This article analyzes the connection between the body mechanics developed in traditional/internal martial arts, and the defensive techniques in boxing such as bob and weave, Philly Shell, or shoulder roll. Also to note that such defensive techniques in boxing can also be used in kickboxing. In my experience, to do such defensive techniques correctly, both [...]
There are many videos that came out recently on MMA versus internal and traditional martial arts, and the internal/traditional martial arts masters or practitioners in these videos are getting beat or knocked out very easily by these MMA fighters. I'm writing this blog post to address the issue of idealism specifically on internal martial arts, [...]
Videos of Grandmaster Li Tai Liang's medical talk at Stanford University's Medical School, on March 7th, 2018. This medical talk discusses the internal components of the Xinyi-Dao system, its health benefits and martial arts usage. Grandmaster Li was a member of the Wushu (martial arts) department of the Beijing Sports University, where he helped to [...]
Feeling stressed? Relax!! Feeling down? Move your body!! Mentally exhausted? Find peace and harmony within yourself!! Taiji (T’ai Chi) and Qigong are traditional Chinese practices used to improve and maintain health and strength. Learn this special way of moving and breathing to increase the quality of your life. You’ll feel more energized and in tune [...]
Public talk by Grandmaster Li Tai Liang on the origins and methods of the Xinyi-Dao system, at Stanford University on March 8th, 2018.
Xinyi-Dao: From tradition to modernity in a Chinese martial arts. Join us as Grandmaster Li Tai Liang will discuss, at Stanford University's East Asian Library, the origins and methods of the Xinyi-Dao system, a modern synthesis of the traditional Chinese martial arts of Xingyiquan, Baguazhang, Taijiquan, and Shaolinquan. Grandmaster Li was a member of the [...]