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#403632 - 07/31/08 09:30 PM A offhand glimpse at karate's soft side
Victor Smith Offline
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I jsut ran across this, but have experienced similar applications from the late Sherman Harrill in Isshinryu.

While Chinese it clearly shows the power of the soft side too, IMVHO>



Mian(cotton palm)zhang
Master Xiu Chuan Qiao was born in 1929. A famous Mian Palm & Fanzi master. He was a student of Wang, Li Zhen/ Zhang, De Liang. He started teaching in 50 's and was awarded special award in 1994. He is now a commette member of Beijing Wushu Association and the Chairman of Mian Palm Wushu Club
01 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1I6h3sHBNg&feature=related
02 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jy2gFQVEt_I&feature=related
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#403633 - 08/01/08 08:05 AM Re: A offhand glimpse at karate's soft side [Re: Victor Smith]
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Thanks Victor. The first clip reminds me strongly of some of the applications and body positioning from the first three or four movements of Heian Sandan.

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