Staff Fundamental Training - Tai Chi and Shaolin Techniques
Techniques from Tai Chi and Shaolin Kung Fu.
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming teaches Staff fundamental training and partner matching practice. The techniques are compiled from Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) and Shaolin White Crane Gongfu (Kung Fu), offering uniquely comprehensive instruction of Southern-style Soft and Soft-Hard Staff training. Techniques include:
- Coil Stinging
- Blocking / Bouncing
- Point Striking
- Staff Sparring
- Advance-Retreating Circle-Sealing
- Four Corners Repel-Neutralizing
- Follow-Neutralizing Entering
- Four Sides of Staff Sealing
- Step Forward to Seal the Staff
- Sweeping Strikes in 4 Directions
- Matching Fundamentals
Dr. Yang offers detailed instruction for each movement, and corrections while students demonstrate, making it easy for the viewer to refine their staff technique.
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.
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