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Chen Style · Yang Style · Wu Style · China Camp Demonstrations

George Xu · Yu Xiao Lin · Wang Zhi Xiang · Jin Zhen Liang · Xu Guo Chang · Ji Ah Dong · Jin Zhen Liang · Susan Matthews


INTERNAL ENERGY - What do traditional Chinese internal martial artists say about energy? How do they incorporate mind and qi (chi) in their art? How do they teach it to learners? In the Masters From China video collection, top-level practitioners of internal martial arts describe and/or demonstrate their specialized understanding and use of qi.
In this collection, knowledge about qi highly accessible and memorable through the combination of discussion, form demonstrations, application demonstrations, and follow-along exercise sessions. These videos are full of tips and techniques that are useful for any level taiji practitioner. Why?
Because internal energy secrets and theories are seldom shared. Whether you've practiced for many years or just a a few, and whatever martial arts style, whether internal or otherwise, this video series contains valuable lessons in the use of qi in martial arts.We are proud to offer videos from workshops and taiji training camps with George Xu, Susan Matthews, and several Masters from Shanghai, and videos from George Xu China Camps 2004, 2007, and2010, plus lessons videotaped during the 2009 Double Dragon Alliance Shanghai Training Camp.


Chen Style · George Xu · Susan Matthews


george xuFour Important Things- Indoor Study with Master George Xu

Indoor Study introduces important information for developing power in martial arts. First George focuses on a series of exercises to develop one of the most important skills for martial power he calls three dimensional shrinking /expanding with the energy body. Next, he presents several unique power stretching postures that circle and spiral and, some in particular, develop leg power. Power stretch is important to develop whole-body connectivity. Once the body is connected, the body can use chan shi chin, or spiraling, to move in three dimensions, effectively reducing the enemy's force to zero. George presents several spiral training exercises also containing shrink/expand quality and the fourth important quality that is center (dantian) energy moving first. Several multidirectional dynamic exercises are presented for developing dantian gong. Master Xu finishes with qigong for gathering earth power, human power, and heaven power and a cool demonstration of four direction striking using all these qualities. This video complements the discussion and applications of these moves found in Master Xu’s Complete Practice. Indoor Study is nearly 40 minutes non-stop workout/practice. $24.95

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Master George Xu: The Universal Principle of Yin-Yang in the Practice of Qigong, Baguazhang, and Xingyi Basics

This 2-DVD set contains qigong, single drills, bagua form, and a comprehensive set of xing-yi single animal forms and variations. You can use each as a standalone training video. He delineates practical applications of the yin-yang principle in depth in Part 1 Lecture Qigong and Taijiquan Basics and Yin-Yang Universal Law introduced by Xu presents numerous concepts that he has not publicized before and in several cases articulates it even more precisely than he has in past sessions. Among these concepts is the yin-yang universal principle that, as Master Xu explains, applies to all forms of martial arts in China. There are 300 styles of martial arts in China whose disciples are searching for secrets and claim that theirs is the “best.” But Master Xu says that for him the taijiquan principle of yin-yang is the one concept that unites them all. The thread that weaves through all internal martial arts is that of yin-yang. If you understand this then you have the answer that many have sought for ages, Master Xu says. The interplay between yin and yang applies to physical and energy including Heavy/Light, Soft/Hard, Full/ Empty, In/Out, Left/Right, Feminine/Masculine, and so on. At the same time, yin is always contained within yang and vice versa and the resultant combined force created is superior. Xu explains yin yang principles in dantien, qigong, spiral force, predator force, and earth power.

