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The Art of Fighting Without Fighting

Posted by on Saturday, August 30, 2014, In : Video 


In the scene above from the 1973 classic Bruce Lee movie Enter the Dragon, the main character, Mr Lee, encounters a bully while travelling on a boat. When ask of his style, Lee replies;

“You can call it the art of fighting without fighting”.

He agrees to show the bully his art but instead of violence, he uses his intelligence and traps the bully on a smaller boat. This segment of the film was adapted from a similar incident that is said to have happened to a 16th century samurai warrio...
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Kung Fu Footage - 1930s

Posted by on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, In : Video 


Footage of kung fu training from the 1930s, a time when the martial arts saw a period
of revived official acceptance in China after years of being outlawed.
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Chu Minyi - Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan

Posted by on Friday, October 11, 2013, In : Video 


A demonstration of Wu style Tai Chi Chuan by Chu Minyi, disciple of Wu Jianquan, filmed in 1937 in Shanghai. Chu shows the Wu style set, tuishou and his 'modern and scientific' approach to kung fu including his 'stick' and 'ball' training methods.
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Wudang Light Body

Posted by on Saturday, August 3, 2013, In : Video 


A demonstration of Wudang (Wu-tang) Light Body Kung Fu by Master Chen Shixing

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Shaolin Iron Body – The Headstand

Posted by on Friday, July 12, 2013, In : Video 


A Shaolin monk demonstrating a headstand exercise to strengthen the skull
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Shaolin Iron Body – Leg Training

Posted by on Sunday, June 2, 2013, In : Video 


This video demonstrates a training method used by Shaolin monks to strengthen or condition their legs. Known as Iron Body, by repeatedly hitting parts of their body over a period of years they make it gradually get stronger and stronger.

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