Reviews

If you’d like me to review your products then get in touch.

Note on review policy: My reviews have always been, and always will be 100% independent. This is not paid-for content or ‘advertorial’. Products can be returned after the review period if required.

The King, (Netflix 2019)

Screen Shot 2019-11-03 at 12.15.04 AM

 

The King (Netflix 2019) is the story of the rise of King Henry V and the battle of Agincourt against the French (1415).

 

 

Xing Yi Quan – A study of Tai and Tuo Xing

Screen Shot 2019-10-21 at 12.54.15 PM

 

The focus of this book is on two of Xing Yi’s 12 animals: Tai and Tuo, but it also covers an awful lot of general Xing Yi theory. The inclusion of a full translation of the two most important Xing Yi classics writings – the Classic of Unification and the Classic of Fighting, from Yue Fei’s 10 Important Thesis – is particularly welcome.

 

 

 

 

Hidden in Plain Sight – Ellis Amdur

4170uwy164l._sx327_bo1204203200_

 

A thorough investigation of the martial power of Morihei Ueshiba and a massive amount of research into the origins of Aikido.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Internal Body Mechanics for Tai Chi, Bagua and Xingyi – Ken Gullette

Screen Shot 2018-08-08 at 12.02.27 PM

Anybody who has attempted to learn Tai Chi in any depth instantly realises that the choreography of a form is just that – choreography – and that the devil is in the details. Internal Body Mechanics is all about the details: How you move, what you move and where you move it to.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strikes – soul meets body – Vladimir Vasiliev & Scott Meredith

strikes
The new book on Systema by one of the modern gatekeepers of the art.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Possible Origins, Scott Park Phillips – Part 1

51kkblit4ql-_sy346_
A look at how Chinese theatre, religion, and martial arts are all part of the same puzzle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Taijiquan & Qi Gong Dictionary – Angelika Frtiz

IMG_3425
A handy dictionary of all the terms commonly associated with Taijiquan and Qigong.