Disk 2 begins with 12 minutes of Dragon Baguazhang Step-By-Step Form Practice which breaks down the form into 8 sections repeated 3 times each. Then the entire Dragon Palm is repeated twice slowly.
Part 3 Xing-Yi Basics with Application of Yin Yang Principle is presented in ‘rainy day’ stationary movement drills. George leads over 30 drills with side power, front attack power, diagonal attack power, head attack, up/down attack and how yin yang applies in these situations. The consistent use of shrinking expanding is emphasized. George discusses the development of yin yang as a progression of physical, qi energy, and spiritual control as the practitioner moves through snake body, dragon body, and tornado spirit. George finishes this video with a discussion of the advantages of training taiji, bagua, and/or xing-yi. Filmed at Cortez, Colorado workshop hosted by Susan A. Matthews, the founder of Shanti School of Taijiquan. Produced by P. Tim Richard of PTRVideo.com. (1hr 40 min each, $59.95 Set). See more at Dragon Journal Blog (International customers may want to wait for this video to be available on our new streaming site, due to open around May 1, 2013; no promises.)

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George Xu Chen StyleTai Chi What is Tai Chi, Really? George Xu Answers

Tai chi has a long history in China. Long ago, martial artists in China discovered that using "internal" principles in the practice of taijiquan improved their health overall as well as their fighting skills. During recent years, tai chi has been increasingly recognized among westerners for its great health benefits. Highly-accomplished Chinese tai chi "masters" who have come to the United States since before the 1970s deserve credit for introducing tai chi to the western world.

In What is Tai Chi, Really? Master George Xu, with Susan Matthews assisting, discusses and demonstrates internal principles while performing selected Chen and Wu Style postures. They give the viewer a better idea of what to look for when practicing. Both Master Xu and Sifu Matthews demonstrate a section of the form, then discuss internal aspects. Master Xu demonstrates with Susan how power comes from utilizing internal principles of tai chi.

Whether or not you practice tai chi for its health benefits or for martial skills, it is the internal principles that make any tai chi practice beneficial.

What is Tai Chi, Really? is for anyone wanting to learn internal principles of taijiquan. The information it contains can benefit beginner or advanced practitioners, whether you focus on health or fighting. Even non-internal martial arts practitioners can use the information to incorporate into their particular style of practice.

Filmed at Shanti School of Taijiquan in Durango, Colorado. 46-minutes. $24.95

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George Xu Chen Style Tai Chi Martial Arts VideoInternal Structure Testing: Chen Style Tai Chi
with George Xu and Susan Matthews

One of the best things about attending a tai chi workshop with a master from China is having an opportunity to see internal martial art principles applied by a highly experienced practitioner. To understand the principles you should train with a high-level master as often as possible. But not everyone is close enough to a teacher, or can afford to attend regular private lessons, or even weekly group classes, with an authentic master teacher.

Watching Internal Structure Testing is like being part of a private instruction session. Master Xu and Susan Matthews discuss energy-body movement concepts while they practice selected Chen Style postures. They convey fundamental and advanced internal principles of tai chi that everyone needs to know to reach new levels of ability and well-being. These include beginning stance, single whip, and half of the first section of the Chen form.

Internal Structure Testing is a unique example of a teacher working closely with a student to reach that ever-fluid point of understanding - what the master knows and the student struggles to grasp. You will enjoy the personable interaction between Master George Xu and long-time student, Susan Matthews, who is also a highly accomplished tai chi practitioner and teacher, as well.

Master George Xu is well-known and admired for his open and very informational style of teaching. For him, no secret is too secret. He believes that if you give freely you will be rewarded ten-fold for your generosity. Master Xu is highly sought-after by students and teachers the world over. He has regular workshops through out the year in the United States, Mexico, Japan, Denmark, Switzerland, Norway, France, and Italy.

This video complements What is Tai Chi, Really? also produced by Serai Communication Arts and Shanti School of Taijiquan. Includes Scene Selections to facilitate training while you practice along with them. Filmed at Shanti School of Taijiquan in Durango, Colorado. 52-minutes. $24.95

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George Xu Tai Chi DVDMaster George Xu Tai Chi Treasures
Beijing China Camp 2010

This video presents Master Xu’s exercises and theory presented over several sessions at the China Camp 2010 in Lan Fang near Beijing. Here, he focused on practicing and controlling ‘BIG’ energy of the space outside and around the fighter and opponent. Related to this is the integration of inside and outside forces, the internal and the space; for example, the mind is on the outside energy, not the internal snake. He separates hand/arm usage into levels: first, the mind is on the hand and the body moves the hand; second, internal energy moves the body that moves the hand all together; third, the internal energy body moves the hand; and fourth, the outside space moves the energy body.

