Tag Archives: Nei Jia

A New Year Approaches – Enter The Four Dragons of Dao Yin

Enter The Four Dragons of Dao Yin – a set of Baguazhang related, moving, stretching exercises which focus on clearing the meridians and awakening the spine during the process of developing “internal skill”/Nei Gong – and our guide is the … Continue reading

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THOUGHT PROVOKING & AN ESSENTIAL READ! Jonathan Bluestein’s ‘RESEARCH INTO MARTIAL ARTS’

THOUGHT PROVOKING…. ESSENTIAL READ! Jonathan Bluestein’s ‘RESEARCH INTO MARTIAL ARTS’ is a hugely valuable addition to the modern day musings on the relevance and practice of traditional martial arts. I have to admit that I am a bit of a … Continue reading

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Master Liu Fengcai & Gao Yi Sheng BaguaZhang

The Cheng School Gao Style BaguaZhang is a chunky, 392 page book on Bagua Zhang and it’s a labour of love on the part of the students of the Master Liu Fengcai – a disciple of the legendary Gao Yi … Continue reading

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NEI JIA TRAINING with Tu Minh Tan

NEI JIA TRAINING with Tu Minh Tan. Nice little film of Paris based martial artist Tu Minh Ta. He comes from the Wan Lai Sheng – Ziranmen tradition – and I had the pleasure of training xing yi quan with … Continue reading

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The Valley Spirit: Lindsay Wei’s Story Of Daoist Cultivation

As I am partial to reading about journeys, spiritual journeys, like Sun Shuyun’s Ten Thousand Miles Without  A Cloud or Bill ‘Red Pine’ Porter’s Road to Heaven  or O.M. Burke’s Amongst The Dervishes, I was most enthused to discover that  … Continue reading

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