Monthly Archives: April 2013

THE VOICES OF SUN LUTANG’S TEACHERS

– 拳意述真 AUTHENTIC EXPLANATIONS OF MARTIAL ARTS CONCEPTS 孫福全 by Sun Fuquan [Lutang] [published March, 1924] [translation by Paul Brennan, April, 2013] – 拳意述真序 PREFACE [BY CHEN WEIMING] 孫祿堂先生以形意八卦太極拳術教授後學恐久而失其真也乃作拳意述真述先輩傳授之精意而加以發揮竣稿後命余序之三家之術其意本一大抵務勝人尚氣力者源失之濁不求勝于人神行機圓而人亦莫能勝之者其源則清清則技與道合先生是書皆合乎道之言也先生學形意拜李奎垣先生之門李之師為郭先生雲深而先生實學于郭從之最久幼棄其業隨之往來各省郭先生騎而馳先生手攬馬尾步追其後奔逸絕塵日嘗行百餘里至京師聞程先生廷華精八卦拳術董海川先生之徒也訪焉又絕受其術程先生賛先生敏捷過于人人亦樂授之蚤從郭暮依程如是精練者數年游行郡邑聞有藝者必造訪或不服與較而先生未嘗負之故郭程二先生賛曰此子真能不辱其師先生年五十餘居京師有郝先生為真者自廣平來郝善太極拳術又從問其意郝先生曰異哉吾一言而子通悟勝專習數十年者故先生融會三家而能得其精微筆之於書表章先輩開示後學明內家道藝無二之旨動靜交脩之法其理深矣其説俱備于書閲者自知之余因略述先生得道之由以見先生是書乃苦功經歷所得者非空言也 民國十二年歲次癸亥仲冬蘄水陳曾則序 After Sun Lutang had learned the boxing arts of Xingyi, … Continue reading

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