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The village of Long Quan in China, is famous for the manufacture of traditional weapons, for 2600 years!

The artisans of Long Quan manufacture traditional Chinese weapons but also all types of traditional weapons for Western or Japanese styles.

The Webmartial team will soon be traveling to Longquan to interview artisans about how to make a weapon from start to finish. If you have questions to ask Longquan craftsmen, you can post them here.
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Introduce or find a school / Fujian White Crane Kung Fu
« Last post by Andrew J Rees on April 18, 2018, 06:36:40 AM »
Hard style – Kung Fu
Our style is the fundamental traditional type of Chinese Kung Fu. Born out of a woman’s need to defend herself and fight injustice, developed and refined in the turbulent battlefields of Chinese history, and used today to perpetuate a cultural heritage.

The style taught in our classes is Tiger Crane Combination Kung Fu, an acknowledged part of the White Crane System of Kung Fu. It is a hard, external style. Stances are low and powerful, rooted to provide stability, but providing explosive spring power when moving. The torso is trained to generate power for the arms and absorb the lower body’s motion to maintain stability. The arms and shoulders are fast and free-moving, switching between defence and attack as needed. The hand and wrist movements are particularly elegant and expressive, characteristic of all White Crane traditional styles.

Suang Yang Tai Chi
Generally known as Tai Chi, the style we teach in class is based on an extended pattern called “Bai He Rou Ruan Quan”, which is translated as “White Crane Frost and Sun Fist”.

It is a soft, internal style, with the emphasis in class being on developing a stable balanced stance, flexible torso and elegant precise hand movements. Do not be fooled into an assumption of passivity – this also is a fighting style (otherwise it would not be a martial art). Whilst it pre-disposes towards self-defence, the student must take the same responsibility for their skill as those who learn the hard style. Skilled practitioners can inflict severe injuries and must train to control their responses. In China there are soft style fighting competitions and we use class to train how to use and control soft style techniques in sparring situations.


https://www.fwckungfu.com/instructors/andy-rees/
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Weapons / Re: Bow and arrow
« Last post by Webmaster on September 03, 2017, 03:22:48 AM »
Hi  MartialDan,

I have found a very complete Bo Staff tutorial for beginners, here :
https://www.blackbeltathome.com/the-complete-beginners-guide-to-bo-staff/

Hope that will help you in your Bo Staff training.
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Movies / Re: Alien vs. Ninja
« Last post by Webmaster on August 30, 2017, 02:25:43 AM »
Hi MartialDan,

Welcome on Martial Way Forum  #UC37

You can watch the movie here :

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Weapons / Re: Bow and arrow
« Last post by MartialDan on August 30, 2017, 02:14:14 AM »
where can I find tutorial about fight with Bo Staff ?
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Movies / Re: Alien vs. Ninja
« Last post by MartialDan on August 30, 2017, 02:09:20 AM »
have you seen this movie? is it good?
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Floyd Mayweather Jr., the face of boxing for more than a decade, punctuated a stellar yet controversial career with a technical knockout over U.F.C. champ and first-time boxer Conor McGregor on Saturday night.

In the 10th round of a surprisingly competitive fight, Mayweather backed McGregor onto the ropes with a series of rights and lefts. McGregor’s face was completely bloodied. He was about to fall through the ropes, and the referee stepped in to stop the fight with 1:55 remaining in the round.

All the details of the fight, for each round, are here:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/boxing/2017/08/27/floyd-mayweather-vs-conor-mcgregor-live-round-round-fight-updates/
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Chinese Martial Arts / Kung Fu / Documentary: Kung Fu in Shaolin Temple
« Last post by Webmaster on August 23, 2017, 05:39:11 AM »
Hollywood actor Jason Scott Lee has been a student of Bruce Lee’s martial art Jeet Kune Do for 20 years and in Secrets Of Shaolin he fulfils his lifelong dream of joining the institution that invented kung fu – Shaolin Temple. In an intense two-week kung fu boot camp, Jason will not only discover Shaolin’s centuries old secrets of turning the human body into the ultimate weapon, but also experience the spiritual effects of it’s Zen Buddhist practices. Secrets of Shaolin promises to be a stunning, action-packed insight into the world’s most famous martial art and a spectacular celebration of the place, people and culture that has inspired generations of fans. Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a variety of reasons: self-defense, competition, physical health and fitness, entertainment, as well as mental, physical, and spiritual
development.

Watch the documentary :



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Introduce or find a school / Re: Tai Chi Apeldoorn an introduction by Douwe Geluk
« Last post by Webmaster on August 13, 2017, 05:17:53 AM »
Hi Douwe Geluk,

Thank you for your school introduction and welcome on Martial Way Forum   #smile

We have also listed your school in our martial arts schools search engine :
http://www.martial-way.com/cgi-bin/comment_club.pl?club_id=31646&id2=ezjhzphhi
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Introduce or find a school / Tai Chi Apeldoorn an introduction by Douwe Geluk
« Last post by Douwe Geluk on August 13, 2017, 02:33:14 AM »
Tai Chi Apeldoorn the Netherlands

FuYuan is the name of this school and translated it means the "scource of happiness".

School Location

The school located in Apeldoorn in the middle of Holland. Classes are instructed by sifu Douwe Geluk a certified teacher and 2 times Dutch champion in Tai Chi Chuan.

Lessons

Lessons in Taijiquan, Qi Qong, Tui Shou Pushing Hands and kungfu selfdefense.

Very unique is the fact that Douwe Geluk is teaching several Tai Chi amd Qi Qong traditions in his school. Styles like: Chen, Wu, Yang and Wudang are taught.

A trial lesson is always free and everybody no matter the level is welcome.to try the classes.

Fu Yuan is a great martial arts school that is open for amyonr who is interested.

Adress:

Tai Chi Apeldoorn
Henri Dunantlaan 6
7312BE Apeldoorn
The Netherlands
(Europe)

Classes are every tuesday from 8:30 until 10:00.

https://fuyuanapeldoorn.wixsite.com/tai-chi-apeldoorn
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