Authors do not pay to keep up their web hosting services, loose a "free hosting" option, change filenames, or decide to remove webpages for various reasons. For sale by Army and Nave Register, Washington, D., C., 1912. Written by Grand Canemaster Mark Shuey, Sensei Bruce Vinciguerra and Canemaster David Kelly." VSCL. Noting that apes use sticks as tools, to humans the stick is also a form of power.Consequently, links to some good webpages become invalid and files are no longer found on the Internet. The cane as an effective fighting weapon is nothing new and has made appearances in a number of cultures. Developed by Grandmaster Mark Shuey, Sr., founder of Cane Masters. Batons, clubs, dueling sticks, scepters, staffs, and magic wands are cited and discussed showing the ancient association of sticks with authority, piety, strength, wisdom, and the supernatural; a chapter is devoted to famous canes in history and literature; and photographs and illustrations throughout present canes of various woods, decoration, and rarity." VSCL.I began to revise and update this webpage in September, 2008.Its purpose is to record my travels along the Way of the Short Staff.There are eight movements in the Beifang Qi Qigong form: 1. Keep in mind that there is a companion VHS video tape available through the on-line store." Tai Chi Partner Cane (San Tsai Tuan Kun). There are videos on UTube for each lesson: Lesson One , Lesson Two: , Lesson Three, , Lesson Four, , Lesson Five, , Lesson Six, , Lesson Seven, . Traditional Tai Chi Eight Immortals Cane, Routine One. Routine One is based on the Yang Style of Taijiquan. Traditional Tai Chi Eight Immortals Cane, Routine One. A comprehensive guide to the practice of the short staff, cane, jo, walking stick, gun, zhang, whip staff, 13 Hands Staff, and related wood short staff weapons. Developed by Grandmaster Mark Shuey, Sr., founder of Cane Masters.These lists and detailed descriptions of each movement are for the use of students at the Valley Spirit Taijiquan Center in Red Bluff, California. A detailed and annotated guide, bibliography, lists of links, resources, instructional media, online videos, and lessons. Cane Masters Instructional Video Series, Volume 5, Winning Katas with Techniques. shares his advanced techniques and winning katas with you in this 51 minute tape.Since Cloud Hands is a very well-established and stable website, it provides readers with a good and secure starting point for their online research into Taijiquan and Qigong. Mirror1This spiral bound manual touches on the warmups and stretches of the cane, in addition to beginning and intermediate levels of self defense.The Cloud Hands website is funded entirely by Green Way Research, with volunteer efforts by Michael P. Unfortunately, as everyone knows, many other websites and webpages appear and then disappear from the Internet scene. Over 200 pages of text and images based on the first three instructional videos. "Much more than a study of walking sticks as antiques and collectibles, this fascinating book also explores the myths and symbols associated with sticks and canes.
Your comments, ideas, contributions, and constructive criticism are encouraged. Saito Sensei, Morihiro Saito Sensei, 1928-2002, 9th Dan Shihan. Over time, I intend to provide descriptions for each movement, including: 1) the martial technique used, 2) the direction of technique application, 3) the poetic name, and 4) the final leg stance. Read the short essay by Ted Mancuso on "The result of a 7 year intensive study of grappling techniques with the stick and cane, the book presents more than 120 jointlocks, takedowns, chokes, holds, disarms, surprise attacks, rolls, strikes, and exercises with the stick and cane in 750 photographs.
Fifth, I will continue to do research on the cane and short staff, and continue to improve this webpage.
I use a 40" pure hickory heartwood combat cane for all my weapons practice; and, adapt other short staff, sword, and broadsword routines and techniques for practice and performances with my hooked wooden cane.
Third, I will continue practicing the basic cane exercises and drills found in the instructional DVDs The Basic Foundations of the Cane, and the Intermediate Techniques and Drills for the Cane as taught by Master Mark Shuey, Sr., from Cane Masters.
Fourth, while walking, I will do a modified version of the the Magic Pearl Qigong, other modified Qigong sets, and various fitness and martial practices with my cane.
By "short staff" I mean a straight wooden staff or cane from 30" to 50" long.