Monthly Archives: June 2010

Martial Applications Of Tai Chi Chuan’s Ward-Off Posture

The Ward-off posture is one of the most universally recognised postures in the Yang style of Tai Chi Chuan. Since it’s not an obvious kick or a punch, and doesn’t look overtly like a martial technique, it can be hard to figure out how to use it against an attacker. Continue reading

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Russell Stutely’s New Pressure Point Fighting DVD’s (Featuring Rick Moneymaker and Tom Muncy)

For those interested in pressure point fighting, you might be interested in Russell Stutely’s newly released set of 6 DVD’s.  This is set is made in collaboration with 2 of Russell’s mentors and masters: Rick Moneymaker and Tom Muncy. I … Continue reading

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Bunkai From Tekki/Naihanchi (Chul Gi) With Cross Reference To Wing Chun

We take a look at Wing Chun and how it resembles Karate’s Tekki (Naihanchi/Chul Gi) kata and cross over between them. Continue reading

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Bunkai From Shotokan Karate Kata: Jitte (TSD: Sip Soo)

Sensei Paul Mitchell, 4th Dan Shotokan Karate is acknowledged expert in kata bunkai (applications). Here he can be seen on a course teaching bunkai to kata Jitte Continue reading

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Bunkai And Comparison Of Karate/TKD’s Age Uke (Rising Block) & Wing Chun’s Bong Sau (Wing Arm Block)

Comparing techniques between different martial arts will sometimes give clues as to the development of some techniques as well as different ways to use those techniques. Here we look at Wing Chun’s Bong Sau (Wing Arm Block) and Age Uke (Rising Block) from Karate, Taekwondo and Tang Soo Do. Continue reading

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