DVD: Kung Fu Body Conditioning 1 by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
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Run Time: 240min
Number of discs: 1
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Release Date: March 2011
Kung Fu Body Conditioning 1—Traditional Training for Endurance and Power
Traditional Training for Endurance and Power
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming and the students of the YMAA Retreat Center's full-time kung fu training program instruct various body conditioning exercises.
Body conditioning is the necessary first step in traditional kung fu training. This regimen is designed to strengthen the entire body's structure preparing it for the rigors of martial arts practice. These traditional body-conditioning methods will gradually strengthen your bones, joints, and muscles, allowing you to develop speed, root, and explosive power without injury. You will become more fit and flexible, you will improve the health of your spine and internal organs, and you will enhance your cardiovascular endurance.
Body conditioning includes stretching, strength-training, tumbling drills, and outdoor training methods, such as running, rope climbing, and rock throwing. This total body workout is balanced with qigong meditation techniques that are essential for all martial arts styles. Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming teaches the fundamentals of meditation, with details about posture, the qi (energy) circulatory system, and how to properly practice Qigong Meditation to increase your martial power.
Includes one-on-one instruction by Dr. Yang of Embryonic Breathing, Laogong Breathing, Yongquan Breathing, Four Gates Breathing, and Martial Arts Grand Circulation.
SPECIAL FEATURES: Total body workout • Bonus Outdoor & Partner Exercises • One-on-one instruction of Qigong Meditation by Dr. Yang, filmed in the YMAA Retreat Center meditation chamber
YMAA PRODUCTION • DR. YANG, JWING-MING "KUNG FU BODY CONDITIONING" • PERFORMED BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING, JON CHANG, PATRICK MANRIQUEZ, ZACH COHEN, JAVIER RODRIGUEZ, JACHYM JERIE & SANTI COSTELLO • VIDEO PRODUCTION BY TRUTH BE KNOWN 360 • EDITING AND DVD AUTHORING BY OCEAN SILVER • PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY 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.