Additionally, superior force of the external space is an integration of two yin/yang forces during an attack. Ultimately, one practices all-direction force that is an empty, one-unit force, and he presents a heavy power stretch sequence to create these opposing forces.
He describes the internal body center as a tiger and discusses how the arm is the body. He stresses integrating the leg into the center power and how to create earth power. He presents dantian gong exercises for creating this center force. Over 25 exercises, explanations and demonstrations on this video give the practitioner a path to these higher-level skills.
Two hour DVD ©2011 M015- $39.95

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Tai Chi Video George XuMaster George Xu Complete Practice: Dantien Gong, Power Stretching, and Spiral Training is the perfect training set to practice every day with George. Follow along as he demonstrates and discusses four essential components of taijiquan and all internal arts: Dantian Gong, Power Stretching, Spiral Training and Shrink/Expand. Dantian gong (8 moves), shrinking-expanding moves (8), power stretching postures (8), and Chan-shi-jing (10 spiraling postures). These are crucial practices to be aware of whether utilized for longevity or martial application.

Master Xu is true to the authentic ancient knowledge that has been passed down through the ages. He is both traditional and modern in his practice and perspectives. Listen to him elucidate his unique perspective on the art of internal movement and the importance of understanding being connected as a single unit, moving the dantian like a predator, and spiraling for power and ability.

A special feature of this video is of Master Xu demonstrating spiral technique in the Bagua Zhang form and Chen Style Taijiquan form.

Detailed sessions videotaped during a weekend workshop in Cortez, Colorado, hosted by Susan A. Matthews. Some subtitles are included. Two hour DVD ©2011 M014- $39.95

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Qigong Taijiquan VideoMind and Energy Movement in Taijiquan

Susan Matthews presents instruction ranging from detailed techniques to overarching concepts on the biomechanics of key movement principles of taijiquan, such as zhong ding, dantian, open and close, and spiral anatomy. She describes and demonstrates techniques, and leads workshop participants in simple, single movements common in taiji practice.

In her unique trademark approach, Shifu Matthews integrates neuroscience and her extensive knowledge of anatomy with using mind intention and energetic awareness to move the body. This is the essence of which distinguishes taijiquan from other forms of martial arts, as well as other forms of exercise. She also incorporates pieces in her training from other Chinese internal martial arts styles, including xing-yi quan and lan shou quan. She also brings into the equation her practice of medical qigong as well as a section of guided visualization and meditation practice.

This video contains information useful for beginners and beyond. More advanced practitioners will hear new information as well as familiar concepts presented in a fresh and unique manner. Higher level practitioners will be pleased with the fresh approach her unique teaching approach brings.

She details each concept then leads the group to incorporate them in simple exercises. This 90-minute DVD (plus 25 min. extras) filmed in Telluride, Colorado in August 2010 comes with an additional several minutes of extras adding to the wealth of information Matthews has shared in several previous DVD releases.
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George Xu Martial Arts VideoOrder all three DVDs, 18 Circles for Power, Workshop Drills and Martial Qigong M-005- $59.95

3 Volume Set

18 Circles for Power, Mass, Speed & Freedom. Advanced Training Exercises for Martial Power with Master George Xu.
Master George Xu and Susan A. Matthews discuss, demonstrate, and test what George considers are nine key principles of Chinese internal martial arts
during an indoor practice session conducted in Matthew's studio in Southwestern, Colorado in April 2009. Third in a series of indoor study DVDs, this one is full of martial applications, currently in great demand among practitioners around the world. Master Xu presents specific aspects of his predator theory in the clearest language to date, emphasizing internal goals of maximum power, weight, speed, and freedom.

