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by David Mcleary
Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:30 pm
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: Canberra Branch
Replies: 4
Views: 5622

Re: Canberra Branch

To update, we are now traing twice a week here in Canberra Thursday mornings 4:30 to 6:30 and Sunday mornings 8:30 to 10:30/11ish in Belconnan. We have recently finnished a seminar with Roland Tepp one of the instructors from Estonia. We are just a small study group with the goal of helping each oth...
by David Mcleary
Thu Sep 15, 2011 2:10 am
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: Conditioning training for Taiji
Replies: 3
Views: 5241

Conditioning training for Taiji

I am interested in conditioning training espicially for the finger tips I have been told things sutch as finger tip pushups and thrusting into a bucket of dried beans is very good. From what I understand this kind of trining dose dull the nerve endings in wht ever part of the body you are conditioni...
by David Mcleary
Wed Jul 27, 2011 7:46 am
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: Public form with Fajing
Replies: 1
Views: 3807

Public form with Fajing

This is a video my public form Sifu filmed one day when he was bored, it is him preforming the short form with the Jing being visually expressed rather than hidden as it is ushually done in Yang style. I normally do a round of the form like this then another two times keeping it in, although I am no...
by David Mcleary
Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:21 pm
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Dynasty forge Chinese swords
Replies: 4
Views: 7113

Dynasty forge Chinese swords

Has anyone handled any of Dynasty forges new Jian and Dao? There Japanese swords have a very good reputaion I am hopeing that their Chinese swords are up to scratch, got my eyes on one of their Manchurian Dao.
by David Mcleary
Sat Nov 20, 2010 8:16 am
Forum: Chinese Swordsmanship
Topic: Wudang and Kunling sword form
Replies: 4
Views: 7452

Wudang and Kunling sword form

I have read on a couple of Yang Michuan websites referring to the Wudang and Kunlun sword forms. What exactly are these forms and are they different form the Michuan sword form or just another name for it? Any clarification would be greatly appreciated.
by David Mcleary
Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:33 am
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: Canberra Branch
Replies: 4
Views: 5622

Re: Canberra Branch

Thanks Linda, There are only myself and a couple of mates at the moment but a good start, enough people for to play with. We are all pretty keen lots of very early morning training sessions, and then in the afternoon when we can. Eventually we hope to get a more permanent venue but at the moment the...
by David Mcleary
Mon Sep 27, 2010 11:11 am
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: Yang Public staff
Replies: 5
Views: 6379

Re: Yang Public staff

He is very into martial applications with empty hand but dosn't seem to with weapons.
by David Mcleary
Mon Sep 27, 2010 8:21 am
Forum: General Taiji Quan Discussion
Topic: Yang Public staff
Replies: 5
Views: 6379

Yang Public staff

My Sifu whom I train in Yang public form has mentioned to me that the staff form is only used as a strengthening excerise ect. and is not atcually practial staff fighting. This seems a little odd to me that a the Taiji staff form would not be intended for use as a weaopn. I am not sure if Sifu has j...