such as Wuji, "You are activating your own automatic maintenance system. So it doesn't matter if you have bad posture. Ici
saolim

Sao-Lim Kung Fu

Sao-Lim Hood Khar Paï is a fighting art from southern China, imbued with Ch'an Buddhism (Zen).

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clay johnson

Twenty-Five Years and Counting for Clay Johnson     

Adversity. Patience. Perseverance. These are just a few of the words that come to mind when you take a look at American Freestyle Martial Arts Academy Instructor Clay Johnson.
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Hozoin-Ryu

Hozoin-Ryu

The Hozoin-Ryu Sojutsu, a school of martial arts, was founded by Hozoin Kakuzenbo Hoin In-ei (-1607), a Buddhist monk of the Kofukuji Temple in Nara, Japan. 
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Demonstration Tai chi chuan in Tapei

The 5th Tai chi chuan (taijiquan) championship in October 2014 in Taipei brought together 530 people for the Zhengzi Taijiquan style. Here
sims taiji

Tai chi chuan "The Dao of Movement

Although the video is incorrectly titled Tai Chi Demonstration, there is Taijiquan and it is the basis of the main feature of this video, which is "The Dao of Movement".
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jiangao

Cang Hua Form Tang Lang

Form Canghua (hidden flower) of Praying Mantis kung fu (6 harmonies) by Master Jian Gao.
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sensei

Sensei Wolf Herbert

Wolfgang Herbert studied philosophy and theology at the University of Vienna before entering the doctoral programs on Japanese studies and criminal sociology, and obtained his doctorate in 1993.

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sensei

EDWARD WILLIAM BARTON

Born Edward William Wright on November 8, 1860 in Bangalore, India, he was the third of six children of railway engineer William Barton Wright and his wife Jane (called Jessie).
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minghe

Crane Kung Fu (Ming He)

Minghe boxing is a kind of traditional boxing of Zhongnan boxing, belonging to one of the four crane schools.
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asthme

ASTHMA AND MARTIAL ARTS

Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases of the airways of the lungs. In developed countries, it affects 7 to 10% of the population and it tends to increase.
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heyoten

Teisho

Karate shotokan technique "Teisho".Coming soon

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effondrement de la chine

The collapse of China

Without the spur of cultural exchanges and commercial competition, the Chinese could only stagnate and in the 19th century they kept a technical level similar to that of the Europeans five centuries earlier. Episodic relations with Europeans could teach nothing to the subjects of the Middle Kingdom, who affected a disdainful superiority vis-à-vis the "barbarians".
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xing yi

The Shang lineage of Xingyi

Chinese martial arts are numerous and complex. The Xingyi style understands and transmits their quintessence. It is one of the most powerful modern Chinese styles. Unique style, it encompasses ideology and thought, Technique, tactics, meditation and consciousness raising.

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chi kong fong ha

Chi (Qi) in practice

Chi is cultivated through the practice of four fundamental disciplines: - sitting meditation, - standing meditation or Wiji Chi Kong (qi gong), - standing meditation or Wiji Chi Kong (qi gong), - standing meditation or Wiji Chi Kong (qi gong), - the standing meditation or Wiji Chi Kong (qi gong), - the standing meditation or Wiji Chi Kong (qi gong), - the practice of intention or I Chuan (yi quan), - tai chi chuan (taijiquan).
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emei

Emei daggers (Emei Ci)

Emei Spikes (Emei Ci) appeared as a weapon in martial arts in the late Qing Dynasty in the Emei Mountains (hence the name)
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kuangpingyang

Kuang Ping Yang Tai Chi

Ancient form of tai chi chuan Yang Kuang Ping Yang Tai Chi (Guang Ping Yang Tai Chi)
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Zen

Zen school

Zen, a Japanese philosophical school of Chinese influence imported to Japan in the 12th century, or even “religion of non-religion” (A.Miller), encourages everyone to seek awakening, enlightenment (Satori)
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saline kung li chuan kung fu

Form Kung Fu Kung Li Chuan

Form Kung Li CHuan (or gong li quan) by Saline. mini-tutorial
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sensei

SENSEI - ORIGIN AND MEANING OF THE WORD

In the martial arts, there are different names for the title of teacher. In the following text I will mention and explain some of the most popular ones. One of the most common and famous words that indicates the specific title of teacher is certainly the Japanese word sensei.

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shaolin

SHAOLIN TEMPLE, BETWEEN LEGEND AND REALITY

It was at the request of a president of the U.S.A. who loved the Kung Fu series, that the Chinese state reopened Shaolin (with dynamite) the entrance being obstructed and abandoned for a very long time
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alan sims

alan Sims

Professor and author of several articles on tai chi chuan for Sifu Mag and other magazines.
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wong

Kung Fu Demonstration 1967

Excerpt from Kung Fu by Y.C.Wong on the occasion of the first martial arts festival organized in California in 1967.
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taijiquan

Origin of the Tai Chi Chuan name

When Master Yang Lu Chan first taught the art to Yung Nien, his art was called “Mien Quan (Meine chuan)” (cotton fist) or “Hua Quan (Hua chuan)” (Neutralizing Point), the name of Tai chi chuan (Taijiquan in piyin writing) did not yet exist.
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alan sims

Body rotation method in taichi

Master Jou Tsung Hwa's Tai Chi Body Rotation Method
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heyoten

Sensei WAN DER HEYOTEN CN 8 ème dan

Expert in Karate-Do, Tai Chi Chuan and ChiKong Louis Wan Der Heyoten has been practicing Karate-Do for 50 years.
At 68 in 2016, he is still pleased to have met Sensei YAHARA with whom he built his practice.
He is currently 8th dan, DESJEPS.
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fong ha

Direct transmission

Gongfu (or Kung Fu) is for martial artists, healers, Qigong practitioners, and anyone who wants to achieve something, and do it well.
Gongfu basically means skill. Everything we do in life refines our gongfu or doesn't, it's our choice.

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sensei

Eiku

The Eku or Ekku or Eiku is an Okinawan fishing oar that has become a weapon developed by fishermen for use on land and at sea.
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sensei

Sanchin Kata

According to some sources, it is believed that there are over 400 different katas in the world today in many styles of martial arts. However, if we want to single out one kata that is special in form and meaning, surely that would be the Sanchin kata.

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sensei

Sensei David Stainko

David “Sensei” Stainko, master of kinesiology and main organizer of kinesiological recreation, was born in Rijeka, Croatia in 1962.
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pung po

Bung Bo

Different Masters perform the Pung Po Form of the praying mantis style of kung fu.
The Bung Bo Kuen (stomping, or shaking earth) form is the basic form for praying mantis style kung fu.
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heyoten

Kata "KANKU SHO"

Karate Shotokan Kata "KANKU SHO"- Prochainement.

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Luo the Good

In China, born during the Qing Dynasty, Luo was a popular physician in Mianzhu County, in Sichuan province. He practiced his trade among the population.
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RELEXION OF ANCIENT "TAIJIQUAN OF WU YU XIANG"

The article is based on Sun Jian Guo's book on Taijiquan by Wu Yu Xiang (1812-1880), and some of its components.
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A TAIJIQUAN TREASURE OF CHEN FAMILY BOXING

In May 2015, a book written in Chinese on the "small frame" form of 64 postures of the Chen family was published in 2014.
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