2014 Study on Hand to Hand Combat

The following is a great study completed in 2014 by Peter R. Jensen of the United States Military Academy. Big Points: Grappling was involved heavily in hand to hand struggles Fighting back is very successful Striking – punching and kicking was a small part of the equation A small excerpt follows. For the full report …

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Little Lamas Program Started

Tuesday May 4th saw the beginnings of The Little Lama™ Program at White Lion Kung Fu. We had a small but eager contingent of four kids. They learned about self-respect and control, stance work and some basic Cantonese Chinese terms. The Invisible Chair showed all the value of paying attention and following directions. If you …

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Joan Harrington becomes Instructor

Conratulations and good luck to my student ,Joan Harrington, who will instruct her first of many tai chi classes at the Ashboro NC YMCA. The class will be open to all YMCA members and will include instruction on tai chi form and principles as well as qi gong. Good luck Joan.

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A Great 20 Minute Arm Smoker

Try this 20 minute arm smoker as part of your training. It is very simple. You will choose one type of push-up (wide/narrow/finger tip/etc..) and one punch (hook/straight/etc..). Now all you do is ladder up to 20 push-ups and back down. Give yourself 30 seconds for each push-up set and whatever time is left you …

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The Calm of Tai Chi

Tai Chi Chuan or Grand Ultimate Fist is an ancient Chinese Boxing method that is tremendous for developing the warrior mind. One of the things that has always been crucial for a warrior is the ability to stay focused and centered during combat if he wants to perform to the best of his abilities. When …

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Making Connections

When working with the mok yee pai, one of the main focuse is on togetherness. This is of utmost importance for the Tibetan Kung Fu to be effective. When the Hop Gar student throws a correct punch he uses the entire body for the single purpose (the punch is not delivered solely from a shoulder …

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Training for Military

Training in Tibetan Kung Fu and Combat Tai Chi Push Hands is a perfect blend for members of the military who want to stay on their feet in a fight. Our goal is to give you a method to engage engage and defeat your opponent in as little tome as possible. These methods can be …

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Investing in loss

When training Kung fu as well as most other things in life that bring people together for that purpose egos get involved. This is not only natural but an essential part of the process. With that said, the ego needs to be kept in check for the best results. This is one meaning of investing …

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Tibetan Hop Gar In Action
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