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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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Developing a ‘Tai Chi’ fighter to hang with Boxers, Kickboxers, BJJ and, and MMA fighters

Lets examine some BASIC features that some Tai Chi fighters might try to employ to “Hang” with fighters from other styles: Characteristics of Tai chi fighter, Tai Chi is a ‘Chuan’ which means fist and loosely translated as ‘Boxing’. These … Continue reading

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12 Round circuit training 3 min. rounds 1 min. rest/water

Circuit- alternate partner glove work, heavy bag, strength rounds. Warm up- a. Running, high knees, butt kicks, side ways, alternate feet, skip jumps, 5 hops, ect. b. Stretching set. Round 1- Glove work: one-n-one defense slip slip bob left right … Continue reading

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“Fighting is Dictated by Universal Principles”- Jeff Ruth

Had a good sparring class last night where the instructor said- “Fighting is dictated by universal principles“…we went over two principles that scream 2 Taijiquan classic principles. Bear in mind, Jeff Ruth(does NOT study or practice Taijiquan. He is a … Continue reading

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