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#335702 - 04/18/07 04:37 PM 1960's era Kung Fu demos
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Some sharp stuff in there, done in street clothes!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSTyL333hRk&NR
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#335703 - 04/18/07 05:41 PM Re: 1960's era Kung Fu demos [Re: MattJ]
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The video above is an edited version, if anyone wants to watch the whole thing, it's in three parts, about half an hour long. There's some interesting stuff in here.

near the end there are more students doing things. Those kids are pretty good
Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5XMIQrvinM&mode=related&search=

Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFle3ms8TbM

Part 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imOPzsc95LA&mode=related&search=

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#335704 - 04/19/07 05:04 PM Re: 1960's era Kung Fu demos [Re: MattJ]
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great clips indeed!

it is kinda upsetting to read the comments though. Chinese style forms always get that rep of being "pretty cool to look at, but won't help in a fight" or "if you practice forms, you're wasting time".
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#335705 - 04/20/07 12:12 PM Re: 1960's era Kung Fu demos [Re: 18lohans]
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Quote:

"pretty cool to look at, but won't help in a fight" or "if you practice forms, you're wasting time".





When you are asked to demonstrate your style in public (whether 50 or 500 years ago or now) would you do a Form or would you bring and show off your arm, fist, body conditioning equipment (like a makiwara or heavy bag)?
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#335706 - 04/20/07 10:40 PM Re: 1960's era Kung Fu demos [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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I agree that for the most part, that if the art has forms then they will be performed when people ask for a demonstration. Unless you're trained to not do so and use the crowd for demonstration. Still showing a form is almost just instinctive for the people that do practice arts with forms. Because if you do a form people can then be like "ooooh, thats tiger fist."
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#335707 - 04/22/07 02:41 AM Re: 1960's era Kung Fu demos [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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Quote:


When you are asked to demonstrate your style in public (whether 50 or 500 years ago or now) would you do a Form or would you bring and show off your arm, fist, body conditioning equipment (like a makiwara or heavy bag)?



I demo:

1. Zhan Zhuang (1 pose) for 5 minutes.
2. Sitting meditation for 10 mintues

By the time I open my eyes, everyone's gone. See, no-touch fighting against multiples

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#335708 - 04/22/07 10:20 AM Re: 1960's era Kung Fu demos [Re: oldcoach]
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If you do them with your eyes open, they may hang around wondering when you are going to start.
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#335709 - 04/22/07 11:06 AM Re: 1960's era Kung Fu demos [Re: oldcoach]
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Quote:

I demo:

1. Zhan Zhuang (1 pose) for 5 minutes.
2. Sitting meditation for 10 mintues

By the time I open my eyes, everyone's gone. See, no-touch fighting against multiples




LMAO
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#335710 - 04/22/07 08:03 PM Re: 1960's era Kung Fu demos [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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Quote:

Quote:

"pretty cool to look at, but won't help in a fight" or "if you practice forms, you're wasting time".





When you are asked to demonstrate your style in public (whether 50 or 500 years ago or now) would you do a Form or would you bring and show off your arm, fist, body conditioning equipment (like a makiwara or heavy bag)?




sorry, but I'm not sure I got the comment? is that a rhetorical question?
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#335711 - 04/23/07 02:00 AM Re: 1960's era Kung Fu demos [Re: ButterflyPalm]
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If you do them with your eyes open, they may hang around wondering when you are going to start.



Ah yes, in which case they've just demonstrated their low-level rank. They don't realize it's already started, cos they just can't see that "there's motion in stillness and stillness in motion".

In which case, I'd use the lag time to sign them up as new students

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