Wudang Elixir Sword

Wudang Kung Fu is one special internal martial arts form in China and enjoys the parallel position with Shaolin Kung Fu in Chinese Kung Fu field. Therefore comes the popular saying ¡°In the north respects paid to Shaoling Kung Fu; yet in the south honor should be given to Wudang Kung Fu.¡±

Zhang Sanfeng, the founder of inner Kung Fu, stayed there in history as a flying flag for Wudang Kung Fu. Just under the direction of this flying flag Wudang Kung Fu began to develop and gradually became rich in contents and looked mysterious from outside after many Kung Fu masters¡¯ hard working and donation. After hundreds years of development, Wudang Kung Fu incorporated much useful nutrition form ancient Kung Fu defence and offence theory, from the theory of I Ching, from the practice of achieving stillness and emptiness widely adopted in inner alchemy, and thus forming its own special features as summarizing the essentials, detouring to reach the core, nourishing Qi, concentrating attention, getting free of any frivolousness and rigidity. Accordingly, Wudang Kung Fu seems more to aspire for the full inner strength, the tremendous harmonization between hardness and softness, and the ever-changing position adapted for different circumstances.

Wudang sword plays an important role in traditional Chinese Wushu. The saying goes that Wudang sword is No. One in internal kungfu area and it is passed on secretly only to one disciple. Its guide book says that the practitioners should move smoothly with whole body and the sword should unify with the body to form one. In such way the sword can conform with the mind so that the sword seems reaches nowhere but everywhere. Wudang Elixir Sword is divided into three sections, that is, the heaven, the earth and the human. It has nine styles named with Taoist terms. Wudang Elixir Sword stresses the multiple changes of one movement in the moving course. There 13 key skills in this routine: point, flick, raise, cloud, hang, slice, sweep, pierce, block, circle, lead, chop and pull. The player should move its sword as a dragon flying with its head and tail corresponding behind. The practitioners should feel free and relax and strike hard or gently as necessary

You Xuan De is the fourteenth successor of Wudang Kung Fu. He is now the general director of Mount Wudang Taoism temples. In this VCD teaching program, You Xuan De gives individual movement explanation. His disciple You Xiao Long, You Cheng Long give presentation.

The teaching program is generally divided into many phases, in order to teach practitioners in a very quick way. Generally, the first is full demonstration of whole phase, then individual movement presentation, then movement application, then disciple gives a demonstration. It is English version.

Product Information

Name: Wudang Elixir Sword
Products No.:VCD0526
Price: U$82.00
Package: 2 VCDs. English Version.
How to Order: Credit card and international money order can be accepted for payment. Please contact Mr. Wang Tao to order.
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