FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 51 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Shanktotheright, royal, bobgalle100011, agenonline, TooNice
22862 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
THEFOREVERMAN 3
Dobbersky 3
MattJ 2
royal 2
ergees 1
April
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
New Topics
Judo Olympic Games 1964 Tokyo, The Video Gallery
by ergees
04/01/14 05:26 AM
Muay Thai Seminar with Greg Nelson - Marcus Charle
by Marcus Charles
03/24/14 04:39 PM
Fighting On Saturday!!!
by Dobbersky
03/20/14 05:45 AM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
AKK kata question
by
09/04/05 01:27 PM
Recent Posts
Fighting On Saturday!!!
by THEFOREVERMAN
04/16/14 08:22 AM
Muay Thai Seminar with Greg Nelson - Marcus Charle
by THEFOREVERMAN
04/16/14 08:20 AM
AKK kata question
by MattJ
04/04/14 05:45 PM
Judo Olympic Games 1964 Tokyo, The Video Gallery
by ergees
04/01/14 05:26 AM
Forum Stats
22862 Members
36 Forums
35546 Topics
432378 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#392566 - 04/22/08 10:12 AM schools in tai chi or kung fu
penquin Offline
Member

Registered: 03/31/08
Posts: 130
Loc: Kimberly, WI, USA
I hope someone can help me find a school in Tai chi or Kung fu in or around the Appleton area. I would like to learn a low jarring style to learn. Kung fu and Tai chi both seem to flow .
_________________________
being smarter then the average man, my mistakes tend to be worse then the average man

Top
#392567 - 04/22/08 10:48 AM Re: schools in tai chi or kung fu [Re: penquin]
puffadder Offline
Member

Registered: 04/29/07
Posts: 250
Loc: UK
There are many styles of kung fu. Some flow better than others. It's best to visit a few schools in your area to see where you fit in best.

Top
#392568 - 04/22/08 10:57 AM Re: schools in tai chi or kung fu [Re: puffadder]
penquin Offline
Member

Registered: 03/31/08
Posts: 130
Loc: Kimberly, WI, USA
I know that is why I am looking.
_________________________
being smarter then the average man, my mistakes tend to be worse then the average man

Top
#392569 - 04/22/08 12:29 PM Re: schools in tai chi or kung fu [Re: puffadder]
ButterflyPalm Offline
Enigma

Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 2637
Loc: Malaysia
Quote:

Some flow better than others.




All genuinely traditional CMA flows.
_________________________
I'll rather be happy than right, anytime.

Top
#392570 - 04/22/08 12:31 PM Re: schools in tai chi or kung fu [Re: ButterflyPalm]
puffadder Offline
Member

Registered: 04/29/07
Posts: 250
Loc: UK
Exactly right butterfly. That's one of the ways to tell a kung fu cowboy from the real deal.

Top
#392571 - 04/22/08 06:15 PM Re: schools in tai chi or kung fu [Re: ButterflyPalm]
GungFuTy Offline
Member

Registered: 01/28/05
Posts: 88
Loc: UT
Quote:

Quote:

Some flow better than others.




All genuinely traditional CMA flows.




There are so many qualifiers there that I have to disagree.

Not to mention that its a fallacy of confusing cause and effect. Just because many Chinese Martial Arts "flow" does not mean that "All" Chinese martial arts must flow. In short, just because it has flow it does not make it a chinese martial art. I mean if that were the case we would have to include chinese forms of dancing and modern wushu

I mean come on! "All" "genuinely traditional"... seems to me like there is room for discussion here. Not to mention the definition of flow.
_________________________
Maybe thats why I took up boxing. It's my response to men in white pajamas feeling each other's chi

Top
#392572 - 04/22/08 09:05 PM Re: schools in tai chi or kung fu [Re: GungFuTy]
JAMJTX Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 12/01/02
Posts: 585
Loc: Fort Wayne, IN
Every art "flows", just not every student flows smoothly

Top
#392573 - 04/23/08 06:23 AM Re: schools in tai chi or kung fu [Re: JAMJTX]
penquin Offline
Member

Registered: 03/31/08
Posts: 130
Loc: Kimberly, WI, USA
maybe I should have said circular not linear.
_________________________
being smarter then the average man, my mistakes tend to be worse then the average man

Top


Moderator:  Cord, Gavin, JasonM, MattJ, Reiki 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Ryukyu Art
Artifacts from the Ryukyu Kingdom missing since WWII. Visit www.ShisaLion.Org to view pictures

Best Stun Guns
Self Defense Products-stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and more

Surveillance 4U
Complete surveillance systems for covert operations or secure installation security

Asylum Images
Book presents photo tour of the Trans-Allegany Lunatic Asylum. A must if you're going to take a ghost tour!

 



Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga