Tag Archives: mantis

We like: Liu Family Plum Blossom Mantis Boxing 刘家梅花螳螂拳

Enjoy this short clip of old traditional mantis boxing of the Jiang Hualong line, including lots of gems. From the description: Ilya Profatilov has been researching and documenting this rarely seen style of mantis boxing, which preserves the early teachings … Continue reading

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We laugh: Why the mantis shrimp is my favorite animal

The Oatmeal recently published this awesome, informative, and funny piece on the mantis shrimp. Check it out, it’s definitely one of the greatest mantids! Continue reading

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We like: Mantis Boxing of Ma Hanqing

Here some really nice and rare footage of Ma Hanqing of Beijing Taiji Meihua and Liuhe Tanglang fame. His flavor is so special that many call this branch Ma family Tanglang. I used to train for about a year with … Continue reading

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We like: Lin Dong Zhu Qixing Tanglang Performance

Here’s a really nice clip of Qixing (seven star) Tanglang master Lin Dong Zhu performing Lanjie and Yilu Zhaiyao. Enjoy! Continue reading

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We like: Training with Kang Zhiqiang – Qingdao 2000

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We like: Traditional Kung Fu and the Mixed Martial Arts Evolution

Here’s a nice and short two parted post on traditional CMA and MMA. Michael goes into a very nice discussion on goals and expectations of training each martial art. In the second part he also explains the tension between practical … Continue reading

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We like: Ba Zhou 八肘

We’ve been posting a lot of silly stuff and videos until now. In between we had some nice clips of some different martial arts and some articles, but not much of our main martial art Tanglang Quan. So here a … Continue reading

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We like: Pacific Paint – Mantis

We like praying mantises and we like design. When you’re like us then you’ll also like this advertisement for Pacific Paint from the Philippines. [via Coloribus]    

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We train: Mantis Basics

Our brother Kim, who is instructor at Zhen Wu Antwerp, is showing some nice mantis basics from babu tanglang. The first video shows some basic drills (ji ben gong). After the break you find a clip of basic stance training.

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We like: Mantis Boxing – Interviews by Brendan Tunks

Brendan is posting some very nice interviews he did with various Tanglang practitioners around the globe on his site. His deep understanding of Tanglang in theory and practice combined with his open and humorous way of communication makes these a … Continue reading

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