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A circular and twisting Shaolin pattern, re-emphasising that Shaolin does not always mean brute force and straight lines.
This is a good example of the Northern School of traditional Wushu. The jumping movements are cleanly executed and every strike is delivered with obvious power.
A girl performing the powerful Ba Ji style of traditional wushu.
A fast paced pattern from the Ba Ji style of traditional wushu. The demonstration takes place outside in a sand arena and the constrained space means that some of the movements are just out of shot.
The wide sideways stance used by this practitioner is typical of many styles practiced in North and Central China. These stances are designed for speed of movement and allow the fighter to cover a large distance quickly. The power of the waist can be used to whip the legs around quickly to trap or sweep an opponent, or just to sidestep their attack. This is a key section of a larger pattern.
This video shows a young Shaolin monk doing the traditional flexibility pattern. Don.t try some of these eye-watering movements and positions at home..!
A montage of young Shaolin Monks going through their warm up and stretching exercises in advance of practice. Filmed at the Da Fa Wang Temple, Songshan.
Daoist techniques to achieve a healthy long live are legendary, so much so that the area is considered to be one of the main homes of immortals in China. This video gives you a rare chance to see the complete Wudang longevity pattern. It is taught to . and is here performed by . recovering cancer patients in Shiyan City, Wudang Mountains Area. Please note, because of the length of the pattern this video has a large file size.
A segment of the Canon Style pattern that displays that style.s distinctive canon fist techniques. Filmed in Emei, Sichuan Province, 2005.
This traditional northern style is named after the famous strategist and general from China.s Warring States Period. Performed by Master Zhao Yong Chang. Filmed in Qing Dao, Shandong Province, 2144.