Feb 5, 2018

STAFF Fundamentals (YMAA Tai Chi and Shaolin) Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

DVD available:

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.

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Techniques include:
Coil Stinging
Blocking / Bouncing
Point Striking
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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