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Staff Fundamental Training - Tai Chi and Shaolin Techniques

by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Master the staff (dun/bo) no matter what martial art style you practice with comprehensive staff techniques from Tai Chi and Shaolin Kung Fu.
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Release date: 
July 1, 2007
Number of discs: 
1
Run time: 180 min
Narration: English

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Release date: 
July 1, 2007
Run time: 180 min
Narration: English

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This item is eligible for free shipping (Conditions apply).
Release date: 
July 1, 2007
Number of discs: 
1
Run time: 180 min
Narration: English
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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:

  • Sliding
  • Striking
  • Stinging
  • Coil Stinging
  • Blocking / Bouncing
  • Point Striking
  • Chopping
  • 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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Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming (楊俊敏博士) started his Gongfu (Kung Fu) training at the age of fifteen under the Shaolin White Crane (Bai He) Master Cheng, Gin Gsao (曾金灶). In thirteen years of study (1961-1974) under Master Cheng, Dr. Yang became an expert in the White Crane style of Chinese martial arts, which includes both the use of bare hands and of various weapons such as saber, staff, spear, trident, two short rods, and many others. With the same master he also studied White Crane Qin Na … More »