The term “Tai Chi” is first found in the Chinese book of changes “I Ching”. It states; in the beginning of time, there was “Wu Chi” (the great void), and from this “Wu Chi”, comes the birth of two powers, the power of Yin and the power of Yang. (more…)
“Wu Shu (Martial Art) Kung Fu (Skills)” is not a style of the Chinese martial arts. It is a general term for the Chinese martial arts.
Within the styles or the systems of the Chinese martial arts, the major systems are the Southern and the Northern arts, and within theses systems there are the difference of the Internal and the External arts. (more…)
One, feet together, hand on the side, first spread the hands so that the palm is open and the fingers are pointing down with the thumbs lock at the sides of the palm, keep the palms facing forward as you step forward with the left leg to front left with the weight of the body still on the right leg. (more…)
James Wing Woo was born September 26, 1922, on the property of a Standard Oil refinery in Oleum California, north of Oakland. His father had a restaurant there and lived nearby with his wife and children. (more…)