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Singapore IVP Wushu Comp Interview Series – NUS

November 24, 2011

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Singapore IVP Wushu Comp 2011 - NUS

It took some time to contact everyone, but hey! It’s finally out!!!! SingaporeWushu.com will like to thank everyone who participated in this interview series, especially since many were preparing for their upcoming exams. It’s not an easy task, to juggle academic and sports, but when one puts his/her heart into doing something, everything else fades [...]

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Singapore IVP Wushu Comp Interview Series – SP

November 23, 2011

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Singapore IVP Wushu 2011 - SP team

It took some time to contact everyone, but hey! It’s finally out!!!! SingaporeWushu.com will like to thank everyone who participated in this interview series, especially since many were preparing for their upcoming exams. It’s not an easy task, to juggle academic and sports, but when one puts his/her heart into doing something, everything else fades [...]

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Singapore IVP Wushu Comp Interview Series – NYP

November 19, 2011

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Singapore IVP Wushu Comp Interview Series - NYP2

It took some time to contact everyone, but hey! It’s finally out!!!! SingaporeWushu.com will like to thank everyone who participated in this interview series, especially since many were preparing for their upcoming exams. It’s not an easy task, to juggle academic and sports, but when one puts his/her heart into doing something, everything else fades [...]

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Mantis Kung Fu

October 6, 2011

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The Mantis style of Chinese Martial Arts is widely categorised into two distinct styles. The Northern and Southern styles. Despite sharing a similar name, the two styles have little in common. The footwork, hand techniques and even the origins of the Mantis Kung Fu styles are vastly dissimilar.       The Northern Mantis Kung [...]

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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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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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