Follow Vinz, a karate practitioner, on his journey to HK to learn one of the oldest and most effective martial arts styles in the world : Wing Chun. At the end of the show, he will have to challenge a fierce wingchun master to complete his mission.
I have mentioned quite often about Taiji Pushing Hands technique, such as in Pushing Hand in Chen Taichi. But what is the practical use of Pushing Hands beside pushing hands with some old and respectable master ?
Well, first it trains your legs (lower body) to be physically strong and grounded. The movements soon develop into Rooting Technique just like in Wing Chun stance where energy in your Dantien sink down and become more connected to the Earth Yin Qi. Second it helps you to understand how and when to borrow, redirect, reflect and amplify the opponent’s energy that comes to you. (more…)
Isao Machii of Japan is a real-life modern-day samurai who started honing his unbelievable sword skills when he was a child. Hee was taught by an old master from the age of 5 and has now graduated to become the headmaster of a samurai school.
Isao Machii’s sword skills have become so accurate that he claims he can slice a tiny pellet in half when shot at him from a BB gun. All of this action happens at such an incredible speed that it is almost impossible for the human eye to register. In order to capture this amazing feat on screen, Daniel uses one of the world’s most sophisticated high-speed cameras for slow-motion analysis.