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ziranmen Wushu Huizhong
(The Common Basis of Martial Arts)
by Wan Lai Sheng
Softbound - Photographs and Illustrations, 324 pp.
Beijing Book Store Press,
China 1984 reprint of 1927 original
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The Common Basis of Martial Arts, was published in 1927. From a scholar's family, Wan learned many martial arts but eventually developed his skills in two arts, Ziran Men and Liu He Quan (Natural Fighting and Six Harmony Boxing). Wan was a highly influential teacher and writer in the martial field. A national champion, he was often associated with Gu Ruzhang, the head of the Northern Shaolin School. Wan's book, quite famous, covers many topics such as qi gong, weapons, archery, Six Harmony forms, and national pride. Long before Bruce Lee, he was a very modern exponent of functional martial arts. A major figure in the transition period of China and Chinese arts.

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Wushu Huizhong
by Wan Lai Sheng
Softbound - Photographs and Illustrations, 344 pp.
Hong Kong (Latest Reprint)

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The Common Basis of Martial Arts, was published in 1927. From a scholar's family, Wan learned many martial arts but eventually developed his skills in two arts, Ziran Men and Liu He Quan (Natural Fighting and Six Harmony Boxing). Wan was a highly influential teacher and writer in the martial field. A national champion, he was often associated with Gu Ruzhang, the head of the Northern Shaolin School. Wan's book, quite famous, covers many topics such as qi gong, weapons, archery, Six Harmony forms, and national pride. Long before Bruce Lee, he was a very modern exponent of functional martial arts. A major figure in the transition period of China and Chinese arts.

 

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Wushu Huizhong
by Wan Lai Sheng
Softbound - Photographs and Illustrations, 353 pp.
Five Province Press, Taiwan 2004
Traditional Chinese Characters

The Common Basis of Martial Arts, was published in 1927. From a scholar's family, Wan learned many martial arts but eventually developed his skills in two arts, Ziran Men and Liu He Quan (Natural Fighting and Six Harmony Boxing). Wan was a highly influential teacher and writer in the martial field. A national champion, he was often associated with Gu Ruzhang, the head of the Northern Shaolin School. Wan's book, quite famous, covers many topics such as qi gong, weapons, archery, Six Harmony forms, and national pride. Long before Bruce Lee, he was a very modern exponent of functional martial arts. A major figure in the transition period of China and Chinese arts.


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Wan Laisheng Jiji Jiaofan
(Wan
Laisheng’s Self Defense Method)

by Wan Lai Sheng
Softbound – Photographs, 164 pp.
WLS Research Center Press, China 1994
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Grandmaster Wan Laishengs fighting method.

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Wan Laisheng Qi Gong Jiaofan
(Wan Laisheng’s Qi Gong Method)

by Wan Lai Sheng
Softbound – Photographs, 144 pp.
WLS Research Center Press, China 1994

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Grandmaster Wan Laishengs Nei Gong/Qi Gong practices.



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Wan Laisheng Jiji Jiaofan
(Wan Laishengs Self Defense)

by Wan Lai Sheng with Wan Shi Zhan editor
Softbound - Photographs, 255 Pages
Shanxi Science and Technology Press, China 2003
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In 1928 the Republic government of China established the famous Central Guoshu Institute in Nanjing. The Institute was headed by five chosen masters. Wan was one of these five along with Gu Ruzhang. He had also been a qualifying finalist, along with Gu Ruzhang and Guo Chengyao, in the highly competitive tournament of that year. Wan was an expert in Northern Shaolin and Ziran Men. He was the legendary Du XinWu's disciple. This volume follows more in the Ziran tradition concentrating on exercises, strikes, training equipment, stretches, partner practice and meditation. Wan a legend in Chinese Martial Arts is pictured here in his elder years.
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Wan Laisheng Wushu Jiaofan
(Wan Laishengs Martial Transmission)

by Wan Lai Sheng with Wan ShiZhan editor
Shanxi Science and Technology Press, China 2003
Softbound - Photographs, 257 Pages
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In 1928 the Republic government of China established the famous Central Guoshu Institute in Nanjing. The Institute was headed by five chosen masters. Wan was one of these five along with Gu Ruzhang. He had also been a qualifying finalist, along with Gu Ruzhang and Guo Chengyao, in the highly competitive tournament of that year. Wan was an expert in Northern Shaolin and Ziran Men. He was the legendary Du XinWu's disciple. This volume follows more in the Ziran tradition concentrating on exercises, strikes, training equipment, stretches, partner practice and meditation. Wan a legend in Chinese Martial Arts is pictured here in his elder years.

