The martial arts manual is a core piece of modern martial arts lore. The book that contains secret techniques and methods for defeating your enemy is story that is told in countless movies, TV shows, and novels. What surprises most Practitioners of Chinese martial art, is that in China, the grand majority of the oldest… Continue reading Dan Dao Fa Xuan: part one
This is a review and article that our Knight and Council member Ben Judkins has written on his blog "Kung fu Tea". He reviews three exquisite swords from new sword maker LK Chen. As always, Ben brings his scholarly perspective and insight to some fascinating objects. Enjoy: Mulan as she appreared in “New Poems and… Continue reading Ben Judkins- Mulan, the Hidden Hilt Dao and the Dragon Sparrow: LK Chen Explores the Northern Dynasties
Hello everyone once again! It has been a while since I idid anything here on the blog. But as things start to settle into our new normal, the posts shall resume! And today is a perfect day for such an event. Today is our 7 Forms Symposium, our panel discussion with experts and fellows in… Continue reading TPLA 7 Forms Symposium
Greetings everyone! May the Fourth has a special place in the heart of every Star Wars fan. This year is a special one for TPLA. As such, we have a big announcement: Terra Prime is now an official non-profit organization! When we started and until now, this project has been funded exclusively by ourselves. Ii… Continue reading May the Fourth be with you!
Greetings all! It has been quite a month thus far hasn't it? As COVID-19 rages across the world, many us are now sheltered or quarantined in place. That often means limited space for activity, especially weapon based martial arts. But fear not! There are still many things one can do to honor ones skill while… Continue reading Saber workout for quarantined saberites!