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World Wushu Championships

a boy in china

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.  

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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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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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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

warriors of china

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!  

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Trailer: Masters of Heaven and Earth

masters of heaven and earth

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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Trailer: A Natural Way

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With health care costs soaring in the west, looking east to alternative medicine is the answer. In this comprehensive look into traditional medicine we connect India, Tibet and China through the core philosophy of the Five Elements and the common belief that a life-force exists that is vital to sustain a healthy life.   A Natural…

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