In traditional tong bei quan training the following areas are covered in the syllabus. Shaolin tong bi quan archive kung fu magazine forums. Shaolin kung fu, like all of the kung fu styles, is primarily a striking style of martial art that utilizes kicks, blocks, and punches to stop attackers. Origins and history of qi style tongbeiquan although the legendary origins of tongbeiquan date to ancient times, most of the current teachings of tongbeiquan commenced with the qi family. According to our group manual, master lu was a resident of wei county of shangdong where he owned a fur and leather business.
Tongbei quan or backthrough chuan, also called tongbi quan or armthrough chuan, is one of the schools popular in north china. In the upper limb movements, zhang quan and use, there are ups and downs, be the most changeful. He shares his personal history and how he started martial arts as a boy and how after years of training he realized what it is to be internal and soft. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Tong bi boxing is also called tong bei quan, emphasizes the ape back or monkey arm to take potential, so it is also called pass back the ape, white ape tong back. One thing that is pervasive in kung fu is the sheer beauty of the forms they practice, as well as the mixture of open and closed hand, strikes to defend against attackers. He often traveled to beijing for business and stayed in a fur and leather shop.
What has the author tong minh long quan written answers. This was my 35th article, 12th for kung fu tai chi magazine, it is about the the origin of shaolin taizu chang quan and its relationship to shaolin long fist and the internal martial arts shaolin kung fu tai chi magazine. We can all generate force no matter how big or small the person. Natural traditional chinese martial arts articles by sal canzonieri. In this record, it is mentioned that in the song dynasty general han tong knew tongbei quan. Originally a minor official in nan commandery in jing province, pang tong came to serve liu bei in 209 after the latter became the provincial governor. With detailed photographs and clear instruction for practice, this is the first book comprehensively to cover the history, development and training methods of this rarely taught esoteric internal martial art. Pang tong pronunciation help info 179214, courtesy name shiyuan, was an adviser to the warlord liu bei in the late eastern han dynasty of china. Tong bei quan sultan of the disco bassagong aliens. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle. In the tekken series, wang jinrei uses xing yi quan, while michelle chang and her daughter, julia chang, use xing yi mixed with professional wrestling and bajiquan.
Tong bei quan master wu mao gui from the tai chi magazine written by rose friday, march 2009 16. The founder or exact time it was created is really not known. Plum has represented sifu jack yans book and dvds on tong bei quan, whip stick, and eight immortals sword for several years. Explosive tong bei kung fu dvd sun anguang northern.
My life, my art the immortal poet of the milo subjects. The most important concept in baiyuan tongbei is tong bei, which refers to the linking of the two arms through the back by making the arms more extended and relaxed, and allowing internal forces to pass smoothly through the back and into the hands. Later, in beijing, he learned tong bei quan from grandmaster han xiao feng. This unusual history, in which tong bei was a famous style of kung fu for so long and at the same times almost invisible in wushu history is due to its very conservative, almost. Unlike other xingyi quan of the similar kind tong bei quan english and chinese edition. Also known as tong bi quan, tong bei quan is one of the ancient and reputed schools of martial arts in china. Tong bei with wu mao gui shanghai susan a matthews home. It is erroneously sometimes pinyinized as tong bei quan. Qi jia tong bei quan chinese martial arts excellent series of traditional armed fist dan chang wen bian zhu on. Tong bei quans basic principles are taoist in nature and many of the training methods are similar to those of the internal styles. Featured texts all books all texts latest this just in. Han xiao feng was from cang zhou, hebei province, which is a famous area for several martial arts. Feb 06, 2015 tong bei means through the back, it refers to a unique system of kung fu, with a unique method for generating chi power. Tong bei quan ken to fude no ryu kenshu kai karate soke.
