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Pushing Hands 8 – Tactic of Interception

This is part eightof a multi-part series by the legendary Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit on the art of pushing hands tactic of interception When you have become skillful in applying the tactic of instantaneous counter, you can progress to the tactic of inception. In the...

Pushing Hands 7 – Instantaneous Encounters

This is part seven of a multi-part series by the legendary Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit on the art of pushing hands instantaneous encounters We defeat our opponents because we have advantages over them. These advantages may be created by you or offered to you by your...

Pushing Hands 6 – Confusing Attacks

This is part six of a multi-part series by the legendary Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit on the art of pushing hands confusing attacks As you and your partner continue in your training, you will find that neither of you can push the other off by using the tactic of...

Pushing Hands 5 – Continuous Attacks

This is part five of a multi-part series by the legendary Grandmaster Wong Kiew Kit on the art of pushing hands continuous attacks After you have practiced Pushing Hands as explained in series 1-4 for a few months, you should be able to defeat in Taijiquan Pushing...
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Wicked Words That May Kill You – Crisis Deescalation

Wicked Words That May Kill You – Crisis Deescalation

Author Lawrence Kane discusses crisis deescalation, a skill that may save your life. While sticks and stones can break your bones, your words may actually kill you. They can also save your life. Having to be right despite the cost, reacting indignantly in the face of...

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Iron Palm Training

Iron Palm Training

Almost every Kung Fu master claims to have some mastery or knowledge of Iron Palm techniques. While not all Kung Fu styles teach the Iron Palm methods, there are many that do. This article will cover some practical ideas for training and, hopefully, save you from some...

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Returning To Martial Arts After A Long Absence

Returning To Martial Arts After A Long Absence

For those of you that have practiced martial arts for many years and then let them go for one reason or another, there is still hope! Most martial artists have a real passion for their art. Even after not practicing for a brief, or long time, you never forget the...

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Approaching The Dummy Mentally And Physically

Approaching The Dummy Mentally And Physically

The Dragon's List is honored to reproduce this article by Master Ron Heimberger with permission. For additional information about Master Ron Heimberger and Wing Chun please visit http://www.wckfc.com/ MENTALLY Level One (absorption of the techniques and...

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The Flowing Characteristics of Tajiquan

The Flowing Characteristics of Tajiquan

Do you know why Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) is regarded as a Taoist martial art? It is because both its philosophy and practice are derived from Lao Tzu's "Tao Te Ching", the principal canon of Taoism. In terms of philosophy, the principle of yin-yang is perhaps the...

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Amazing Techniques in Shaolin Kung Fu

Amazing Techniques in Shaolin Kung Fu

Grandmaster Wong Kiew-Kit discusses the amazing techniques of shaolin kung fu. The kungfu patterns below show five examples from the famous Shaolin Five Animals, from which much of the form and spirit of Shaolin Kungfu are derived. The Dragon form, expressed above in...

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