After the pitiful display of fighting from yet another self-stylized master of Taijiquan, many of the obvious questions (and excuses) arise, “who was he?”, “why is he considered a master?”, etc. The “master” who was recently beaten was Ma Bao Guo. He is considered a grandmaster of Hunyuan Xingyi Taiji Gate (浑元形意太极门), a style … More What is Hunyuan Xingyi Taiji Gate?
“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
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
The spear is considered as the king of all weapons. Xingyi Quan techniques are derived from spear methods. The great spear is the heart and essence of Xingyi Quan. ⚫ Support this channel and all my projects: https://www.patreon.com/mushinmartial… ———————————————————————————————————- My Equipment: Microphone: https://amzn.to/3amNfYn Video Editing Software: https://amzn.to/2XNUPZH Capture Software: https://amzn.to/3cz4APl ———————————————————————————————————– The Drunken Boxing Podcast … More The Great Spear 大枪 – The Essence of Xingyi Quan 形意拳的精华
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
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
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?