Author Archives: Paul Brennan

LARGE SABER TECHNIQUES FOR THE ARMY

– 軍中大刀術 LARGE SABER TECHNIQUES FOR THE ARMY 順德黃漢勛編述 by Huang Hanxun [Wong Honfan] of Shunde 山東蓬萊羅光玉老師授 as taught by Luo Guangyu of Penglai, Shandong 演式者:黃漢超 postures performed by Huang Hanchao 攝影者:黃子英 photographed by Huang Ziying 校對者:韋漢生 text proofread by … Continue reading

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THE TAIJI MANUAL OF LONG ZIXIANG

– 太極拳學 A STUDY OF TAIJI BOXING 龍子祥 by Long Zixiang [published Jan, 1952] [translation by Paul Brennan, March, 2018] – 龍子祥先生著 by Long Zixiang: 太極拳學 A Study of Taiji Boxing 謝伯昌題 – calligraphy by Xie Bochang – 龍子祥先生大作太極拳學付梓奉題 in … Continue reading

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EIGHTEEN ELDERS

– 十八叟拳 EIGHTEEN ELDERS BOXING SET 著作者:黄漢勛 by Huang Hanxun [Wong Honfan] 繪圖者:鄭祥 攝影者:譚以仁 postures drawn by Zheng Xiang, based on photographs taken by Tan Yiren 出版者:香港精武體育會國術部 published by Hong Kong Jingwu Athletic Association – Martial Arts Department [1954] [translation by … Continue reading

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DRUNKEN LUOHAN

– 醉羅漢拳 DRUNKEN LUOHAN BOXING 順德黃漢勛編述 by Huang Hanxun [Wong Honfan] of Shunde 山東蓬萊羅師光玉授 as taught by Luo Guangyu of Penglai, Shandong [published 36th year of the cycle, 6th month, 27th day (Aug 1, 1959)] [translation by Paul Brennan, Feb, 2018] … Continue reading

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TAIJI BOXING ACCORDING TO TIAN ZHENFENG

– 太極拳講義 TAIJI BOXING EXPLAINED 田鎮峰 by Tian Zhenfeng [1931] [translation by Paul Brennan, Jan, 2018] – 編者例言 田鎭峯 AUTHOR’S INTRODUCTORY REMARKS 一,是書以闡揚國術,溶化門派為主旨,其虛誕之說,盡皆删去,因編時倉卒,未遑校正,疎漏之虞,槪所難免,故定名曰,太極拳講義草本,擬從事審核,再為出版, – The purpose of this book is to promote martial arts and melt away bias between styles. All … Continue reading

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TIGER TAIL THREE-SECTION STAFF

– 虎尾三節棍 TIGER TAIL THREE-SECTION STAFF 順德黃漢勛編述 by Huang Hanxun [Wong Honfan] of Shunde 山東蓬萊羅師光玉授 as taught by Luo Guangyu of Penglai, Shandong [published 33rd year of the cycle, 6th month, 20th day (July 27, 1956)] [translation by Paul Brennan, … Continue reading

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TAIJI WRITINGS FROM THE SHANGHAI YMCA

– 青年會太極拳班週年特刋 THE YMCA TAIJI BOXING CLUB’S ANNIVERSARY BOOK 民國十八年十二月 上海靑年會太極拳班贈 A Present from the Shanghai YMCA Taiji Boxing Club, Dec, 1929 [translation by Paul Brennan, Xmas, 2017] – 青年會太極拳班週年特刋 The YMCA Taiji Boxing Club’s Anniversary Book 姜乾題 – calligraphy by … Continue reading

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