Author Archives: Paul Brennan

NIMBLENESS BOXING (JIE QUAN)

– 捷拳圖說 A HANDBOOK FOR NIMBLENESS BOXING 傅秀山 by Fu Xiushan [1930] [translation by Paul Brennan, Oct, 2018] – 傅秀山編 by Fu Xiushan: 捷拳圖說 A Handbook for Nimbleness Boxing 馬公愚題 – calligraphy by Ma Gongyu – 國術真魂 The true soul … Continue reading

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PLUM BLOSSOM SABER (MEI HUA DAO)

– 梅花刀圖說 A HANDBOOK FOR PLUM BLOSSOM SABER 呂光華 李元智 by Lü Guanghua & Li Yuanzhi [published by 大東書局 Great East Press, Sep, 1931] [translation by Paul Brennan, Sep, 2018] – 中央國術館编 from the Central Martial Arts Institute: 梅䔢刀圖說 A Handbook … Continue reading

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SUNDIAL SWORD (ZIWU JIAN)

– 子午劍 SUNDIAL SWORD 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 校對者:戴金城 text proofread by Dai Jincheng [published 35th year of the cycle, 3rd month, 20th day (May 8, 1958)] … Continue reading

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TAIJI BOXING ACCORDING TO XU ZHIYI

– 太極拳(吳鑑泉式) TAIJI BOXING (WU JIANQUAN STYLE) 徐致一編著 by Xu Zhiyi [published July, 1958] [translation by Paul Brennan, July, 2018] – 目錄 CONTENTS 第一章 太極拳的優點 Chapter One: The Merits of Taiji Boxing 第二章 太極拳在行功時的心理作用 Chapter Two: Psychological Function in the Practice of … Continue reading

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WHITE APE STEALS A PEACH

– 白猿偷桃 WHITE APE STEALS A PEACH 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 攝影者:黃子英 photographed by Huang Ziying 校對者:黃翔 text proofread by Huang Xiang [published 35th year of the … Continue reading

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WHITE APE LEAVES THE CAVE

– 白猿出洞 WHITE APE LEAVES THE CAVE 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 攝影者:黃子英 photographed by Huang Ziying 校對者:黃翔 text proofread by Huang Xiang [published 35th year of the … Continue reading

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WUDANG SWORD NOTES

– 武當劍法筆記 NOTES ON THE WUDANG SWORD ART (浙江温嶺胡子謨記) (Recorded by “The Beard” of Wenling, Zhejiang [Yi Fanzhai]) [1939] [translation by Paul Brennan, May, 2018] – [This text which began simply as a document for personal reference survives as an … Continue reading

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