Feeding Crane Seminar With Liu Chang’I
July 18 & 19, 2009, Boston, MA
Liu sifu is the lineage head of the Liu family Feeding Crane system, from Taiwan. Feeding Crane was brought to Taiwan in the early part of the 20th century, from Fuchow, China. The system has been passed down unchanged in the Liu family, and contains a complete and traditional curriculum, including power development (kung’li), forms, application, chi’gung, body conditioning, as well as herbal medicine and other traditional practices. Liu sifu’s power is amazing, and his technique is superb. The system also shows clear connections to Okinawan karate, making it of unique interest to those interested in the roots of the Okinawan martial arts.
If you would like to see Liu sifu in action, there are a number of videos on his Chinese language website: http://feeding-crane.myweb.hinet.net/, and there are a number of videos of him on YouTube. His website is also very informative, though it is in Chinese. There is an interview with Liu sifu here: http://www.dragon-tsunami.org/Dtimes/Pages/article36.htm .
This seminar will introduce the Feeding Crane system. It will cover some of the power development exercises (kung’li) that give the system its incredible power. Introductory forms including 3 Battles (Samchien/Sanchin) and applications of the forms, as well as other training practices will also be taught. These training methods will be of great interest to Okinawan karate practitioners as well as practitioners of traditional Chinese martial arts.
Saturday July 18
9:30 am– 10:00 am Sign in, warm up
10:00 am– 12:00 pm Feeding crane practice
12:00 pm– 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Feeding Crane practice
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Questions
Sunday July 19
9:30 am – 10:00 am Sign in, warm up
10:00 am– 12:00 pm Feeding Crane practice, building on material from Day 1
12:00 pm– 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Feeding Crane practice, building on material from Day 1
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Questions, photos
Please dress in work out clothes- gi pants, sweat pants or shorts and a t shirt.
Feeding Crane Seminar with Liu Chang’I
July 18 & 19, 2009, Boston MA
The seminar will be held at 410 Great Road, Littleton, MA. The training space is large, open, and has a padded floor.
One or two days of seminar: $100.00
To register, print this form, fill in the required information, and enclose it along with a check or money order made out to Fred Lohse and mail to:
56 Monument St
Medford, MA 02155
You may also contact Fred Lohse to register via email or phone. Participation is currently limited to 25 people so please register early.
For inquiries about the seminar, please email Fred Lohse at: email@example.com, or telephone at: 781-801-6492.
Feeding Crane Seminar with Liu Chang’I – Registration Form
I will attend (check one):
One Day (circle day you will attend): Saturday / Sunday
Amount Enclosed: $_______
Phone #:___________________________ Email: __________________________
I __________________ submit my application for participation in the above named seminar with Liu Chang’I on individual or consecutive dates from July 18 to 19, 2009. I
understand that there are risks of injury in participating in this seminar. I claim full
responsibility for myself in this event. I hereby waive and release any and all claims, cause of
action, losses, damages, cost, expenses, either known, now existing or arising in the future,
that I may have of whatever kind or nature against Liu Chang’I, Fred Lohse, Kodokan Boston, seminar organizer or director and/or anyone involved in any way with the seminar.
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(Parent or Guardian if under 19 years of age)