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Falk's Chinese-English Dictionary Paperback By Andrea Mary Falk
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A dictionary of martial arts terms for the Chinese martial arts, including techniques, movement names, acupoints, routines, styles, and a great many more characters and phrases needed to be able to... More > read about the martial arts in Chinese. Over 400 pages.< Less
The Taijiquan Classics By Yun Zhang
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Taijiquan is one of the most widely practiced and least understood martial arts in the world. Many people no longer practice Taijiquan as a martial art. Of those who do, few outside of China have had... More > the opportunity to read and understand the Classics of Taijiquan as the canon of the art. If there were scriptures pertaining to Taijiquan, the Classics would be those. The Taijiquan Classics serve as a fundamental reference for all serious students of Taijiquan. For non-Mandarin speakers, this book is the first complete compilation of the Classics in English, including clear and precise explanations of the essential concepts of Taijiquan. The Classics provide deep insight into Chinese culture generally, with descriptions of the teachings of Daoism that have guided a people over millennia. We hope that readers of this material will appreciate the depth of its content and the effort that was required to bring it to the level of clarity provided within.< Less
A Shadow On Fallen Blossoms By Andrea Falk
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This book presents the tradition of baguazhang as it is encapsulated in the thirty-six verses and the forty-eight methods verses, which were written to preserve the oral teachings of... More > baguazhang’s originator, Dong Haichuan. The verses contain advice on the body structure and connections, power, methods, and tactics of baguazhang – invaluable for practitioners of all lineages. This is the first time that the verses are presented in a stand-alone book with an in-depth discussion, with historical and social background, and including versions from different lineage sources. Andrea Falk, the translator and author, brings to the book forty-five years study and experience in the Chinese martial arts as well as Chinese classics, history, language, linguistics, literature, philosophy, religion, and sociology. She lived for years in China for her training, and continues to visit often.< Less
A Shadow on Fallen Blossoms Verses Booklet By Andrea Falk
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This is a handy little reference booklet of the traditional verses of baguazhang from A Shadow on Fallen Blossoms. It is in big print, so you can use it for quick reference without your glasses, or... More > for discussing with friends, standing around while training. The full book, A Shadow on Fallen Blossoms, is available as a soft cover book, a pdf file, or an epub edition (though the epub does not have Chinese).< Less
Kunlun Green Dragon Form Trade Paperback By Jonty Kershaw
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The Green Dragon Form is the first of the Four Images/Four Directions Forms that act as the core of the Kunlun Mountain Fist martial arts system. This is a complete breakdown of the basic form... More > instructions.< Less
Esoteric Martial Arts of Zen.2: Evolution at Source - Marrow Washing By Edward Orem
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This chi kung set is a complex one, with both physical and internal movements. It is not physically difficult, but the length of time required to pay attention to the subtle movements of the various... More > energies is a suitable task for advanced students of the arts. This second manual is a capstone to the tripartite training (18 Hands of the Lohan, Muscle-Tendon Changes, and Marrow Washing) as handed down by Bodhidharma at Shaolin Songshan Temple, ca. 530 A.D. See my first ESOMAZ manual for a treatment of the first two systems. “Returning to Source” refers to the conscious use of Original Heavenly Tien Chi and Earth Di Chi to renew your own chi and return to a natural, balanced state. From that point of balance you have access to a conscious modification of your DNA. How? By generating and guiding these energy sources of light into your muscles-organs-meridians, then pumping and packing the chi into your bones, into your marrow (includes your brain!), and then washing your genetic helices with that light.< Less
Wushu Next Generation By Angelo Rossi
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Wushu Next Generation è un libro che guarda al futuro. La differenza tra quest’opera e quelle che l’hanno preceduta sta nella volontà da parte dell’autore di voler... More > approfondire le evoluzioni più recenti dell’arte marziale cinese, dalla fondazione della C.W.A. (Chinese Wushu Association) alla federazione internazionale I.Wu.F. (International Wushu Federation). Una sintesi degli ultimi 100 anni di storia, vissuti attraverso l’esperienza della scuola di wushu di Shanghai storicamente famosa dal 1910 grazie alla figura del Maestro Huo Yuanjia, recentemente protato nello schermo da Jet Li nel suo film Fearless. Una illustrazione didattica, attraverso foto e disegni, della forma chang quan obbligatoria nelle competizioni giovanili cinesi, ed ora anche internazionali. Un DVD didattico in regalo, per una migliore comprensione del taolu, per informazioni vai su Oltre 200 pagine e foto interamente a colori.< Less
Jiang Rongqiao's Baguazhang Chinese-English Edition By Andrea Falk
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A fully bilingual edition of Andrea Falk's translation of Baguazhang by Jiang Rongqiao. Originally published in 1963, the translation was published in 2000, and now is fully in both Chinese and... More > English. Pinyin is included for the movement names. The photos and images now follow each description, improving on the presentation of the first edition. A few comments from the translator are now also included, after years of study of Jiang's bagua with various teachers of the lineage.< Less
Jiang Rongqiao's Baguazhang Chinese - English Pdf Edition By Andrea Falk
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This is the new, 2019 edition of the Chinese-English Jiang Rongqiao's Baguazhang, in PDF format. It is the same as the 6x9 print version, but things have been moved around to fit the 8.5x11 inch page... More > for you to print out. There is no E-reader for this new edition, as the whole point of the book is the Chinese and English, with pinyin for the movement names. The translation has been improved from the 2000 edition of the book.< Less
Secrets of Drunken Boxing 3: Internal Alchemy By Neil Ripski
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Secrets of Drunken Boxing Volume Three : Internal Alchemy Chinese martial arts have always been filled with secrets. Secret forms, secret weapons, and most importantly secret training methods and... More > potions (Dit Da Jow). This volume focuses on the secret training methods for cultivating qi, hard skills like Iron Body and Iron Broom, soft skills like Drunken Cotton Belly and Heavy Hands aka Cotton Palm, and internal work (Nei Gong) involving meditation and cultivating Dantian as a source for internal power. The Ma Family where this Northern Drunken style originates also has its own secret qigong practices which are included in this text as well. The methods within are the power source for a Drunken Boxers gongfu skills. Once the shape is built, the power must be cultivated to flow through the shape of the art – this is the text outlining how.< Less

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