Warm chord an ning m, he bongsd loves this novel but i am confused by the incomplete radio drama. Wuxing tongbei quan tong yuan vito cannillo duration. It continued to be practiced throughout the ming and qing dynasties, and in fact an emperor during the qing dynasty, was so impressed by one tong bei expert, master guo yong fu, that he declared this system to be at an almost mystical level. Originating in the 17th century tong bei quan, meaning spreading power from the back boxing, as tong means through, bei means back and quan means fist, is a school of martial arts popular in northern china. Salvatore canzonieri comparison chart showing evolution.
An elementary school dropout, tong built an empire that includes projects in shenyang and anshan. As a young man in hebei province, feng zhiqiang studied shaolin from his uncle, wang yun kai. Chang quan yi lu shaolin xiao hong quan shaolin rou quan 36 postures. Ba gua zhang, ba ji quan and tong bei quan are discussed in part ii. Summer camp 2017 in berlin some corrections on the pinyin showed in the clip.
You clearly need to know shaolin hong quan and pao quan first before you can master the tong bi quan set. He uses to explain to his students that before practicing yiquanyi chuan a friend of him who was practicing tong bei quan, used to beat him in combat. This is a perfect art to learn for self defense as it does not take very long in training to start to become an effective viable skill. Song in the clouds tong hua a, be this is my favourite tong huas book and i think the saddest. Tai ji quan one of the earliest martial arts manual of tai ji quan was written by wang zong yue, a ming dynasty martial artist commonly seen as a. Tong bei quan english and chinese edition lin shaoliang on. With regards to the future of tong bei, master wu said that the future of wushu now rests with foreign students and practitioners. Featured texts all books all texts latest this just in smithsonian libraries fedlink us genealogy lincoln collection. Shaolin tong bi quan is one of the earlier boxing shaolin kung fu. Yiquans top chinese experts and their different training methods.
Canadian drama, drama, history, oracle bones, puppet plays asked in authors, poets, and playwrights. The other record from four hundreds years ago states youshens tongbei skill is the best. Tong bei is an aggressive long to mid range martial art that employs fast, relaxed and precise movements to attack your opponent. Master wu discusses the importance of precision in executing form and the difference between he tong bei quan and tongbiquan and other internal martial arts. The art of tong bei quan is first recorded as being practiced during the hong ming dynasty, in shan xi province in about 72. Tong bi quan means through the arms or tunnel arm boxing. Tongbeiquans basic precepts are taoist in nature and many of the training methods in. A brief explanation of tong bei quan kung fu london. Originated from hebei province, he practiced shaolin style before meeting his master yang. The development of this skill is a signficant part of baiyuan tongbei training. Throughtheback boxing tong bei quan tong bei throughback boxing is known by a number of other names. The text mentions that the first emperor, zhao kuangyin, fought three battles ending with the surrender of general han tong, who had used tongbei quan. Master shi yan yue demonstrates shaolin tong bei quan.
Jian she gong cheng he tong guan li ming ti dian quan mian. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Tongbeiquans basic precepts are taoist in nature and many of the training methods in tongbeiquan are similar to those of the internal. Canadian drama, drama, history, oracle bones, puppet plays. Master shi feng qi has studied yiquanyi chuan with yang demao, he started at the age of 19. Qi jia tong bei quan chinese martial arts excellent series of traditional armed fist. Yang jwingmings theories about the origin of tai chi.
Sifu yans excellent instruction is clear, his english text wellwritten, and his teaching generous. You can check out the substantially completed english translation. References to a tong bei quan master han tong during the song dynasty are also found in other historical novelsrecords. One of the earliest extant martial arts manuals of tong bei quan tradition was written by late ming period martial artist zhou quan over the course of twentytwo years the manual was finished in 1665, after the fall of ming dynasty. Hui3r aka jessy was the one who set up the blog and did most of the writings initially. Search the history of over 431 billion web pages on the internet.
