Category Archives: Fighting: San Shou/Sanda/Shuai Chiao

Questions on Taijiquan

Q: Can you Talk about Zhong ding? A: Zhong ding is central equilibrium in Taijiquan. What are we centering with? We are centering with the ‘Taiji pole’ that runs through the body from the top of the head at ‘bai … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Fighter Essential Links

Eastern Medicine Essentials Acupuncture: Warrior-Acupuncturist Network Acupuncture: Chinese Channels and Vessel acupoints Acupuncture: Korean Sa Sang Constitution Medicine Acupuncture: SaAm: 5 element system Acupuncture: Master Tong’s acupoints Acupuncture: Constitution acupuncture Chinese Medicine: Diagnosis and Internal medicine Chinese Medicine: Psychology Chinese … Continue reading

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“Jin Lu” and “Jing Luo” Demystified for Taijiquan, Tui shou, Da Shou, and San Shou

Two very different Chinese terms: “Jin Lu” is path of Power for “fa jin” “emitting force” and “Jing Luo” is the qi paths used in acupuncture. 勁 Jin/Chin is intrinsic strength The chin [intrinsic strength] should be rooted in the … Continue reading

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Taiji Da Shou: 5 Hammers (punches) of Yang Taijiquan Gong fu

last edit 3/3/2015 5 hammers (punches) of Yang Taijiquan are: 1. Step, parry, deflect, and hammer strike (punch). 6x 2. Twist body hammer.3x 3. Unload, parry, deflect, and hammer.3x 4. Punch down hammer.1x 5. Punch crotch (bladder) hammer.1x Put together, … Continue reading

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Kwoon Alliance: 2015 Winter Edition

We’re gonna make this Quarterly when I can get time to be creative between school semesters, this Winter we covered: Sifu Alex Shpigel: We had Chinese medicine Doctor and full contact Champion from San Diego Alex Shpigel: We tried a … Continue reading

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