Between moves he demonstrates with Shifu Matthews the move's application and explains the internal details of his unique theory. You'll hear him discuss nine keys or energy techniques, such as "shrink and expand," "melt," "qi go through," "suck in the legs and arms," "subconscious body," "space power," "return to the baby," "pure internal," and the "third hand." Master Xu also talks about four types of exercise, or levels of ability, developed during a life of martial arts training, giving their names in Chinese as well as English.

Viewers will benefit from Master Xu's advanced explanations of internal power and application demonstrations, while also being able to train along with him as he drills single moves. As he normally does in practice sessions, he selects basic moves from fighting styles he has mastered in his 45 year practice of Chinese internal martial arts: Martial Qigong, Lan Shou Quan, Chen Style Taijiquan, and Xing-yi Quan.

Master Xu's predator theory comes together like never before in this video, making it more accessible to average practitioners, while also refining our link to traditional Chinese internal martial arts practice. In this latest of many video lessons that Master Xu has graciously contributed to, he offers new insights not only into internal secrets, but also into a whole system of knowledge. ©2009 Length: 1 hour, 35 minutes. M002- $29.95

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George Xu Martial Arts VideoMartial Qigong with Master George Xu.
Master George Xu delivers two lectures during his recent workshop in Southwestern, Colorado. Space Power and key exercises for the prevention of stroke.
Includes:
Qigong Exercises -
Shrinking and expanding the Qi throughout the wole body, all directions
Space Power - Harmonizing the external Qi with internal Qi, retun to the baby, physical becomes unconscious like an ocean in space.
Qi going through whole body, energy sinking to earth.
Third Hand - Bai Hui to Hui Yin shrink/expand, front/back, up/down simultaneously moving.
Breathing Techniques - Back open/close and diaphram breathing.
Stroke Prevention with neck and head exercises, 10 movements..
Head and neck massage for Qi and blood circulation. ©2009 Length: 51 min.
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George Xu Martial Arts VideoWorkshop Drills and Lecture Out Takes with Master George Xu.
In the third DVD of this series Master George Xu leads walking drills, mostly Xing-Yi, demonstrating his awareness and use of space as a source of power and control over the physical movement. He and students also practice 14 Circles Drill, basic moves with information on internal neijing and descriptions of the "shape of qi," shrinking/expanding and reaction force. He also describes training and developing the energy of the six muscle groups of the back, making it liquid, and organizing the back to control the legs and arms. He ends by giving an excellent discussion on "What is Qi?" and goes on to describe how Qi is generated out of movement.
©2009 Length: 35 min. M004- $19.95

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3 Volume Set

George Xu Chinese Martial Arts DVDGeorge Xu Chinese Martial Arts DVDBasic and Advanced Training Exercises with Master George Xu (Xu Guo Ming) at China Camp 2007.
Two-DVD set in which Master Xu shares his latest information in 2 hours of drills, application demonstrations, and lecture in early morning practice sessions at China Camp 2007. The information in these two before-breakfast class sessions in front of the Tian Lun Hotel, San Qing Shan, Jiangxi Province, China is very well-presented and makes up a very comprehensive review of Master Xu's signature techniques and principles. Whether you have trained with him extensively, or never, these videos are worth having. Beginners and advanced alike can benefit from them. Length-95:52 min. & 61:08 min. Two DVDs for $49.95, plus S&H. Watch another Video clip

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George Xu Chen Style DVDGeorge Xu Lecture on Chen Style Taijiquan. Xu discusses using the energy of the predator in your practice. He lists eight things describing what Chinese internal martial arts are for him. The information in this video complements his Basic and Advanced Training DVDs to round out an up-to-date and comprehensive presentation of Master Xu's signature principles and applications. You probably can't find a more-comprehensive presentation in a single DVD. Length-59:16 min. $24.95.


YANG STYLE· WU STYLE


George Xu Yu Xiao Lin Martial Arts VideoSpecial Edition two-DVD set Celebrates 20 years of Hosting Visiting Teachers from China

In this Special Edition two-DVD set celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the George Xu Summer Camp at La Honda, California, Master George Xu and Master Yu Xiao Lin present single-move drills, qigong sets, and form demonstrations. Master Xu, who has hosted many masters from China every June in the serene coastal redwoods, was honored for his dedication to introducing traditional Chinese internal martial arts to practitioners in the United States. These special DVDs share in his effort to expand knowledge and practice of taijiquan and other internal martial arts in the West.

