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Tag Archives: northern shaolin

Southern Shaolin Temple: Searching for China’s Real Contribution to Karate, Part 1

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Embark on a search for the southern Shaolin Temple and find out how the self-defense art practiced there went on to influence the development of Okinawan karate.
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Posted in Shaolin Kung Fu.

Mixed Martial Arts in China: Sanshou and San Da

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Sanshou is not quite kung fu, and it’s not quite MMA. It’s a Chinese amalgamation that lies squarely in the middle, and it has a lot to offer competitive martial artists who value tradition.
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9 Martial Arts Training Tips From Kung Fu Expert Mark Cheng

Monday, March 21st, 2011

People tell me I tend to sound like an old-timer. I tell them to shut up and get off my lawn! Then I explain that a lot can be learned from comparing the way we did things in the past with the way people do them now. Case in point: martial arts training.

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Posted in Bando, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Edged Weapons, Escrima, Grappling, Judo, Kettlebell Exercises, Kung Fu, Law Enforcement Training, Projectile Weapons, Sambo, Shaolin Kung Fu, Traditional Martial Artists.