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CHARGING PUNCHES

– 插捶 CHARGING PUNCHES BOXING SET 黃漢勛 by Huang Hanxun [Wong Honfan] [1954] [translation by Paul Brennan, Oct, 2018] – 揷捶 Charging Punches 蔡仲夔题 – calligraphy by Cai Zhongkui – 論揷捶 ABOUT THE CHARGING PUNCHES BOXING SET 崩步躱剛等兩拳已先後刋印成書。多承海內外同道購閲。使漢勛感愧交集。謝同道不以魯鈍而予賜教。愧則未䏻以更善方式闡發螳螂拳藝。以是耿耿於心也。 廼者:承海內外同道促將揷捶拳圖説刋印成册。余經再三与同學研究。僉認仍以仿照躱剛拳之方式為佳。因是而以此為今後再印其他拳書之藍本矣。 揷捶一拳『架式』大且剛手佔全拳之八九。與『四路奔打』為同型之拳。外表似為易練。但能盤『架式』穩定。手歩剛健。發勁雄猛則非認真做工夫者㪽易得到之成就『撲腿』之多。為各拳之冠。『十字腿』之手脚齊一更非膺淺者㪽可純正出之也。苟䏻向此中研練。當知余言不謬矣。 … Continue reading

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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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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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