Each DVD in this two-DVD set is devoted to the lessons of each teacher. Masters Xu and Yu share diverse, yet complementary, information reflecting their backgrounds and teaching methods. Viewers can easily follow along as you would in an actual class session.

In Part One, Master Xu lectures on his “predator” theory to help participants understand key fighting principles: the four maximums—power, weight, speed and freedom; and the four “uns” un-understandable, un-resistible, unbreakable, and unpredictable. Master Xu’s lectures highlight Earth power, or the return of qi from the Earth, which each movement. This is not the highest level, he says, but it is one that many have a good chance of achieving. Also contained in the DVD is Master Xu leading Xing-Yi drills and an extensive number of basic movements. His repetitive and rhythmic drills are great exercises for loosening tight shoulders, for cultivating stronger connectivity, and allowing qi to flow. Master Xu also does two sessions of Huen Yuan Qigong, including 11 different circle movements each. He taught Chen Style broadsword during the camp, which he demonstrates at the end of Part One. He also demos the first section of his Chen Style form during the camp’s demo night.

Yu Xiao Lin George Xu Martial Arts VideoIn Part Two, Master Yu, who is 70 years old and has practiced traditional Chinese martial arts for 55 years, demonstrates several form styles, including Wu Style (Wu Yu Xiang), Chen Style (three variations, including a fa jing form) and the very old Yang Ban Hou and Yang Jiang Hou forms, which are little known even in China. Both forms come from the sons of Yang Lu Chan who developed the Yang Style form and system. Yang Jiang Hou has been called the historical “missing link” bridging Chen and Yang styles. In an indoor class setting, Master Yu also shows push hands principles of peng, liu, ji, an, li, tsai, shou, and cao. Assisted by students, he demonstrates variations in close-up detail for viewers to learn from. He also includes in his lessons eight walking drills that complement form training. Throughout camp, Master Yu emphasized relaxation (fang song), rounding out the five-day training with a qigong for health set of only four moves.

Both masters demonstrate applications of some of the movements practiced during class sessions and demonstrations. All in all, this DVD set is a great addition to the library of practitioners interested in Master Xu’s latest expressions of his predator theory in lecture and practice and in capturing rarely seen Yang Ban Hou and Yang Jiang Hou forms. Whatever your specific interests, you will be contributing to the continuing effort to preserve knowledge and practice of traditional Chinese internal martial arts. ©2009 $49.95.

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"Short, but this little piece of the form shows a ton of the energetics that most practitioners will never get to experience. A.P."


Wang Zhi Xiang Yang Style Tai Chi DvdDoctor Wang Zhi Xiang Lecture on Bamen Wu Bu at China Camp 2004

Dr. Wang gives a highly intellectual and informative lecture on the 12 elements required in taijiquan form and application. He describes and illustrates Bamen Wu Bu, eight-directional energetic force and the four elements, earth, wind, fire and water in taijiquan. This is one of the best, or perhaps the best lecture from both 2004 and 2007 camps (along with George's lecture described above). Expertly translated and interpreted by Paul Leu. You will want more after hearing this lecture. We recommend China Camp Out Takes 2004 (below) which contains his set of basic exercises and Yang Style Form. $24.95 plus S&H.


