Tag Archives: Wudang

Central Guoshu Institute

Ever since translating an article on the ‘1929 Hangzhou Leitai Tournament’, I have been interested in the role of the Central Guoshu Institute (‘CGI’) in the spread of traditional Chinese martial arts in the first half of the twentieth century. … Continue reading

Posted in historical interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Pei Xirong

The following translation is an excerpt taken from this article . “Pei Xirong was born in 1913 in Raoyang county in Hebei province. His father was a core member of the Yi He Tuan [1], and his mother had also … Continue reading

Posted in Cheng style baguazhang, Hebei Xingyiquan | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Going to Court over Taiji

I came across an article originally published in 2007 in the Eastern Daily (from here) that illustrates how deep feelings run over historical/lineage issues in China, and thought I’d share it. “For the last 80 years, the origin of taijiquan … Continue reading

Posted in Zhaobao taiji | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments