Tag Archives: Integrated Strength

Close Quarters

Before studying Yi Chuan I spent a fair amount of time in Aiki Jutsu.  Joint locks, throws, take downs and grappling practices in Waza format or freestyle was the focus.  Most of that training was self-defense oriented, meaning we would … Continue reading

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Testing Strength

Testing Strength is Yi Chuan’s way of helping transform the results of solo training into functional skill.  Consider this video clip of my teacher testing his strength on me. My role in this scenario is to provide a committed attack to my … Continue reading

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