The Double Dragon Alliance 2009 Shanghai Training Camp 3 Volume Set. These videos help to clarify understanding of energy use in martial applications. Five master practitioner/teachers of Chinese internal martial arts: Master Liu Ji Fa, Master Shou Guan Shun, Master Ren Gang, Master Liu Hong Cai, and Master Wang Ming Bo each present approaches to cultivating and using energy that are truly unique and valuable for learners seeking their own path of understanding. Ms. Rose Oliver, a long-time Shanghai resident and practitioner of Chinese martial arts, translates. She and camp co-coordinator, Wang Ming Bo, have been dedicated to introducing masters who graciously share their knowledge obtained from decades of study in one or more styles of Taijiquan, Ba Gua, Lan Shou, Shaolin, and Xingyi. Learners from around the world can increase their knowledge and ability with the information presented. Produced by PT Richard in partnership with Susan A. Matthews (www.susanamatthews.com) and www.DoubleDragonAlliance.com.
'Thanks for producing these dvds, for the unselfish disclosure of martial arts knowledge by the masters, and good translation by Rose...Master Liu Hong Cai definitely deserves to have in his resume that he has the Chen transmission.' TLH, Maylasia
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VOL 1 Internal Energy Techniques and Principles with Masters Wang Ming Bo, Liu Hong Cai, and Ren Gang. 1hr 30 min. $39.95
VOL 1 Internal Energy Techniques and Principles with Masters Wang Ming Bo, Liu Hong Cai, and Ren Gang. 1hr 30 min. $39.95

Wang Ming Bo videoVol 1A- Wang Ming Bo (Yang Style) Morning Exercises.
Shanghai China internal martial arts master Wang Ming Bo, assisted by Rose Oliver, leads a follow-along set of morning exercises. Using mind intention with qi. He applies some of what Wang Zhi Xiang (see below) explains about bamen wu bu in specific practice; for example, using the eyes to coax the qi and the spirit into desired action, and moving energy outside of the physical body by using mind intention. Also about balancing yin and yang and thwarting the advance of an opponent by taking advantage of his energy and use it to repel him. He repels himself in effect because it's his own energy you're utilizing. Master Wang suggest techniques, such as opening the lower back and back of the knees, to release trapped energy and help cultivate longevity.


Vol 1B- Liu Hong Cai (Chen Style). Introduction to Chen Style Silk Reeling: Basic Exercises and Demonstrations
Master Liu describes two types of silk reeling, a wrapping type of energy 'doing' the movement and 'using' it to affect another. He stresses that you have to understand energy to apply silk reeling. Silk reeling is a gathering and closing of energy, or power in spiraling movement. Energy manifests itself differently in different people. Whatever form it takes you must learn to maintain the feeling and gain control of it as it happens to you when you're doing the form. Circulate qi through body so that it passes through the body to apply. He shows how doing single whip. The feeling, or the energy, has to arrive at the exact point (da wei) not just the body. He demonstrates this in the first move of the form. (Double Dragon Alliance video Liu Hong Cai pushes with Wang Ming Bo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BBXOmYo6fE), Double Dragon Alliance video (Liu Hong Cai performs Chen http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=em4incca1Xo )


Vol 1C- Ren Gang (Yang Style) Internal Principles of Taijiquan: Lecture and Demonstration.
How to use energy to move. Don't use muscular/structural power. Stop thinking of yourself as muscle. To do so, think about yourself as bone structure, then go on from there to be nothing at all. Demonstrates how not to react to the touch of another person/opponent and not to concentrate on the point of contact. 'The entire body is aware.' Use the whole body to feel and to understand completely, not just arms.
He talks about Gan Shou (feeling), Ting Jing (listening), Kong (emptiness), Fa Jing (explosive force), Hua (absorb and dissipate), Song (relax), Xing (heart). How much can we feel of the things around us? Listen with your body, not just with your ears, or an arm where someone is touching you. Be relaxed, don't tense up, listen with your heart. Listen to the entire person, sensing that person as a whole being. Don't use just technique to break their hold. That's not complete understanding. Become an energy being, not a physical entity, so that your opponent won't have anything to grab onto.

