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TanDao on March 18th, 2013

With the pop mainstream taste for action movie violence, MMA and practical street defense, the “kick ass” view of martial arts prevails. Sadly, the rich historical, philosophical and cultural dimensions of the martial arts is under appreciated or simply neglected. At TanDao, along with the open palm knockout and dragon choke out, the strategic, tactical […]

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TanDao on March 1st, 2013

What does power look like? Projecting to the world that “I’m a tough guy not to f**k with” appeals to some martial artists. But to those initiated into martial virtue (wu de) – the underlying moral and spiritual essence of the martial way – the ideal of a martial art master is different. Ultimately, It’s […]

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