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David Carradine: Shaolin Strength Workout for Beginners

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Power, balance, and fitness are the promised benefits of this beginner's introduction to Shaolin. Developed in the birthplace of martial arts, the Shaolin temple in Northern China, it is one of the most popular forms of the Hung style of martial arts and is based on the movements of the tiger and the crane. The Shaolin monks believed that complete physical fitness required stretching, breathing, isometrics, body awareness, sensitivity, balance, and coordination. This video introduces the basic concepts and ...
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Overview

Power, balance, and fitness are the promised benefits of this beginner's introduction to Shaolin. Developed in the birthplace of martial arts, the Shaolin temple in Northern China, it is one of the most popular forms of the Hung style of martial arts and is based on the movements of the tiger and the crane. The Shaolin monks believed that complete physical fitness required stretching, breathing, isometrics, body awareness, sensitivity, balance, and coordination. This video introduces the basic concepts and techniques needed to achieve this fitness by presenting a program that develops the muscles, tendons, and ligaments while at the same time increasing internal energy. The expert instructors lead the viewer to a better understanding of the Shaolin method through an easy-to-learn beginning workout. ~ Sarah Block
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/24/2009
  • UPC: 894777001175
  • Original Release: 1999
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  • Source: Bayview Films
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 34:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 67,562

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Carradine Participant
Donald Hamby Instructor
Mike Marshall Instructor
Technical Credits
David Nakahara Director, Producer
Gary Goldman Executive Producer
Donald Hamby Screenwriter
Dwight Hilson Executive Producer
John Serrie Score Composer
Kent Wakeford Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- David Carradine Presents: Shaolin Strength Training
2. Introduction [:56]
3. Warmup [5:48]
4. Push Ups [:41]
5. Front Kicks [1:06]
6. Knife Hands [3:38]
7. Horse Stance Tiger Drill [2:33]
8. Hour Glass Stance [2:14]
9. Dividing Fist [2:09]
10. Wood and Water Hands [2:12]
11. Arrow Punches [2:14]
12. Horse Fire Punches [2:10]
13. Hour Glass Stanco Double Fist [2:02]
14. Cool Down [1:12]
15. Credits and Form Demonstration [3:34]
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Disc #1 -- David Carradine Presents: Shaolin Strength Training
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