Blog entries by Xue Sheng

  1. [IMG] 新年快乐 Xīnnián kuàilè Year of the Dog - Zodiac [MEDIA] [MEDIA]
  2. Nowhere near as important, or well written as Charles Dickens’ book whose title I bastardized to title my post. And this is without a doubt, as advertised, the ramblings of a Neijia madman…..and the first post of 2018 Did something today I had never done in my over 25 year or training...
  3. [IMG] Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.' - Alfred Lord Tennyson Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.- Benjamin Franklin Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for...
  4. The dantian (丹田) Literal meaning; cinnabar or red field. Dantian, dan t'ian, dan tien or tan t'ien is loosely translated as "elixir field", "sea of qi", or simply "energy center". Dantian are the Qi Focus Flow Centers, important focal points for meditative and exercise techniques such as...
  5. [IMG] Corelli Christmas Concerto; Op.68 -- Freiburger Barockorchester [MEDIA] Frank Sinatra - Christmas Songs [MEDIA]
  6. I came across this on the "Tai Chi Fighter's Blog" Talks on Yang Family Taijiquan with Fu Zhongwen and James Fu from 1994 Short Videos from 1994 of Fu Zhongwen talking about various topics in Yang Taijiquan as well as some form and posture videos of Fu Zhongwen, Fu Shengyuan (Fu Zhongwen's...
  7. Well, had a scare this past week, was at.a routine eye appointment and had the doctor tell me he thought he saw a retina detachment in my good eye. I had 2 detachment incidents in the other eye, one was full and they are surprised I can see out of the eye as good as I do, and the second was not...
  8. [IMG] Here’s to enjoying the company of good friends and family. I wish you a happy Thanksgiving! “I am grateful for what I am and have. My Thanksgiving is perpetual.” -Henry David Thoreau “A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.” -Cicero...
  9. I am not suggesting any type of training on heavy bags or for palm and knuckle strengthening but I had something happen that I thought would have worked the other way around. I have been punching a heavy bag for over 40 years. There were many times I trained using walls as well. Then went to...
  10. [IMG] David Bowie - Scary Monsters [MEDIA] Warren Zevon - Werewolves of London [MEDIA] Alice cooper - Keepin’ Halloween Alive [MEDIA]
  11. Wang Qing Yu, student of Fu Zhong Wen Wang Qing Yu - Traditional Yang Tai Chi Chuan [MEDIA]
  12. Cui Yishi (1892-1970), named Cui Lizhi began training with Yang Chengfu in 1909. In 1928, he joined Yang Chengfu on his trip through China, assisting as a teacher. 太极大师崔毅士拳照 Cui YiShi Yang Style TaiChi Form Pics [MEDIA] Cui YiShi Push Hands Precious Video [MEDIA]
  13. Full Article > Tung Ying-chieh and the Public Perception of Chinese Martial Arts in Post War Hong Kong The first half of the 20th century was a time of rapid transformation for the traditional Chinese martial arts. Early in the era these fighting systems tended to be associated with practical...
  14. And one even older 1939 Chinese Sword Forms -Tai Miao -Beijing -China [MEDIA] 1938 Chinese Martial Art Forms, Weapons & Exercises –Beijing –China This is Chinese Opera Martial Arts [MEDIA] 1936 Chinese Martial Art Forms -Shantung & Nanking -China [MEDIA] 1934 Chinese Sabre versus Bayonet...
  15. Going to give JKD a try again. [IMG]