Tao Te Kung Fu is a complete system that incorporates the most efficient techniques with modern teaching methods to provide comprehensive and accessible Kung Fu lessons online.
Tao Te Kung Fu has been developed using techniques predominately from the Kung Fu style of Wing Chun. Unlike Traditional Wing Chun, in Tao Te Kung Fu the forms are easy to learn and incorporate the techniques in the way they will work in real life. “Tao Te” means the virtuous or powerful way, and refers to the development of the style within a modern context. There is always the danger that if one becomes entrenched in a tradition, eventually lessons look like some sort of historical re-enactment. Tao Te Kung Fu takes advantage of the most recent developments in the neuroscience of skill acquisition and includes influences from other traditions not available to earlier practitioners and is refreshed with decades of real-life experience in the security industry.
Because Tao Te Kung Fu was developed to enable a smaller, weaker fighter to overcome a larger and stronger opponent it is ideally suited to people of all sizes and ages. Not being dependent on vast strength, Tao Te Kung Fu puts an emphasis on efficient techniques, with functional biomechanics.
Don’t think of a huge heavy rock just sitting there. Oop, too late, that’s exactly what you are doing now. Now think of rocks in motion. Picture a landslide on a rocky mountain side. Thousands of individual rocks and stones, that from a distance appear to flow down the slope. Now that’s the image to visualize while you are practicing the Stone form. It is unrelentingly aggressive; gets in close and smashes its way through. There is often an assumption that you have to be big and heavy to do this form well, but that just means you have never hit your thumb with a hammer. What did the hammer weigh? 1 kilo? What do you weigh? 40? 50? Yep, that’s quite small for a person I guess. Now picture a 40kg hammer and imagine what damage that would do if it was swung and hit someone in the middle of their chest. Even if swung slowly, that sort of weight hammer would smash anyone off their feet, breaking their ribs in the process. Got the picture yet? Stone is belligerent, it doesn’t go around, it smashes through.
In these Kung Fu lessons online, you will learn one of 5 Advanced Level forms, the Stone form, named after the element the form embodies.
During the Advanced Level, in addition to learning more specialised strikes, kicks and double blocks, you will incorporate specifically appropriate use of weight transference for more advanced tactical fighting concepts. At this advanced level, each of the forms takes on the key features of each of the Chinese elements, enabling a martial artist to smoothly adapt their style to strategically nullify any attack used by their opponent.
you will learn how to deliver many more strikes and kicks in devastating combinations as well more sophisticated blocks with yielding dynamics that turn an opponent’s force against him with precise knockout strikes.
Each 16-part form is short enough to be remembered easily (this is martial arts, not memory training), and practiced until it can be done without thinking. Each form is put together in a way that if any part of it were used automatically, in a violent confrontation, it would deliver a conflict winning combination.
The program is set out for you to train every day using several short videos. Adding to your skills in easy to follow steps, you will build a foundation of superb combat skills that will become second nature to you.
Some videos are called Repeat Drills, these are of simple techniques that you need to learn so that you can do them without thinking. Once you press play, they will simply repeat continuously until you hit stop. This will enable you to practice each movement many times with a constant visual reference to help you get it right. You don’t want to practice until you get it right, you want to practice until you can’t get it wrong.
It is tempting to rush ahead, but you will find that to learn these skills thoroughly, it is best that you master each part as you go even if that means repeating the same day several times. Excellence takes patience and determination. Remember “Kung Fu” means “mastery through discipline.”