Flying Crane's Recent Activity

  1. Flying Crane replied to the thread I never knew. First time seeing this animal.

    I think your first photo is really interesting, the way the fellow has his neck stretched out to take some food from the caretaker, and...

    Jan 25, 2021 at 10:14 AM
  2. Flying Crane liked isshinryuronin's post in the thread Forms without supervision/feedback.

    Dirty Dog has a reasonable approach. But Anarax has framed the question as absolutes. Obviously, #2 is not engaging, since the...

    Jan 25, 2021 at 8:24 AM
  3. Flying Crane replied to the thread Chi Kung form form muscle development and strength.

    Golden Bell is an isometric exercise. I’m not sure you would classify this kind of thing as Qi-gong. The Qi-gong I am familiar with...

    Jan 24, 2021 at 8:48 AM
  4. Flying Crane replied to the thread I never knew. First time seeing this animal.

    From South America, yes? Argentina, if I recall?

    Jan 23, 2021 at 11:00 PM
  5. Flying Crane replied to the thread Blocking Moderators.

    Good luck with that.

    Jan 23, 2021 at 8:13 PM
  6. Flying Crane rated isshinryuronin's post Informative in the thread The Equalizer - What role do weapons serve?.

    Using a right, single hand, reverse grip (so the end of the tsuka - grip, is facing forward) and stabbing to the rear along the right...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 8:12 PM
  7. Flying Crane replied to the thread The Equalizer - What role do weapons serve?.

    I’ve been practicing with sharp swords for years. Never have I come close to shish- kebabing myself. How does one do that? I did...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 1:54 PM
  8. Flying Crane liked Dirty Dog's post in the thread The Equalizer - What role do weapons serve?.

    If you're using a weapon as an equalizer, you're doing it wrong. You don't ever want the fight to be equal...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 1:51 PM
  9. Flying Crane liked isshinryuronin's post in the thread The Equalizer - What role do weapons serve?.

    I haven't bothered to look at the videos, and from the informed comments of others here, glad I didn't. My experience is that these...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 1:50 PM
  10. Flying Crane liked Xue Sheng's post in the thread I may have a little Aikidoka on my hands.

    My little Aikidoka, who is not so little anymore, came into the family room tonight and told me she missed Aikido. I'm not pushing it, I...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 9:24 AM
  11. Flying Crane replied to the thread I may have a little Aikidoka on my hands.

    I failed to respond to this one. Of course if she doesn’t like forms, she doesn’t need to do forms. Still plenty in kung fu without...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 9:23 AM
  12. Flying Crane rated JowGaWolf's post Agree in the thread Weak points in the body you exploit?.

    The Chou Choi has the capability to land on the back of the head behind the ear. Lights out. Then there's Kup Choi which lands on top...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 6:31 PM
  13. Flying Crane replied to the thread Weak points in the body you exploit?.

    Well, we have a punch that we call “pau Choi” which comes up from below, but is different from an uppercut. It’s something I can’t...

    Jan 22, 2021 at 11:43 AM
  14. Flying Crane replied to the thread An embarrassment of riches.

    Don’t be afraid to give it a try. Only you can decide if the fit is good or not. But given what you have mentioned, my suspicion is...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 3:46 PM
  15. Flying Crane replied to the thread Create your own combos.

    I do agree with your position as you have stated it in your last couple of posts. I freely mix punches into whatever combo I want, and...

    Jan 21, 2021 at 2:02 PM