TITLE

GET TONED, KEEP FIT

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Diva;Nov2008, Issue 150, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers basic kung fu instructions on how to use the gym bar as an oriental weapon.
ACCESSION #
34763905

 

Related Articles

  • CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN SCIENCE. D'Alto, Nick // Odyssey;May2006, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p33 

    This article presents information about the surprising science behind kung fu. INSETS: The Physics of CONFIDENCE;The Girl Who Is STRONGER than CONCRETE;Everyday Kung Fu.

  • Moving Meditation: Solo Forms. Johnson, Nathan // Martial Arts for the Mind;2003, p52 

    This article deals with the solo forms in martial arts. These ancient forms have many different names to describe them, according to the martial art concerned, but collectively, they represent a rich and culturally diverse treasure-house of human martial arts experiences. Many famous kung fu...

  • Chapter 4: Kung Fu. Potts, Steve // Mastering Martial Arts;1996, p28 

    This chapter focuses on kung fu. Kung fu originated in China with the Buddhist monks. Kung fu students begin their formal training by learning the proper stance. Next, students learn to use their arms, hands, feet and legs to defend themselves. The best kung fu students are taught how to use...

  • Some Useful Addresses. Gutman, Bill // Kung Fu;1995, p46 

    This article suggests magazines an individual can read or contact to learn more about kung fu.

  • Wushu. Berry, Kevin // Dancing Times;Sep2007, Vol. 97 Issue 1165, p101 

    The article describes wushu, an all-embracing term for the several styles of tai chi, internal and external kung fu, martial arts and yoga practiced in China. To further explain on the concept, the author cites a wushu class at the College of Chinese Physical Culture in Leeds, England. Students...

  • Chapter 4: Monkey-Style Kung Fu. Gutman, Bill // Kung Fu;1995, p16 

    This chapter describes the Monkey-style of kung fu. Monkey-style was founded in the early 19th century. The different divisions within Monkey-style are the Lost Monkey form, the Drunken Monkey, the Stone Monkey, the Standing Monkey, and the Wooden Monkey. Each style is described.

  • THE THEORY OF LOWER SPINAL ROTATION. Niiler, Tim; Gong, Henry P. // Journal of Asian Martial Arts;2005, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p26 

    Descriptions of spinal power generation in the martial arts have a tendency to be style specific, making comparison between styles difficult. We have studied the rotational kinematics involved in training spinal power generation in Shaolin Longfist Kungfu and present the results using the...

  • Bone, Blood and Feather. Moses, Rob; Burk, Floyd // Black Belt;May2009, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p104 

    The article discusses a cerebral approach to kung-fu. The training of practitioners of northern Shaolin kung fu begins with big blocks, long punches and high kicks, and over time, their movements become more and more precise until they are effective with the biggest and the smallest motions. The...

  • Stillness in Motion. Bailey, Paula // Black Belt;May2009, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p106 

    The article features Su Xing, a Shaolin martial monk who was sent to the U.S. from China to preserve the Shaolin arts and culture. As a child, he joined a kung fu school in Shandong and entered the Shaolin Temple. When he started practicing Zen, his kung fu improved as his mind became more calm...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics