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Tuesday, June 20th, 2006
11:36 pm
[beginnersmind]
Hi everyone. I'm new here, and just wanted to take the opportunity to introduce myself. I am the on-staff translator at a Daoist martial arts center in Yunnan Province, China. You can see our website here...

http://dalikongfu.blogcn.com

We practice San Feng Tai Ji, and Wudang Gong Fu.
We love to meet other people passionate about the martial arts, so
if you're ever in China, come visit!
Tuesday, January 4th, 2005
6:25 pm
[raven_d]
has this ever happend to you?
I was sparring with me friends we all have fighting backrounds....My dude T is gungfu...street and I dont know what......my dude Ra..hes a marine so he has that gungfu an kempo and a pieces of others....My other friend Bri..Uh...boxing and what ever his dad has been teaching him......I have gungfu pieces of karate..thai boxing ...and other stuff...well one of our boys is going to a tournament in Penn.(I cant spell so I'll do that)....So when we got to our sifu's house we went sparing in the backyard.......Im gonna try an get straight to the point...on these...I was sparring T and I thought I was playing around...I was dodging hits blocking normal stuff...but when I went in to attack he blocked my kick so I grabbed him and we grappled for a second and I got his head down and I raised my elbow and I actually kinda felt like I had to fight myself not to drop it on his neck It looked like we were stuck in time i held it there so long..And thats never really happend before ...I shrugged it off though and after my sifu got me to kinda letgo..sparred again...a few things happend I grabbed him again and I had to stopp myself cause I felt like I wouldve broke his neck..cause the way I had him was perfect.....Then when I fought my dude Ra....I suspect him to be a better fighter than me but thats my boy..I consider us rivals.....Its weird...We dont fight necessarily..we stand and circle and look at each other and its crazy you look into the persons eyes and you can see what theyre planning....Thats also never happend well not to the degree it did that day...alot of our matches end up being us standing and looking at eachother.......anyways Thats really all I wanted to ask people about...

Have you ever been at a weird point where you had to fight not to do a move on someone...like you can actually feel your body wanting to and a part of you wanting to?..And have you ever sparred with someone and you felt like you could sense there moves or look into there eyes and actually see them ..or know what they are about to do before the first punch or kick is even thrown?
Saturday, September 11th, 2004
4:59 pm
[raven_d]
Greetings and Salutations
I dont suppose anyone knows any sites where you can watch martial artists do there forms?
Tuesday, March 16th, 2004
9:34 am
[raven_d]
I dont suppose anyone knows sites to get clips of tournaments and sparring matches?
Friday, January 24th, 2003
1:43 pm
[kung_fu_dude]
Who, What, is Long Fu San Kung Fu ?

Longfusan Kung Fu

Mission




Longfusan Kung Fu,enables students from every walk of life to develop and shape more healthy bodies, to develop harmony between the body and mind, to learn a martial art system for self-defense, and to develop and maintain a positive self-image.


The Team


Sifu Art Cason, the lead instructor for Longfusan Kung Fu, has studied martial arts since 1974 through both civilian and military training, including:

* Six years in the U.S. Army (Airborne, Air Assault) as a Squad Leader who was responsible for training both civilian and native military in areas such as Nicaragua, Panama, & Granada;
o Certified Jungle Expert;
o Certified Escape/Evasion Expert
o Certified Military Trainer/Light and Heavy Weapons Specialist
* Three years study of Hapkido in the military;
* Six years study of Shiong Deh Shotokan Karate as a civilian resulting in a black belt.
* Continuous study of Tae Kwon Do as a civilian, currently a 3rd degree black belt.
* Continuous study of Kung Fu as a civilian, head Kung Fu instructor, 4th Degree.



* Eleven years study of Chinese Energy Boxing resulting in a 4th-degree black sash, including:
o Fukien White Crane Kung Fu
o Kong_Sao Gong-Ka
o Wing Chun Kung Fu
o Tai Chi
o Chin Na
o Ba Gua
o Hsing-I
o Jeet Kune Do
o Pai Lum Kung Fu
o Walu
o YiQuan
o Kempo
o Weapons
* Chinese broadsword (dao)
* Chinese straight sword (jian)
* Staff or bo
* Nunchucks
* Sai
* Butterfly knives
* Arnis/Escrima


* Fourteen years as a law enforcement officer including:
o Deputy
o Chief Deputy
o Coroner
o Police Officer
o Assistant Chief of Police
o Investigator
o Narcotics Officer
o Undercover Narcotics
o K-9 Handler

o SWAT Team Leader
o Chief of Police
o Training in the following areas:
* State Certified Training Officer
* Impact Weapons Instructor (straight and side handle batons, collapsible batons, etc.)
* Chemical Weapons Instructor (MACE, pepper spray, etc.)
* High Risk/Dynamic Entries Expert
* State Certified Investigator
* Fingerprinting Expert
* SWAT & SRT Instructor


The Curriculum

Underlying Principles

Kung Fu is a martial art that enables students of all ages and abilities to improve their physical health and mental well being. Training is individualized to the person because each has a different body type, different physical abilities, and different training goals. The training program promotes self-discipline, self-confidence and overall character development, including the development of a positive self-image. Exercises increase cardiovascular health, relieve tension and strengthen the body. Kung Fu or more correctly Chinese Energy Boxing skills do not deteriorate with age. Many Kung Fu artists are formidable well into the eighties. Chinese Energy Boxing principles are based on the development of internal energy and do not rely on mere muscle, strength and speed. Internal energy may be developed and used effectively throughout one's life.

Methods of Instruction

* Lesson plans are developed for each session by the Instructor or Sifu,
* Students are evaluated with strengths and areas of improvement being identified,
* Each student is given exercises or practice assignments based upon his/her needs,
* Requirements for moving from each rank to the next succeeding rank are provided in writing to the students,
* Rank tests are held when the Sifu determines that students are ready to advance,
* A written list of all significant information is provided at the appropriate time to the student,
* Physical practice and demonstration of the skills are implemented as determined by Sifu,
* Practice at home is essential for the student to develop to his/her full potential,
* Competition in tournaments is optional, but does allow the student to experience various forms of martial arts,
* Sparring is optional.Read more...Collapse )
Saturday, February 22nd, 2003
4:35 pm
Welcome to our Kung Fu Journal !
This journal has been created (by a very green student), as a place to post specific information about the LongFuSan Kung Fu School and to discuss Chinese Martial Arts.
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