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2011-03-22 09:00:00

HONG KONG, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Since the early 1970s people of western nations have been fascinated with the Asian martial arts in general, and with Chinese Kung Fu specifically. Kung Fu is a mysterious and deadly art form that seems magical in it's creation and execution, and is practiced by only the most disciplined of students residing in ancient temples shrouded by the mists of China's high country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101229/CN22302LOGO)...

2010-11-09 07:23:00

VALENCIA, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ultimate Guide to Martial Arts Movies of the 1970s delivers more than 500 reviews from respected kung fu movies critic, Dr. Craig D. Reid. Reid examines the decade that brought kung fu movies to the masses. To combat a life-threatening illness, Reid began studying kung fu in 1972, after being inspired by Bruce Lee movies. By 1979, Reid was the first American stuntmen to work in the Chinese kung fu movies industry. For his book, Reid...

2010-09-17 07:10:00

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Many thought that the untimely death of martial arts Icon and film actor Bruce Lee, would mean the end to his legacy and the martial art that he founded, 'Jeet Kune Do.' Not so, says Carter Hargrave, the head of the World Jeet Kune Do Federation and the official website of Jeet Kune Do, http://Jeetkunedo.org. "After Bruce Lee's death in 1973, personal notes and papers were published as the Tao of Jeet Kune Do, the best selling martial arts book of...

2010-06-17 10:17:00

VALENCIA, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Second-generation JKD instructor Tim Tackett adds to his in-depth book series on jeet kune do with Chinatown Jeet Kune Do Volume 2: Training Methods of Bruce Lee's Martial Art. Building on JKD theories and concepts from the first volume, Tackett concentrates on practice and applications in this volume. In Chinatown Jeet Kune Do Volume 2, Tackett makes the martial art work for individuals with a grab bag of drills guaranteed to enhance their...

2010-02-19 11:22:00

WESTCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Master Domingo Colon, a Tai Chi instructor from Bronxville in Westchester, New York, has created a new and exciting Tai Chi Program for kids. Whereas most people believe Tai Chi is for adults only, Master Colon wants anyone of any age to be able to benefit from this ancient Chinese health system. Tai Chi's ability to improve concentration, focus, self-esteem, confidence, and discipline is exactly what many children need. Of course, Tai Chi...

2009-10-14 08:45:00

BEIJING, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- During a time when travelers are looking for budget-friendly activities, The China Guide ( http://www.TheChinaGuide.com ) is offering discount show tickets to performances in Beijing including Acrobatics, Kung Fu and Peking Opera. These performances showcase China's culture in a modern way that is great for all visitors including kids. The China Guide is offering prices well below the box office rate for all shows any day of the week. A nightly...

2009-08-05 04:45:00

BEIJING, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited ("XSEL" or the "Company"; Nasdaq: XSEL), a leading sports and entertainment media company in China, today announced that it has secured the rights to distribute the first annual 2009 Freestyle Fighting ("Wushu San Da" in Mandarin) Tournament organized by the Chinese Kung Fu Association ("CKA"). XSEL is planning to bring this thrilling freestyle martial arts tournament to Chinese viewers via nationwide...

2009-07-06 06:45:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- After 25 years in the fitness industry teaching martial arts, T'ai Chi, personal training, and other fitness classes, Dale Buchanan, a Washington, DC native, has created an entirely new fitness system and will be teaching it to South Florida in his new studio located in Boca Raton. It's called Supreme Ultimate Fitness and is a combination of High Intensity Fitness Training and T'ai Chi. High Intensity Fitness Training uses tools such as the Russian...

2009-05-04 10:15:00

BLOWING ROCK, N.C., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Mehmet Oz on Oprah called qigong "the secret to anti-aging." It's the "miracle exercise" for people seeking to avoid drugs, surgery, and expensive doctor bills. Medical Tai Chi, known in China as Qigong, may eventually replace health insurance for many Americans. Qigong ('chee gong', or chi kung) retreats are growing in popularity in the USA as a low-cost, self-care health system. (Photo:...

2009-03-24 20:37:41

A University of Illinois at Chicago researcher found that stroke survivors can improve their balance by practicing the Chinese martial art of tai chi. Christina Hui-Chan, who has studied and used tai chi as a way to improve balance and minimize falls among healthy elderly subjects, studied 136 subjects in Hong Kong who had suffered a stroke more than six months earlier. Participants were randomly assigned to a tai chi group or a control group that practiced breathing, stretching and other...


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