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January 23, 2020

     In Ming Dynasty General Qi Jiguang's Essential of the Fist manual, Stance #30 is the 當頭砲 (dang tou pao) "Block Head Cannon" stance. The 2nd verse reads as 虎直攛兩拳 (hu zhi cuan liang quan), which translates as "Throwing 2 fists straight forward like a tiger...

June 8, 2017

I'm going to share something breaking here that I've just discovered, which may be considered as evidence that the Japanese Samurai learnt unarmed fist combat techniques from Ming Dynasty Chinese General Qi Jiguang during the period that they lived in.

First, let's lear...

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