Practical approaches to Chinese martial arts training

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

Ground Dragon Classic Boxing of Shandong Province

Dì Lóng Jīng Quán “Ground Dragon Classic Boxing”, short piece on ground dragon boxing in Gaomi county Weifang prefecture Shandong province. Di Long Jing Quan is a system of martial arts known for it’s wide range of ground fighting techniques. The style has traditionally been practiced in several counties along the border between Weifang and … More Ground Dragon Classic Boxing of Shandong Province

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