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    Can anybody identify this form for me?

    Yeah it is really beautiful to watch. I love the form too, would love to know what it is called.
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    Can anybody identify this form for me?

    Also at 2:11, that is if it is part of the same form?
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    Can anybody identify this form for me?

    Hi, I am wondering if anybody can identify the form you see practised at 1 minute 10 in this video... It seems to contain a slap foot kick double punch and a sweep. It is very pleasant to watch if anybody can help me with the name? Many Thanks, Jonny
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    How often to practice Stretches and Stance Work

    Hi, Just to clarify. I know that a lot of people are saying not to train from a DVD, but this DVD or training course is created by a 34th generation Shaolin monk who does actually have a school and runs summer camps in the south of my country. The problem for me at the moment is that I cannot...
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    How often to practice Stretches and Stance Work

    I am just wondering how often it is recommended to practice leg and arm stretches/stretch kicks as well as stance work in relation to Kung Fu? I have purchased some courses that cover arm stretching, leg stretching, fundamental stretch kicks and 5 stance exercises in intricate detail (ex. each...
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    Wushu/KungFu Forms containing the Tornado Kick

    Okay, good to know. So does anybody know where I can find an up to date list of the routines that are taught in the current day at the temple? I understand that it may be very difficult to find such information.
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    Wushu/KungFu Forms containing the Tornado Kick

    And again, performed by a shaolin monk called "Tong Bei Quan"... Due to some disturbance in my life for spiritual and healing reasons my main area of interest lies in the traditional forms of Kung Fu taught by the Buddhist Monks of Shaolin, it is the forms taught there that I am interested in...
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    Wushu/KungFu Forms containing the Tornado Kick

    this is where im getting confused, im seeing Tong Bi Quan in relation to the word Shaolin everywhere...
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    Wushu/KungFu Forms containing the Tornado Kick

    This is the routine I am referring to:
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    Wushu/KungFu Forms containing the Tornado Kick

    OK thank you for the replies. This is where I am starting to get very confused as I am seeing Shaolin monks performing this routine. I would like to better understand the technicalities of whats what here. I was under the impression that anything practised in the Shaolin temple by the monks...
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    Wushu/KungFu Forms containing the Tornado Kick

    Also, how many "forms" in general would fall under the umbrella of whats called "Shaolin Kung Fu"? How many forms are there to learn?
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    Wushu/KungFu Forms containing the Tornado Kick

    Im noticing some places it being called Tong Bi Quan, and others Tong Bei Quan, is there a difference? I've only just mastered the fundamental stances stretching and the 18 fundamental methods so I know I am a long way off a form like that but it is beautiful to watch. I can throw tornado kick...
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    Wushu/KungFu Forms containing the Tornado Kick

    OK, so after hours and hours and hours and hours of digging ive found what I was looking for. Its called Tong Bi Quan. Its absolutely lovely.
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    Wushu/KungFu Forms containing the Tornado Kick

    Hi, A while back I saw a video of one of the many Wushu or Kung Fu forms that contain the tornado kick. The video I am referring to was a form that actually finished with the tornado kick. I am wondering if someone can please let me know the names of the forms that either contain or finish with...
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    KUNG FU

    OK... In that case my interest lies in the forms that are taught at the Shaolin Temple in the Henan Province of China?
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    KUNG FU

    I don't understand the "don't learn the form yet, it might not be the same as the school you learn from" attitude. So what? Then I can learn something more when I get there? Surely... I would never ever join a martial arts school or train with a master and claim to know ANYTHING let alone claim...
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    KUNG FU

    Wow guys lots of replies here. I've just checked back, going to read through all of these now... I did notice however that a lot of people are saying that proper training cannot be done without an instructor, trust me, I do know this. And I do intend on taking it to that level. But until I can...
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    KUNG FU

    I am currently learning at home with the aid of very detailed video tutorials on Wu Bu Quan, the transitions etc, as well as detailed videos on kicks and drills. I have lots and lots of detailed material... I just need to be pointed in the right direction when it comes to the forms that are...
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    KUNG FU

    Hey, I have just signed up to the forum. A good few months back I started to take a real interest in Shaolin Kung Fu. Every day since then I have been exercising in relation to this subject. Every day I do leg stretches, stance work, punch drills, and kicks, etc. I have started to learn my...
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