[caption id="attachment_403" align="alignright" width="358"] Wushu Champion Zhao Qingjian[/caption] Wushu is a generic term that refers to all the different kinds of Chinese martial arts. Wushu is an integral part of Chinese cultural heritage, a product of several millennia of development that combines martial arts, health preserving exercises, performance and sportive activities, ...
Emilio Alpanseque （恩米） is a 5th Degree Wushu Master by the Chinese Wushu Association, with over 25 years of training, he has pursued his Wushu career with passionate determination and exceptional commitment. His extensive experience as a successful international competitor, former Spanish National Team athlete, qualified judge and dedicated writer ...
GENERAL INFORMATION There are no hidden costs, registration fees or expensive contracts. Just show up 5 minutes before the start of the class. Visitors are welcome during class times as well. WHAT TO WEAR We recommend our students to wear our school T-shirts and loose fitting workout pants/shorts. We do require the use ...
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Location We invite you to come and visit our facility located at: MIND BODY DOJO 7512 Fairmount Ave El Cerrito, CA 94530 Contact Us You can also reach us through Email. Directions From the North (Rodeo/Pinole/Vallejo): Take I-80 West towards Emeryville Take the Central Ave Exit Turn left at Central Ave Turn right onto Ashbury Ave Turn left onto Fairmount Ave From the ...
We’ve Moved! East Bay Wushu reopens at new location!
Starting in April, come visit us at our new location at Mind Body Dojo in 7512 Fairmount Avenue in El Cerrito. Only 5 minutes away from our previous place, it’s 2,400 square feet of prime workout space in a brand new facility with matted floors, high ceilings, separate men’s and women’s changing rooms, separate restrooms, waiting/viewing area and more.
Now is the time…new year, new facility, no excuses to not stop in and feel inspired!
The basic skills of Wushu, generally referred as basics or jibengong (基本功), are the essential fundamentals – the building blocks – for becoming an accomplished Wushu practitioner.
Wushu practice starts and ends with the basics, and there is a wide range of physical and mental attributes that contribute to a superior performance. For this, a set of twelve traditional figurative phrases, known as the Twelve Descriptions (十二型) was compiled during the process of development of Wushu, in order to help masters and practitioners understand some of these core characteristics and requirements.
These Twelve Descriptions are featured in the back of our school T-shirts and they are:
|动如涛||Dong Ru Tao||Move Like A Large Wave|
|静如岳||Jing Ru Yue||Still Like A Mountain|
|起如猿||Qi Ru Yuan||Rise Like An Ape|
|落如鹊||Luo Ru Que||Land Like A Bird|
|站如松||Zhan Ru Song||Stand Firm Like A Tree|
|立如鸡||Li Ru Ji||Stand Still Like A Rooster|
|转如轮||Zhuan Ru Luan||Turn Like A Wheel|
|折如弓||Zhe Ru Gong||Bend Like A Bow|
|缓如鹰||Huan Ru Ying||Stealth Like An Eagle|
|快如风||Kuai Ru Feng||Fast Like Wind|
|轻如叶||Qing Ru Xie||Light Like A Leaf|
|重如铁||Zhong Ru Tie||Heavy As Iron|
Grasping the inner meaning of each one of the Twelve Descriptions will allow Wushu practitioners to be able to identify and connect with each one these different characteristics and therefore improve their level of practice and understanding of Wushu techniques.
Event: Chinese Martial Arts Tournament CMAT
Location: Berkeley, CA
Date: March 14, 2015
For Info: http://cmat.calwushu.com/
Event: 19th Annual Collegiate Wushu Tournament
Location: Irvine, CA
Date: April 11, 2015
For Info: http://collegiatewushu.org/home.php
Event: Tiger Claw’s KungFuMagazine.com Championships / Kung Fu Tai Chi Day
Location: San Jose Convention Center, CA
Date: May 16-17, 2015
For Info: http://www.kungfumagazine.com/info/tournament/index.php
Event: Los Angeles International Chinese Wushu Tournament
Location: Santa Monica, CA
Date: May 23, 2015
For Info: http://www.wushucenter.com/laiwt/
Event: Golden State Championships and US Team Trials
Location: San Jose, CA
Date: July 18-19, 2015
For Info: http://www.gowushu.com
Event: Hawaii Wushu Tournament
Location: Honolulu, HI
Date: October 24, 2015
For Info: http://hawaiiwushutournament.com/