These records only prove that there is a long history of tongbei. Tong bei quan book with companion dvd paperback january 1, 2018 by jack yan author 5. Tongbei quan literally spreading power from the back boxing, as tong means through, bei means back and quan means fistbasic precepts are taoist in nature and many of the training methods in tongbei quan are similar to those of the internal styles. Ship out in 2 business day, and fast shipping, free tracking number will be provided after the shipment. Shi hongsheng, the first generation master of shi style tongbei, learned his skill originally during the daoguang period of the qing dynasty 1821 1850 from master lu yunqing. Grandmaster feng zhiqiang biography center for taiji studies. Please select ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Shaolin tong bei quan is one of the earlier boxing shaolin kung fu, emphasizes the ape back or monkey arm to take potential, so it is also called pass back the ape, white ape tong back. Tong bei means through the back, it refers to a unique system of kung fu, with a unique method for generating chi power.
Tongbei quan, or backthrough boxing, is also called tongbi quan or arm boxing and is one of the most popular schools in northern china. Baiyuan tongbei quan is one of the most famous traditional chinese martial arts schools. Note that while ting bi quan and tong bei quan are written. This was my 35th article, 12th for kung fu tai chi magazine, it is about the the origin of shaolin taizu chang quan and its relationship to shaolin long fist and the internal martial arts. Tong jinquan chairs summit group, a privatelyheld real estate developer based in shanghai. The complete book of yiquan ebook written by c s tang. August 18th, 20 sifu carl dechiara of immortal palm in cleveland, oh demonstrates the power that can be generated through relaxation, precision, and whole body unity. The shaolin tong bi quan sets are another mess, not as bad as the others, but with the added mystery of just what are they really supposed to be. Tong bei is an old art, an internal martial art, and while not well known in the united states, it is considered on par with such arts as tai chi chuan, pa kua chang, and hsing i. Natural traditional chinese martial arts articles by sal. Tong bei quanmaster wu mao gui from the tai chi magazine. Its precise origin, however, is shrouded in mystery, and neither the founder or exact time of its creation are known. The earliest written reference to tongbei is found in texts dating back a thousand years to the song dynasty 960 1279. Tong bei quan has been feared in history for its powerful and highly efficacious combat fighting techniques.
Qi jia tong bei quan chinese martial arts excellent series. Tong bei is an old art, an internal martial art, and while not well known in the united states, it is considered on par with such. Shaolin wu xing bafa quan five animals, luohanquan, hong quan flood red boxing, song taizu quan, mizong quan, tong bei quan. In the early 210s, he accompanied liu bei on a military campaign to seize. It is also called tong bi through arm and bai yuan tong bei white ape through back, wu xing five elements tong bei and wu xing tai chi tong bei five elements yin yang. Tongbeiquans basic precepts are taoist in nature and many of the training methods in tongbeiquan are similar to. Note that while ting bi quan and tong bei quan are written and pronounced differently, they can be treated as synonymous for the most part. Brief history and lineage of tongbei quan tongbei quan is a traditional northern chinese martial art. Due to its long history, it boasts of various names in different places, such as the wuxing five elementsmetal, wood, water, fire and earth, sixcombinations, fivemonkey, axehitch and the shaolin. Xing yi quan has been featured in various media through the years. Officially feb 12, 2014 is the blogs 1 year anniversary. However, i posted my first article on feb 17 so ill consider that day as the anniversary. In the dead or alive series of video games, gen fu and eliot employ the style.
Due to its long history it boasts of various names in different places such as the wuxing five elements, sixcombinations, five monkey, axehitch and shaolin. No matter the fighting distance, with specialized striking hands and unique power generating methods, whether striking or wrestling, tongbeiquan is a no nonsense traditional chinese martial art. Tong bei quan immortal palm internal martial arts association. Lohan was a shaolin martial art that incorporated the famous the muscletendon changing and bone marrow washing chi gung exercises into various selfdefense movements that were based on the martial postures seen in the 18 lohan holy warriors statues. See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Initially, there was one book containing 3 forms, pointing to 3 separate dvds.717 652 179 516 1577 1365 915 1234 613 259 1217 1277 766 235 13 1173 574 722 347 332 1616 1440 1523 1211 1219 179 1583 425 1092 578 1252 72 1357 1159 217 284 529 96 1312 600 1069 232 135 533 216 737 1096