Tai Chi Youth Curriculum

What is Kung Fu ‘Sticky Hands’

Sticky Hands has a little bit of Chin Na “Grabbing & Seizing” in it. Mostly it is maneuvering for a strike or a position to apply Chin Na such as a joint lock. You can block a punch and worry about the next one. Or you can block a punch and stay in contact with …

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What is Shaolin Kung Fu?

“Shaolin” is two words combined. “Shao” for ‘young.’ And “lin” for ‘forest.’ “Shaolin” is the nickname of the small Buddhist Temple built around 495 A.D. by the monk, ______________________, who immigrated from India. The people of the village below and/or surrounding area provided this nickname? I’m not sure. The mountains are the SONG mountains. Several …

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