Movie The Grandmaster

Movie You Should Watch : The Grandmaster

Out in 2013, The Grandmaster is one of the very few good Wushu movies of the last 10 years or more. Not only that, it’s also one of the very few movies in general, displaying traditional Wushu codes and morale as it really is, without unnecessary embellishment of […]

Weapons how to choose

Weapons : How to Choose

This article is mostly aimed at either beginners, parents, or athletes that will soon do their first competition. One of the things that make Wushu so great to watch, and gives such a great feeling when practicing, is definitely its wide range of weapons. Basically anything could transform […]

Competiton Day Get Ready

Competition Day, D-1 : Be Ready

Tic … Tock … in approximatively 24 hours you will be at the competition venue, ready to show your improvements to everyone. You’ve trained hard for this day for different reasons : to prove yourself and / or the others something, because you love to train hard, have dreams of joining the National Team, just test your improvements, or all of the above!

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Gou Quan

Style Fundamentals : Gou Quan

Also called “Dishu Quan – 地术拳” (Ground techniques Fist), “Dilong Quan – 地龙拳” (Ground Dragon Fist), or “Dishang Feilong – 地上飞龙”, the “Gou Quan – 狗拳” or “Dog Fist” in English, is a rare south China Wushu style, registered in 2011 as a national cultural heritage. It it sometimes mentioned as the Chinese Wushu version of Jiu-Jitsu.

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Ip Man 4 : The End Finally

Ip Man 4 : The Finale… Finally ?

NO SPOILERS Edit : Ip Ching, Ip Man’s second son and Ip Man Wing Chun Lineage Master (played by actor Jim Liu in the movie) , passed away yesterday, Sunday January 26th 2020 in the morning. All our deepest condolences go to his family and students. 12 years […]

Improve your Sanda Game

Improve Your Sanda Game

Sanda is a great fighting art that can also be a very good springboard to MMA if done properly. It doesn’t have elbow or knee strikes, but it teaches you the right distance management, tempo, and of course standing wrestling, though some Sanda techniques wouldn’t work in a […]

Stop spraining your ankles

Stop Spraining your Ankles

Ouch !!! A few seconds ago you were in the air performing your favourite Cekongfan 侧空翻 (Aerial), Tengkong Feijiao 腾空飞脚 (Flying front kick), landing from a Sanda take-down or maybe just doing some hard conditioning after an exhausting training.Anyways, now you’re lying on the ground in pain. Welcome […]

Introduction to Lion Dance

Introduction to Lion Dance

Wushu is not limited to traditional or modern, nor to Taolu and Sanda. It is a whole culture, a way of life, strongly linked to its roots and cultural heritage. Traditional Chinese medicine, Bow techniques, horse riding, and many more, are all part of Wushu. Lion Dance is […]

How to Improve your flexibility

How to improve your flexibility

One word : STRETCH.Stretch every day, several times a day, and also before and after your training (should it be Taolu, Sanda, or conditioning). It should be common sense for most of you who have the chance to train with good teacher and / or have a certain level […]