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We like: 2004 Basic Conditioning Practice Taiwan

Next in our “men who hate trees” series is a classic by our teacher Mike Martello (RIP). Mike shows a series of conditioning exercises for hands, arms, legs, and body. Many of which you can also do with a partner. The key is technique and body mechanics, which you can clearly see in this clip. Like Mike says:
The idea is not hit the tree extra hard, but let the natural body weight of the limbs hit in repetition.
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We like: Adam Hsu on “Purity of Styles”

Jochen just posted an excerpt from Adam Hsu’s book “Lone Sword against the cold, cold Sky” on the Bailung Blog. We especially like following part: These factors however, are all external to the Kung Fu itself. Therefore these are not reliable … Continue reading

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