Tag: william e. fairbairn
Tsai Ching Tung – The Scientific Study of the Shanghai Municipal Police Methods Manual
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.
IRFS Education – Dragon Footwork Diagram
The new IRFS Education section is now available: Join us for tutorials and resources on training.
Father of Close Combat : HK01 Hong Kong News Portal 03-2020
[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
Baguazhang Bannerman – Baoding Wrestling
[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
Qing Guard Armor – Phoenix Bone Strikes
[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
Yin Style Bagua Dragon System – Imperial Power
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