While there are always some variations based upon tradition, lineage or teacher, the following outline indeed has a commonality in the Chinese martial arts world. I’d argue that this commonality extends to both “northern” and “southern”, and both “external” and “internal”. As I have stated before, I am not a big fan of these attributions. … More Practical approaches to Chinese martial arts training
“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
10th Planet Long Beach was founded by Chai Sirisute, long time student of Eddie Bravo and Rigan Machado. Chai earned his black belt in 2014 from Bravo and has placed 1st in multiple NAGA tournaments, winning 3rd in IBJJF’s 2016 no-gi Worlds tournament.
May 15, 2020 Dr. Troy Schott, D.C. Sifu Ed has studied a variety of martial arts for over 40 years, holding a black belt or equivalent rank and instructor’s certification in Jeet Kune Do, Savate, Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu, Karate and Kung Fu. He has competed in numerous full-contact competitions, including full-contact karate, kickboxing, Savate, … More Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E06: Sifu Ed Monaghan On the Philosophy and Culture of Martial Arts
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
There is a great deal of debate swirling in the Chinese Martial Arts Community about whether it is ethical to call out those in our community that would otherwise be considered frauds and fakes in any other community. For instance, among the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu community, there are frauds that are called out from time … More Calling Out Frauds: Does It Go Against Wu De?