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We like: Scott Sonnon – How we suppress genius and create learning disability

This very inspirational call for a more liberal approach to learning disabilities comes from none other than the famous Scott Sonnon. We most probably shared some of his videos before – he has lots of good stuff on strength training … Continue reading

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We like: Mantis Boxing Trip Drill

Another great clip by Michael Dasargo of San Diego Fighting Arts Academy. In this one (and part 2) he explains stepping and tripping tactics in Tang Lang Quan. Enjoy! Continue reading

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We like: Liuhe Tanglangquan form ‘Duan Chui’ 六合螳螂拳 短捶

Nice performance of the Duan Chui (short strikes) form of Liuhe Tanglang. Like someone already said in the YouTube comments:
Duan chui is to Liu He Tanglangquan, what Ba Zhou is to the other lineages of Tanglangquan. Continue reading

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We laugh: Fighter Knocks Himself Out

To call this guy “fighter” is a bit misleading, but anyway, watch him get knocked out by…the floor / his own clumsiness.

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We like: Yantai TV Tanglang Quan Documentary 烟台电视台《螳螂拳》

Nice short documentary about Tanglang Quan. They talk a little about the origins and characteristics of the general style as well as the four big sub-styles. Their four consist of: Taiji, Taiji Meihua, Qixing, and Liuhe Tanglang. Some might substitute Taiji with Babu here. I guess they made this choice, since it’s a mainland documentary (from Yantai) and Babu is not very big there. Anyway, prepare for some nice demonstrations. However, I have to add that I personally didn’t enjoy the Meihua in this video that much. Continue reading

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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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Stances in Gong Fu – and Proper Training Thereof

This article was originally written in German by Jochen Wolfgramm of Bailung e.V. You can find the German version on as well as on . This is a slightly edited and translated version, which we wanted to feature for you.Of … Continue reading

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We like: Gonkwon Yusul

We like this documentary about Gonkwon Yusul even though we phentermine don’t understand a word. Make sure to also check out their . Share this:

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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: Enter the Dragon by Rory Miller

We really like this article by Rory Miller about the three minds/brains we humans have. He writes: Your human mind is thoughtful and aware, reasonable if not always purely logical. You are not in this mode nearly as often as you think … Continue reading

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