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Wudang Mountain Standing Meditation

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An excerpt from our latest release The Immortal Path. This clip from the film features Standing Meditation… a Tai Chi practice that is found throughout the schools on Wudang Mountain. Standing meditation is a perfect example of non-action, an underlying theme of the Tao and found in the classic text, Tao Te Ching.

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Trailer: The Immortal Path

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The Immortal Path, the Tao of Tai Chi Chuan. Our latest film release coming very soon. Eighteen months in the making, this is a remarkable documentary of the Taoist Martial Art of Tai Chi Chuan and of its relationship with the Tao.

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Warriors of Budo Artwork (Episode One)

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We are finally able to post the cover art for Episode One: Karatedo. Each episode of Warriors of Budo will have a different color theme. This is green. Our latest estimate is for an early October release for the episode one. Cover story notes: A warrior trains his entire life for a moment that may…

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Warriors of Budo. Series details

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  We have been overwhelmed recently with questions about our upcoming new series, Warriors of Budo. We thought we would publish some details on who is appearing in this epic series. The entire series will comprise of six episodes as below. Each episode will be a full length movie in itself, around 80 to 90…

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Trailer: Warriors of Budo

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This is the official trailer for our new release: Warriors of Budo. A seven episode series on the Japanese Martial Arts or Budo. Episodes include Karate, Aikido, Judo, Kendo, Naginata and Shorinji Kempo. Filmed on location in Japan over a two year period, the Warriors of Budo is the most complete and detailed broadcast video…

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World Wushu Championships

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World Wushu championships took place in Shiyan City, China, near to Wudang Mountain and home for many of China’s internal martial arts. International competitors from over sixty countries took part. We filmed this segment during the shooting of our film, A Boy in China in 2010. Watch the trailer. Share the video Facebook Twitter Google+ Email

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Chen Village by Journal of Martial Arts

Chen Village

In Chen Village, director Jon Braeley has captured taijiquan’s history, recorded valuable interviews with masters and students, and lets all observe the art performed with high levels of skill. For researchers, the film serves as a superb documentary of today’s practice at taiji’s birth- place. Please read below an in-depth review by the Journal of…

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Martial Arts Beginnings…

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How does anyone outside of Japan or China get started in the Martial Arts? I grew up in Yorkshire, England. A long way from oriental martial arts. Yet there were good places to train in both Chinese and Japanese martial arts even in the north of England. It was the year of Enter the Dragon and I…

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Trailer: The Empty Mind

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Our classic signature documentary. Here is what the editor of Black Belt Magazine had to say: “I must say I was impressed. Professionally filmed in Japan and China, it profiles practitioners of Aikido, Karate, Kendo, Kyudo, Shaolin Kingfu, Tai Chi and Wushu as they plied their trade in the dojos and tournaments. On a personal…

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Trailer: Chen Village

Chen Village

When you enter Chen village, you are struck by how unremarkable it is. Set in the remote China countryside surrounded by farmland, it appears to offer little. Except for one fact. Out of a population of 3,000 some 2,500 practice Tai Chi Chuan. In China it is known simply as Taiji village and is the…

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Trailer: Warriors of China

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Travel inside the middle kingdom to experience the martial art of China. This once in a lifetime quest was to document the external styles and the internal arts in one movie. Shaolin Temple Kungfu and Sanshou boxing, Wudangquan, Tai Chi Chuan, Baguazhang, Xingyiquan and Yiquan and more. These are the Warriors of China! Share the video…

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Trailer: Masters of Heaven and Earth

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Explore the most mysterious martial art of all … Tai Chi Chuan. The Supreme Ultimate. The Heaven and Earth. Come with us to meet the best Tai Chi masters of China and gain a deeper understanding of Yang style, Chen style and Wudang Tai Chi Chuan. With the backdrop of the Forbidden City, Chen Village…

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