A little bit on Xing Yi footwork…

A little bit on Xing Yi footwork…

First take a look at the video above which goes over the very basics of how I train Xing Yi footwork. Footwork is arguably the most important aspect of our Xing Yi training method, it is what saves you from being hit full on, draws the opponent into your range and...
Xing Yi Tiger: The Tiger Triple Palm

Xing Yi Tiger: The Tiger Triple Palm

Every animal has a triple palm short sequence and today we are looking at Tiger. It makes good use of crossing your opponent multiple times to take the flank and can be used in a lot of ‘what if’ situations. As always, there are so many ways you can use...
An introduction to the secret art of Yan Yi

An introduction to the secret art of Yan Yi

Yan Yi is one of the more secret arts which I practice to compliment my Xing Yi. There is so much to this art that it can be considered an art form in itself. Whilst this is an introduction, I barely scratch the surface of whats going on here and is an art I look...
Selected Tiger Applications

Selected Tiger Applications

Here I go into the first two movements from one of our tiger linking sequences. What to keep in mind and how to use it in application. As always, there are lots of different ways that these movements can be applied. This is one example and aims to give you a flavour...
Tiger strikes on a bag

Tiger strikes on a bag

I don’t actually do a lot of bag work, I generally try to train on other people. This is because the bag doesn’t react like a person, it doesn’t move, cover, double-over, tense-up, twist in different planes and so on.  The bag is a simple piece of...
A Short Spear Sequence

A Short Spear Sequence

View this post on Instagram Basic three step sequence guys getting into spear basics after a long rest period. Here we have an offensive juan (reel) to clear, followed by a beng Qiang, countered by a zuan variant juan to defend followed with thrust to leg covered by a...