Archive | September, 2011

How to find suitable Wushu Shoes

September 29, 2011

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Fei Yue Wushu Shoes

Just signed up for your first Wushu training and advised against wearing your sport shoes? Your coach is right in saying that! Running and Wushu are two fundamentally different sports and all that you need in a pair of running shoes; you won’t want to find them in your Wushu Shoes! Thin Shoe Base and [...]

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The 4 Main Chinese Martial Arts Weapons in Singapore

September 25, 2011

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Chinese Martial Arts weapons are often used as an extension of a practitioner’s physical limitations. Weapons are used to cover more ‘attack distance’ and increase ‘attack damage’. In general, the longer the Chinese Martial Arts weapons, the more the attack distance but the harder it is to control it. The heavier the weapon, the ‘attack [...]

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Ancient Chinese Martial Arts

September 23, 2011

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Ancient Chinese Martial Arts

  Based on legend, the beginnings of ancient Chinese Martial Arts began in the semi-mythical Xia Dynasty between 2194BC to 1600BC where the realm of ancient Chinese Martial Arts is often depicted as legendary and mystical. Ancient Chinese Martial Arts – Novel Writers Ancient Chinese Martial Arts and the lives of ancient Chinese Martial Artists [...]

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The 3 Basic Wushu Kicks and Their Practical Uses

September 15, 2011

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The 3 Basic Wushu Kicks and Their Practical Uses

A kick is a form of attack involving the use of the foot and leg. Across different martial arts, many similarities can be drawn among their kicking techniques. In Taekwondo, its side kick is very similar to a Wushu Kick, Ce Chuai. The kicking motion and leg techniques are almost the same with the only [...]

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Types of Chinese Martial Arts

September 12, 2011

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Types of Chinese Martial Arts

 Types of Chinese Martial Arts There are hundreds of different types of Chinese Martial Arts, evolved from different eras in the history of Chinese martial arts, with different ideologies and for different purposes.  Here, we will briefly look into some of the more popular types of Chinese Martial Arts, known to us and what their [...]

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More about the Wushu Salute

September 10, 2011

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Wushu Salute

The Wushu salute is the most basic Wushu etiquette any Wushu practitioner must first learn, even before one begins learning his first Wushu move. The Wushu salute is a general form of respect and is used when greeting and taking leave (at the beginning of a Wushu class and at the end of the class) [...]

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Shaolin Kung Fu

September 8, 2011

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Shaolin Kung Fu

Here’s an additional treat of a compilation of authentic Shaolin Kung Fu Videos. Enjoy! We know that many of you will not be able to understand the narration. Neither do we! Just watch and admire! Shaolin Kung Fu - 5 Techniques Shaolin Kung Fu - Building Diplomatic Ties and Cultural Exchange // // // ]]> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iW5R2FUyYhQ&feature=fvwrel Shaolin [...]

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History of Chinese Martial Arts

September 7, 2011

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history of chinese martial arts

Chinese martial arts (also known as Wushu in Chinese), is also popularly known as Kung Fu in Western countries. Through the history of Chinese martial arts in China, Kung Fu is often passed down from one generation to the next within a close family system or clan, almost like an heirloom. Skills are rarely passed [...]

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3 ways to differentiate Southern Wushu Style from Northern Wushu Style

September 5, 2011

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3 Ways to Differentiate Southern Wushu Style from Northern Wushu Style

 ”Hey, you know Chinese Wushu. Which Wushu style do you do?” This is the most common question Wushu practitioners ask each other when they first met. Wushu is often differentiated into Northern Wushu Style (also known as Bei Quan) and Southern Wushu Style (also known as Nan Quan). Examples of Northern Wushu Style include Hong [...]

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How to do Kung Fu for Beginners

September 3, 2011

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How to do Kung Fu for Beginners

How to do Kung Fu for Beginners 1: Warming Up As per any other sports or Martial Arts, all training and practices begin with warming up the body. Warming up your body helps to reduce injuries and post Kung Fu training cramps. It also aids in making your Kung Fu trainings more efficient and effective. [...]

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