Senki – Episode 03 – Simon Lockett & Marc Mastrandrea – Brothers in Arms

By Byron Jacobs Simon Lockett & Marc Mastrandrea study Yin Style Bagua Zhang under Master Xu Shixi in Beijing, China. They have forged a deep friendship through their love of the martial arts. Here we have a glimpse into their training, their thoughts and that of their Master’s as well as we visited during an … More Senki – Episode 03 – Simon Lockett & Marc Mastrandrea – Brothers in Arms

Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio Episode 2: Tim Cartmell On What It Means to Train Martial Arts

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/index.html Tim Cartmell is a martial artist best known as an author and translator of martial arts books. He is an Eighth Degree Black Belt (Master) in Kung-Fu San Soo, spent 11 years in Taiwan and Mainland China training in the Chinese Internal Martial Arts, and a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He fought in … More Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio Episode 2: Tim Cartmell On What It Means to Train Martial Arts

Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio Episode 1: An Introduction

Introduction episode I’m Dr. Troy Schott Began martial arts in 1994 with Young Olympians Karate A strong interest in Eastern philosophy and religion. Influenced by Bruce Lee, Kwai-Chang Caine and the Kung Fu series. Began studying Yang style Taijiquan with Steve Chevalier starting with the Cheng Man-Ching short form, and then the long form from … More Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio Episode 1: An Introduction

Taijiquan Fighting Principles and Techniques Volume 1

A student and I review, discuss, and drill applications and the principles they are meant to teach. Sorry about the sound, the camera usually catches these things better. “What is the method that makes it possible to entice the opponent to enter, cause him to fall into emptiness, unite with him and then throw him … More Taijiquan Fighting Principles and Techniques Volume 1

Chinese Wrestling and The Internal Martial Arts: A Look at the Relationship to Shuai Jiao

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend two different seminars on of Shuai Jiao or Chinese wrestling. The first was a Baoding style taught by James Lin, who’s father David Lin trained with Chang Dong Sheng. Chang was well-known for being one of the best fighters to come out of the Republican periods in China. … More Chinese Wrestling and The Internal Martial Arts: A Look at the Relationship to Shuai Jiao

INTERVIEW WITH ZHAO DAOXIN Recorded by Huang Jitao Translated from Chinese by Andrzej Kalisz

This is an excellent interview from one of the 20th century’s great Chinese Internal Martial Artists. Zhao Daoxin was a student of Zhang Zhaodong, one of the most capable Xingyiquan fighters of the early 20th century, and Wang Xiangzhai, the founder of Yiquan, one of the only “Internal” martial arts experts with a verifiable fighting … More INTERVIEW WITH ZHAO DAOXIN Recorded by Huang Jitao Translated from Chinese by Andrzej Kalisz