Those that know me will find it no great surprise that I have found my passion in the study of Kung Fu. To that end I am always studying and researching to further my understanding of kung fu, in particular the unique style of kung fu that is the family of Song Shan Shaolin Temple martial arts. Along with kung fu there is the study of Chan, or… Continue reading.
On March 3rd, 2009 was the inaugural class of the Nine Dragon Academy (Jiǔ Lóng Pài 九龍派). Da Shi Xiong (Dà Shī Xiōng 大師兄) Kevin Sears and myself have been working diligently for the past several months to finalize the details necessary to open our school. It has been a dream of ours for many… Continue reading.
The master, disciple relationship permeates the martial arts and is as old as time itself. Throughout all cultures and history great teachers have looked for students with the right attitude, conduct, and ability to pass on their knowledge and wisdom to. Few relationships are special and sacred as that between master and pupil. This relationship… Continue reading.
The quick answer is yes. The Dim Mak is very real, though as with many stories and myths tales of its use and prowess have been blown out of proportion. Dim Mak is Cantonese term and is known as Dian Mai (點脈) in Mandarin Dian means to press and exert pressure and Mai is a… Continue reading.
Recently my master decided to teach me what he knows of Monkey Style. He does not know the entirety of this form. Unfortunately his master died before he could finish passing it on. I do not know exactly which style of monkey these movements are from. Monkey style is often characterized by the playful antics… Continue reading.