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Fuzhou Shi Ziranmen Wushu Guan Jiaoxue Tigang
(Fuzhou City Natural Style Martial Art School Curriculum)

by Wan Lai Sheng
Softbound, 28 Pages
Self Published, China 1988
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Grandmaster Wan Laisheng and Master Lu Yaoqin's Ziranmen school curriculum. The introduction is translated in its entirety on the ABOUT page.


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Wan Lai Sheng Quanpu Jijin
(Wan Laishengs Martial Poems)

by Huang Zong
Softbound, 55 pp.
Fuzhou, Fujian 2003

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A complete list of all of Grandmaster Wan Laishengs Teachings.

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Shaolin Luohan Qiaoda Tushuo
(Illustrated Arhat Exercises of the Shaolin School)

by Wan Lai Sheng
Softbound – Illustrations, 92 pp.
Unicorn Press, Hong Kong 1985

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Ziranmens Luohan Shenda Boxing all illustrated.

ziranmen Wu Lin Zazhi
(Wudang/Shaolin Magazine)

Cover of Magazine, July 1991
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Special issue celebrating Wan Laishengs 90th Birthday and dedication to the spread of Ziranmen. Many articles and letters from the Grandmaster himself.
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Wan Lai Sheng Neigong Jiji
(Wan Laisheng Internal Fighting)

by Wan Mu Tong and Lin Meng Sheng
Softbound – Photos, 205 pp.
Fuzhou, Fujian 1985

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Ziranmens internal work and conditioning from Wan laishengs nephew.

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Shaolin Liuhemen
(Shaolin Six Harmony Sect)

by Sun Chong Xiong
Softbound – Illustrations,
Vol 1, 201 pp., Vol 2, 238 pp., Vol 3, 200 pp.
Fujian People’s Press, China 1984
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This three volume set is on the Shaolin Liu He Branch. It has interesting notes on practice methods including post arrangements. It shows basics in this style and then goes to a number of sets including: Six Harmony Roads One through Four; (Six Harmony Fist, Green Dragon, Black Tiger, Mother Son Linked Boxing and Partnered Red Bottom Boxing) and weapons such as 8 Immortal Sword, Kun Wu Sword and more.

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Shaolin Liuhemen
(Shaolin Six Harmony Sect)
(Reprint)
by Sun Chong Xiong
Softbound – Illustrations, Vol 1, 324 pp. Vol 2, 335 pp.
Fujian People’s Press, China 1998
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This two volume set is on the Shaolin Liu He Branch. It has interesting notes on practice methods including post arrangements. It shows basics in this style and then goes to a number of sets including: Six Harmony Roads One through Four; (Six Harmony Fist, Green Dragon, Black Tiger, Mother Son Linked Boxing and Partnered Red Bottom Boxing) and weapons such as 8 Immortal Sword, Kun Wu Sword and more.
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Wan Laishengs Jiji Fa
(Wan Laishengs Fighting Method)

by Liang Qiao Chun
Softbound – Illustrations, 423 pp.
Beijing Physical Education University Press, China 1994

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Wan Laishengs Fighting method written by Liang Qiao Chun of Paris, France.

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Ziranmen Gongfu Jingyi
(The Essence of Natural Style Kungfu)

by Chen Xin
Softbound - Photographs, 569 pp.
The People’s Sports Press, China 2004
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Ziranmen Kungfu method explained.

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Zhang San Feng Yuanshi Taiji Quan
(Zhang Sanfeng Original Tai Ji Fist)

by Liang Qiao Chun
Softbound – Photos, 232 pp.
Peoples Sports, Beijing 2006

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Ziranmens Taiji style explained.

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Zhang San Feng Yuanshi Taiji Quan
(Zhang Sanfeng Original Tai Ji Fist)

by Zhang Qi
Softbound – Photos, 172 pp.
Sports University Press, Beijing 2002

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Ziranmens Taiji style explained.

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Zengding Shiba Ban Wuyi Quanshu
(Revised 18 Styles of Martial Arts)

by Author?
Softbound – Illustrations, 384 pp.
Da Cheng Publisher, Macau
(sold in HK)
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Gathering of various classical and rare weapon and fist styles. Includes many chapters of Wan Laishengs Wushu Huizong, specifically his staff, spear, Ma Ya Si and two man sets. Gives no real credit or information about all the styles included.

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Luohan Shen Da
(Arhat Spirit Boxing)

by Gao
Softbound - Photographs, 166 pp
Anhui Science and Technology Press, China 2003
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From the direct lineage of Liu Baichuan before the Ziranmen influence and changes.

 

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