DVD: Shaolin Staff by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
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Run Time: 180min
Number of discs: 1
Region Encoding: All Regions
Release Date: September 2007
Shaolin Staff—Basic Sequences
Qi Mei Gun and Qi Mei Dui Gun
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming teaches the basic sequences and solo drills for Shaolin Staff training. Staff training develops the fundamental skills required for all other long weapons training, and it is traditionally the first long weapon learned in Chinese martial arts.
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming demonstrates the solo and matching drills and instructs the first basic Staff sequence, Qi Mei Gun, with martial applications.
Partner drills and the 2-person Staff matching set, Qi Mei Dui Gun, are also demonstrated. Dr. Yang offers detailed instruction and corrections to every movement as students demonstrate, making it easy for the viewer to learn.
This program builds upon the fundamental techniques taught in the Taiji & Shaolin Staff Fundamental Training DVD (YMAA).
- History and Theory of Southern-style Staff.
- Various types of staff, such as rattan and white wax wood.
- Several solo and partner matching practice drills.
- Three complete video courses on one DVD.
Features YMAA senior Instructors Nicholas Yang, Robert Was, and Pedro Rodrigues.
SPECIAL FEATURES:: English Subtitles • Interactive YMAA Catalog with 50 Additional Minutes of Preview Trailers for All YMAA Videos
YMAA PRODUCTION • DR. YANG, JWING-MING • “SHAOLIN STAFF BASIC SEQUENCES” • WRITTEN & PERFORMED BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING, WITH NICHOLAS YANG, PEDRO RODRIGUES, & ROBERT WAS • EDITING & DVD AUTHORING BY MEDIAMANIC • PRODUCED BY DAVID SILVER • DIRECTED BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING AND DAVID SILVER
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, is a renowned author and teacher of Chinese martial arts and Qigong. Born in Taiwan, he has trained and taught Taijiquan, Qigong and Chinese martial arts for over forty-five years. He is the author of over thirty books, and was elected by Inside Kung Fu magazine as one of the 10 people who has "made the greatest impact on martial arts in the past 100 years." Dr. Yang lives in Northern California.