Shaolin Monk’s Super Speed: “Any Lessons for Aikidoka Here?” — Over 20 million Views!

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This is a fascinating clip of a highly skilled Shaolin Monk interacting with his foreign opponent. Aikidoka will see movements here and there that are familiar. Videos such as these can provide many good clues about avenues for experimentation that can be explored in our own martial arts study, a sort of “visual crosstraining.”

This is a fascinating clip of a highly skilled Shaolin Monk interacting with his foreign opponent. “He is Shi De Jian, a Shaolin monk who lives isolated in a mountain in Songshan, in Henan province, in China. His style is almost lost today. It’s a style inspired in a old natural life style, based on agricultural tools movements. He has become famous after his life was published in National Geographic magazine a while ago.”

Aikidoka will see movements here and there that are familiar. Videos such as these can provide many good clues about avenues for experimentation that can be explored in our own martial arts study, a sort of “visual crosstraining.”

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2 Comments
  1. I’m sure the shaolin man is skilled. Toying? Uke was allowing nage to execute his defense. There was no contest here; a demonstration.

  2. Vincent says:
    Posted March 28, 2013 at 2:23 pm | Permalink

    I agree Uke is keeping his arm extended and making no effort to counter the ‘defence’. A demonstration, not a contest.


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