Foundations of Chin Na

Learn fundamental joint locking techniques and principles

Chin Na literally means to seize and control. In this course, you’ll be introduced to several specific joint locking techniques, but more importantly also the principles that guide the application of those techniques.

Joint locks require leverage be applied at a precise angle and direction. The subtleties of several common techniques will be explored and various advanced methods such as spiraling and vibrating will be taught in order to improve the effectiveness of these techniques. Read More

Shaolin White Crane: Intermediate and Advanced Power Methods

Learn unique power methods taught in White Crane that can easily be applied to most any martial art.

Regardless of the martial art, the chest and waist play an integral role in generating power. However, White Crane has some unique ways of doing so. It is a system that specializes in short range explosive power, and in this new edition to our White Crane series, we continue to explore these various power methods in greater detail. With close to an hour and a half of instruction, you’ll learn various intermediate and advanced power methods that expand upon the bowing and shaking principles that were introduced in the first part of this series. Several new patterns and training methods will be taught along with applications.

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Understanding Power Dynamics

Discover the Fundamental Principles of Power

Power is a critical component of effective martial arts techniques and something students of all martial arts systems need to understand. One of the struggles many face in the martial arts is that they learn what to do but never fully understanding why they’re doing it. To be able to maximize power, you need to understand not just how to move, but the different ways in which you can move in order to generate power and then when and how to use them effectively.Read More

Shaolin White Crane: Fundamental Blocking and Power Training

Learn Fundamental White Crane Blocking and Power Methods

Southern Shaolin White Crane Kung-Fu is an ancient system that originates in Southern China. It is considered a soft-hard system, and while the crane doesn’t possess superior strength, it is incredibly powerful. By studying the movements taught in White Crane Kung-Fu, students of all systems can benefit from learning both its unique strategies as well as the subtle methods of manifesting power which it employs. Read More