Study and Practice
We take a traditional approach to teaching: students are encouraged to develop a basic level of proficiency quickly and then to refine it, adding layers of understanding through repetition, study and practice. There are no quick fixes to developing skills in any or all of the martial arts. Practice and reflection are required.
For those who are interested, competitive training is available. Tournaments can be challenging. They can also be fun and are an excellent way to expand learning and meet people from other places.
A Ming Dynasty gate at Wudang Mountain in 1999. The local people still used the path, but there’s a much newer road that runs just in front of it.
Research and Publications
Ms. Morgan’s study has focused on the dynamics of movement and mind-body connections. Her research includes philosophy, physiology, applications, meditation, and how to translate/communicate the essential concepts of the internal arts from Chinese for English speakers. She translated research and wrote the section on Taiji for a medical textbook, published a guide for China travel and prepared a few articles for magazines. Terri has written extensively on software and technical topics. She manages all the company legal and financial matters, created and maintains this web site, and maintains the company archives.
Prof. Liu’s research has focused on the health benefits of martial arts practice, the long history, practice methods and applications. Some of his research has been translated and published in the US. He contributed to the ‘Encyclopedia of Shaolin Martial Arts’ published in China. He has written extensively, including several books on Wudang Qigong, Wudang Taiji, Shaolin Qin’na, Xingyi Sword, and more.