Chinese Swords forms start with the Jian, or a Dao, out of the scabbard held in the left hand. This at attention stance is a sort of half ready posture. From this position the weapon can be brought quickly into action. In the video we look at the technique men at arms employed to quickly … More Chinese Swords & Swordsmanship: Taking the On Guard Ready Stance
“This morning, 69 year old Ma Baoguo, “gate keeper of Hunyuan Xingyi Taijiquan” against Wang Qingmin, 50 year old sanda enthusiast. It didn’t take long.” – Jarek Szymanski (who provided me with the video). Ma is famous for posting a video of him “beating a British MMA champ” and then challenging Xu Xiao Dong, only … More Ma Bao Guo defeated by San Da Kickboxing Enthusiast
A quick note from Dr. Troy Schott: I received this an email from Grapplearts Stephan Kesting. I thought it was excellent and a good set of guidelines that can be applied to all martial arts schools. You can find the complete post here. Below are the guidelines: Guidelines for Opening Up Jiu-Jitsu Again During COVID-19 … More Guidelines For Reopening a Martial Arts School
Rarely seen set and learned before the 64 Palms in the Wutan school.
March 29, 2020 Dr. Troy Schott, D.C. Master Jason Tsou (鄒家驤) was born in Taiwan, Republic of China, in 1949. He began his martial arts studies more than 50 years ago when at the age of eleven he learned Mei Hwa Chang Quan (Plum Blossom Long Fist kung fu) from Grandmaster Wu Ti-Pang. This was his first exposure … More Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E03: Jason Tsou On Traditional Chinese Martial Arts