Author Archives: Paul Brennan

TIGER TAIL THREE-SECTION STAFF

– 虎尾三節棍 TIGER TAIL THREE-SECTION STAFF 羅光玉傳授 (as taught by Luo Guangyu) 黃漢勛編著 by Huang Hanxun [Wong Honfan] [published June 20, 1956] [translation by Paul Brennan, Dec, 2017] – 虎尾三節棍 Tiger Tail Three-Section Staff 黃漢勛自署 – calligraphy by Huang Hanxun … 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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WANG HUAIQI ON TWELVE POSTURE YIJINJING

– 易筋經十二勢圖說 A HANDBOOK FOR TWELVE POSTURE YIJINJING 王懷琪 by Wang Huaiqi [published by 商務印書館 Merchant Publishing House, Oct, 1917] [translation by Paul Brennan, Nov, 2017] – 編者小影 Portrait of the author – 黃維聰 Huang Weicong 施裕存 姚雲峯 Shi Yucun  Yao Yunfeng … Continue reading

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WANG HUAIQI’S TWENTY-FOUR POSTURE YIJINJING

– 易筋經廿四式圖說 A HANDBOOK FOR TWENTY-FOUR POSTURE YIJINJING 王懷琪 by Wang Huaiqi [published by 商務印書館 Merchant Publishing House, Sep, 1917] [translation by Paul Brennan, Nov, 2017] – 編者小影 Portrait of the author – 黃維聰 Huang Weicong 施裕存 姚雲峯 Shi Yucun  Yao Yunfeng … Continue reading

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TEACHINGS OF LI CUNYI ON XINGYI’S FIVE ELEMENTS

– 五行連環拳譜合璧 A COMBINED VOLUME: FIVE ELEMENTS MANUAL / CONTINUOUS BOXING MANUAL 深州李存義口述 Dictated by Li Cunyi of Shenzhou [in Hengshui, Hebei] 廣宗杜之堂編錄 Recorded by Du Zhitang of Guangzong [in Xingtai, Hebei] [circa 1916 (This book has no date on … Continue reading

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CHAQUAN #4

– 國術教範查拳 A MARTIAL ARTS TEACHING MANUAL FOR CHAQUAN 吳志青 by Wu Zhiqing 張本源 postures performed by Zhang Benyuan [published by 大東書局 Great East Bookstore, 1929] [translation by Paul Brennan, Sep, 2017] – 中央國術館鑒㝎 吴志青編 Authorized by the Central Martial Arts … Continue reading

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TAIJI BOXING ACCORDING TO CHEN ZIMING

– 陳氏世傳太極拳術 THE INHERITED CHEN FAMILY TAIJI BOXING ART 著作者 溫縣陳子明 by Chen Ziming 審定者 中央國術館 河南省國術館 authorized by the Central Martial Arts Institute and the Henan Martial Arts Institute 校閱者 沁陽劉丕顯 定興朱國福 proofread by Liu Pixian of Qinyang and Zhu Guofu of Dingxing 發行處 中國武術學會 … Continue reading

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