Theory

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

3 Phases of Zhan Zhuang - Part 1 of 3

3 Zhan Zhuang stages described by Master Wang Xuan Jue There are several trains of thought regarding the "correct way" to practice Zhan Zhuang. From my perspective, it cannot be decided whether a practice is correct or not if the target and function of the practice itself is not clear first......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

3 Phases of Zhan Zhuang - Part 1 of 3

3 Zhan Zhuang stages described by Master Wang Xuan Jue There are several trains of thought regarding the "correct way" to practice Zhan Zhuang. From my perspective, it cannot be decided whether a practice is correct or not if the target and function of the practice itself is not clear first......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

3 Phases of Zhan Zhuang - Part 1 of 3

3 Zhan Zhuang stages described by Master Wang Xuan Jue There are several trains of thought regarding the "correct way" to practice Zhan Zhuang. From my perspective, it cannot be decided whether a practice is correct or not if the target and function of the practice itself is not clear first......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

3 Phases of Zhan Zhuang - Part 1 of 3

3 Zhan Zhuang stages described by Master Wang Xuan Jue There are several trains of thought regarding the "correct way" to practice Zhan Zhuang. From my perspective, it cannot be decided whether a practice is correct or not if the target and function of the practice itself is not clear first......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

3 Phases of Zhan Zhuang - Part 1 of 3

3 Zhan Zhuang stages described by Master Wang Xuan Jue There are several trains of thought regarding the "correct way" to practice Zhan Zhuang. From my perspective, it cannot be decided whether a practice is correct or not if the target and function of the practice itself is not clear first......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

3 Phases of Zhan Zhuang - Part 1 of 3

3 Zhan Zhuang stages described by Master Wang Xuan Jue There are several trains of thought regarding the "correct way" to practice Zhan Zhuang. From my perspective, it cannot be decided whether a practice is correct or not if the target and function of the practice itself is not clear first......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

Who are you?

I was talking about the value of tradition and the situation of martial arts nowadays. Recently people care more about lineages and styles instead of thinking in terms of actual skill, quality and effective methods. We can learn so much from the past but we shouldn't forget to live in the present......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

Who are you?

I was talking about the value of tradition and the situation of martial arts nowadays. Recently people care more about lineages and styles instead of thinking in terms of actual skill, quality and effective methods. We can learn so much from the past but we shouldn't forget to live in the present......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

Who are you?

I was talking about the value of tradition and the situation of martial arts nowadays. Recently people care more about lineages and styles instead of thinking in terms of actual skill, quality and effective methods. We can learn so much from the past but we shouldn't forget to live in the present......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

Who are you?

I was talking about the value of tradition and the situation of martial arts nowadays. Recently people care more about lineages and styles instead of thinking in terms of actual skill, quality and effective methods. We can learn so much from the past but we shouldn't forget to live in the present......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

Who are you?

I was talking about the value of tradition and the situation of martial arts nowadays. Recently people care more about lineages and styles instead of thinking in terms of actual skill, quality and effective methods. We can learn so much from the past but we shouldn't forget to live in the present......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

Who are you?

I was talking about the value of tradition and the situation of martial arts nowadays. Recently people care more about lineages and styles instead of thinking in terms of actual skill, quality and effective methods. We can learn so much from the past but we shouldn't forget to live in the present......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

The 5 Elements

About FIVE ELEMENTS: "What we mean in boxing arts when we talk of the five elements is actually a “strength” of metal, of wood, of water, of fire, of the earth: The sinews and bones throughout your body are as hard as iron or stone. This is the nature of metal, and is therefore called the “strength......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

The 5 Elements

About FIVE ELEMENTS: "What we mean in boxing arts when we talk of the five elements is actually a “strength” of metal, of wood, of water, of fire, of the earth: The sinews and bones throughout your body are as hard as iron or stone. This is the nature of metal, and is therefore called the “strength......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

The 5 Elements

About FIVE ELEMENTS: "What we mean in boxing arts when we talk of the five elements is actually a “strength” of metal, of wood, of water, of fire, of the earth: The sinews and bones throughout your body are as hard as iron or stone. This is the nature of metal, and is therefore called the “strength......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

The 5 Elements

About FIVE ELEMENTS: "What we mean in boxing arts when we talk of the five elements is actually a “strength” of metal, of wood, of water, of fire, of the earth: The sinews and bones throughout your body are as hard as iron or stone. This is the nature of metal, and is therefore called the “strength......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

The 5 Elements

About FIVE ELEMENTS: "What we mean in boxing arts when we talk of the five elements is actually a “strength” of metal, of wood, of water, of fire, of the earth: The sinews and bones throughout your body are as hard as iron or stone. This is the nature of metal, and is therefore called the “strength......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

The 5 Elements

About FIVE ELEMENTS: "What we mean in boxing arts when we talk of the five elements is actually a “strength” of metal, of wood, of water, of fire, of the earth: The sinews and bones throughout your body are as hard as iron or stone. This is the nature of metal, and is therefore called the “strength......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

Double Weight

Although the term 双重 Shuang Zhong can be literally translated as "Double Weight", actually its meaning is much more articulated and not necessarily related to the distribution of the body weight in both legs. Wang Zong Yue writes: "双重则滞" Shuang Zhong Ze Zhi, "Double weight leads to stagnation". To......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

Double Weight

Although the term 双重 Shuang Zhong can be literally translated as "Double Weight", actually its meaning is much more articulated and not necessarily related to the distribution of the body weight in both legs. Wang Zong Yue writes: "双重则滞" Shuang Zhong Ze Zhi, "Double weight leads to stagnation". To......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

Double Weight

Although the term 双重 Shuang Zhong can be literally translated as "Double Weight", actually its meaning is much more articulated and not necessarily related to the distribution of the body weight in both legs. Wang Zong Yue writes: "双重则滞" Shuang Zhong Ze Zhi, "Double weight leads to stagnation". To......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

Double Weight

Although the term 双重 Shuang Zhong can be literally translated as "Double Weight", actually its meaning is much more articulated and not necessarily related to the distribution of the body weight in both legs. Wang Zong Yue writes: "双重则滞" Shuang Zhong Ze Zhi, "Double weight leads to stagnation". To......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

Double Weight

Although the term 双重 Shuang Zhong can be literally translated as "Double Weight", actually its meaning is much more articulated and not necessarily related to the distribution of the body weight in both legs. Wang Zong Yue writes: "双重则滞" Shuang Zhong Ze Zhi, "Double weight leads to stagnation". To......

by Mauro A. D'Angelo

Double Weight

Although the term 双重 Shuang Zhong can be literally translated as "Double Weight", actually its meaning is much more articulated and not necessarily related to the distribution of the body weight in both legs. Wang Zong Yue writes: "双重则滞" Shuang Zhong Ze Zhi, "Double weight leads to stagnation". To......