Greetings Companions on the Way, We’re excited about this second episode of our Evolving Martial Artist series, Warrior, Scholar, Monk. What’s the secret to true power? Strength? Strategy? Skill? Spirit? Everybody knows the answer – well, sort of. If you go beyond echoing wisdom clichés and really use this principle as a guide, you’ll maximize your […]
The Ultimate Technique? At last! Toni and I have been busy with our new web series. We are excited to announce that our Evolving Martial Artist is about to premiere. If you’re part of our TanDao clan and subscribe to our newsletter, you will get the preview of our first Evolving Martial Artist episode, The […]
Seventy three years ago in the year of the dragon (1940) during the hour of the dragon a martial arts legend was born. Bruce Lee, nicknamed the Little Dragon, has joined the pantheon of mythic and pop heroes like Hercules, Achilles and Superman. Bruce Lee is undoubtably the most famous martial artist that ever lived. […]
At TanDao, we usually present self defense techniques and tips to give you the martial edge in the street – the warrior movements. But Evolving Martial Artists are also part scholars, who think about the deeper meaning of martial arts and part monks, who seek to mindfully apply their power to everyday living.
Today weekend seminars that specialize in gun and knife disarms are common. These seminars are “fun.” Fun? What do you mean? This is life and death. Exactly, it can be deadly – for you. Decades ago, I studied under Sifu Chan Poi (Grandmaster of Wah Lum Northern Mantis) traditional kung fu weaponry: sword, staff, three […]