A new book on unarmed and armed strategies of the Shanghai Municipal Police by Marc Lawrence, Independently published (May 15, 2020). Second Generation Yin Style Bagua Instructor: Tsai Ching Tung standing next to William E. Fairbairn.
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≡Imperial Renaissance Fighting Systems/IRFS≡ encompasses ancient martial science and psychology, salvaged from the ashes, and restructured for the modern man. The foundations are drawn from Beijing Renaissance arts of Yin Style Baguazhang, Cheng Baguazhang, Shaolin, Bajiquan, and Feudal Chen Tai Chi Chuan. Feudal martial artistry,
[Special Thanks to HK01 Hong Kong News for the honorable mention of IRFS in the March 2020 edition] An excellent article on the Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife and “Father of Close Combat”- ‘William Fairbairn used to practice a variety of martial arts, and finally merged
[Dowager Empress Cixi and YSB Guards returning to Beijing in 1902/ Chang Dong Sheng demonstrating wrestling and weapons engagement in the National Army Combat Class] Yin Style Bagua Bannermen were distributed among the Beijing-Tianjin area in the northern military port towns during the late Qing
[The Warlords Film/ Jet Li, and Xie Peiqi] The exotic bone strikes of YSB Phoenix System descends from the era of Cotton Armor in feudal dynasties. The composite armor is cotton lined with iron or hardened leather. The cotton-lined steel sheets protect the torso, the
The YSB Dragon System is underappreciated in today’s kungfu culture, partly because Snake symbolism is often attached to Yin Fu’s personal fighting style. The popularity of the Luohan Penetrating Palms styling in most Yin Style branches is the primary reason for the ‘snake’ characteristics- snakes
Join the ranks of elite martial artists at IRFS, where we combine evolved biomechanics with contemporary self-defense and delve into the academic studies of Feudal Martial Systems. Our unique approach separates historical truth, sport, and modern exercise therapy, focusing on Elite Biomechanics to enhance instinctual