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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…

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

the empty mind

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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