VOL 1 Internal Energy Techniques and Principles with Masters Wang Ming Bo, Liu Hong Cai, and Ren Gang. 1hr 30 min. $39.95
VOL 1 Internal Energy Techniques and Principles with Masters Wang Ming Bo, Liu Hong Cai, and Ren Gang. DVD - 1hr 30 min. $39.95 + Shipping


VOL 2 Master Liu Ji Fa at Double Dragon Alliance 2009 Shanghai Camp. Three Simple Wu Style Qigong Exercises.
Liu Ji Fa (Wu Style)
Three Simples Exercises to Open Hips, Use Dantian, and Integrate into Whole Body 44 min $29.95

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Liu Ji Fa Wu Style VideoLecture, Demo, and Training the center of body. Master Liu gives a description of the dantien both as a point and as a field and emphasizes the importance of training the dantian. Master Liu's demonstrations, discussion and exercise leading complements the attention to energy given by others in the training camp. In push hands, he shows how he takes the energy of someone pushing on his chest through dantian then returning it to them once they are committed. This educational video is also very entertaining. Produced by Tim Richard.

 

 


VOL 3 Master Shou Guan Shun on Shen Jen Ba Gua and Push Hands Internal Principles
Lessons on the 'Power Shield.' 1hr 15 min. $29.95
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Shou Guan ShunShou Guan Shun (Yang Style) Shen Jin Ba Gu Stretching and Yang Style Push Hands Basics
Shen Jin Ba Gu is a Lan Shou style power stretching set. It helps to build good physical structure while releasing trapped qi. A very good complement to what Master Liu Hong Cai says about the need to have correct physical structure as well as energy alignment. Master Shou talks about filling the body with qi. The tips of the fingers are flush, even pudgy, with qi. In push hands he pushes blindfolded to demonstrate how to sense the other person's movement with the body, not look with the eyes only. He also works with participants in Da Lu, or walking push hands.


Jin Zhen Liang Chen Style Tai chi videoJin Zhen Liang on Chen Style Taijiquan.
Master Jin discusses very eloquently how Chen Style taijiquan incorporates yin/yang, spiraling (chan shi), qi (energy), and yi (mind) in movement and in one's personal outlook on life and one's self in the world. Translated by Liping Zhu. Length-61 min. $24.95.

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Xu Guo Chang Wu Style Tai Chi videoXu Guo Chang Lecture on Wu Style.
Xu Guo Chang discusses incorporating the seven stars cosmology in moving and how the human body, thus taiji movement, is a microcosm of the universe. Academic and theoretical. Master Xu has eight audience members come up to the front and help him demonstrate his theory. Translated by Wang Ren Li (Charles Wang). Length - 49 min. $24.95


Ji Ah Dong Yang Style Tai CHi Ji Ah Dong Lecture on Yang Style.
Master Ji discusses and demonstrates internal Yang style principles, such as breathing properly and staying peng. Translated by Sean Bonsing. 35 minutes long. $19.95 Watch Video


Chinese Martial Arts Demonstration videoChina Camp 2004 Out Takes

Demonstrations, Exercises and Field Trip Montage. This DVD contains demonstrations from China Camp 2004 in Shanghai and Souzhou, China. Traditional Wu with Xu Guo Chang; Wu Style with Wang Hao Da's student, Zang Xie Xing; Lan Shou with Wu Ji; Tong Bei Demo; Chen Style; Liu He Ba Fa with Yun Yin Sen, and more demonstrations. Yang Style Basics and Form with Dr. Wang Zhi Xiang, Tong Bei Style Basics and Form with Wu Mao Gui. Montage of scenes and sounds of our field trips. Includes Scene Selections for easy and quick navigation. Play whole movie or jump to your favorite sections. $24.95

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Chinese Internal Martial Arts Demonstration Video Chinese Internal Martial Arts Demonstration Video
China Camp '07 Form Demonstrations.
Forty-six martial artists from several disciplines and locations in China, USA, Italy, Germany, Norway, and Denmark perform their forms in this prestigious event. Names and styles are provided in titles of each performance, so you get to know who these accomplished martial artists are. Click Here to view list of names and styles. These DVDs are good additions to martial art instruction libraries for owners and operators of schools and businesses (martial art, as well as tai chi for health groups, qigong, etc.) and all who work to preserve Chinese internal martial arts practices and principles. Length: Disc One - 69 minutes; Disk Two - 61 min.. $39.95, plus S&H. Watch Wu Ji Lan Shou Demonstration here (1:39) and Lu Zhi Liang below (Yang Style, 4:32)
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