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25 Jun

Quick Comparison of Modern Mixed Martial Arts with Ancient Traditional Art

  The mixed traditional Chinese art of self-defense is still extant & appears in some systems whether in our Spirit Kung Fu or regular Seven Animal Kung Fu system. We can’t argue between the modern mixed martial arts or traditional arts of the ancient for any special realistic confrontation based on arguments whether one art […]

7 Jun

Mixed Traditional Art

We are now offering Mixed Traditional Kung Fu Art, which we call MTA or Mixed Traditional Arts. MTA is a combination of all elements of animal Kung Fu, using broken pieces of effective fighting forms. Everything goes, in case there is a confrontation on the street. In MTA class, we will not focus on long, […]

31 May

Why I Prefer the Traditional Art

I prefer the traditional martial art over modern martial art. Though some traditional arts may be too technical or may not work, and the modern art has been narrowed down into more realistic applications, but that is not always the case. Quality of an art depends on how the art is taught by the master, […]

14 May

Old and New Versions of the 5 Basic Hand Form

Taking advantage of a very small class tonight after the huge rain over the weekend, I love the weather, hot or cold, and I just came back from Vietnam so I was inspired by the Asian humidity to teach like I teach my own students in Vietnam the past couple of weeks! Always in my […]

19 Mar

Kung Fu Form and Fighting

Now that a snow storm is coming, I took advantage of the small class tonight to present my secret teaching for sparring techniques. Any move about the Kung Fu animal form has the purpose of training your body memory in order to express your response in any situation that you are confronted with. The form […]

16 Nov

Explosive Fighting Characteristics

Before Thanksgiving, and due to the weather changing, we had a small class and I taught a different style of teaching, training form sparring, to lead to the better practice of free sparring, although we have no intention to kill anybody. Our martial art is simply a vehicle, like the Yin/Yang, no good and no […]

15 Nov

Hard Internal Kung Fu in Ba Ví/ Tản Viên

Inheriting the mystic Kung Fu style from the Taoist / Buddhist system, along with the hybrid Shaolin White Crane in Vietnam — these are my professional skill. I love the cursive and flowing techniques, but coming to fighting, I love the hard internal. It’s good for the muscle conditioning, body cleaning, and chi kung. When […]

16 Oct

Secret Teaching on the Fall Evening

Tonight, taking advantage of the cool weather, so we had a cool class! The extreme, exotic, authentic, extremist, secretive teaching which you’ve never seen this century! If you miss one day, you miss a whole system! Just like you missed an earthquake.   First, we warmed up with the improvisation of the beginning forms. Second, […]

21 Sep

The Condensed and Extended Kung Fu Fighting Form

Every week, on Thursday night for the Kung Fu master who has so much to do at home, I limit my teaching to only three nights/week. The more I give out, students don’t come so what’s the point, and that’s why I limit my teaching for only three nights/week. It works out nicely because then […]

17 Aug

How a Kung Fu Master Trains

Kung Fu training cleanses the body which is just like cleaning the house every day to keep a fresh and clean environment in order to prevent the sickness. It also improves the health and longevity. For me, Kung Fu is my daily discipline just like taking care of the maintenance of my body like a […]