224741 Bullies, 3634 online  
  • Register
Our Sponsors:

Results 1 to 10 of 15
Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Sponsored Links Spacer Image
  1. ty5 is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    North of the River Thames
    Posts
    378

    Posted On:
    8/07/2007 1:59pm


     Style: Judo

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!

    Lion Dance

    Just wondering how common it is for CMA organisations to have Lion Dance teams? I gave it a try a couple of time, pure torture on the arms, wrists and legs, not something I am that interested in doing long term but having tried it certainly makes me appreciate the atheleticism and skill on the performers.


    My organisations team, not sure where or when this was filmed though

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=http:...yt]bD8L7FU2YAY
  2. Permalost is offline
    Permalost's Avatar

    pro nonsense self defense

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    San Diego
    Posts
    12,553

    Posted On:
    8/08/2007 11:48am

    supporting member
     Style: FMA, dumbek, Indian clubs

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I've done tons of lion dances. Because of my build, I'm always an ass end so I can stack the head person up on my horse or bow stance. More recently I've become a drummer and gong player.
  3. Scott Larson is offline
    Scott Larson's Avatar

    Gold Summit Martial Arts Institute

    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Buffalo, NY
    Posts
    1,811

    Posted On:
    8/08/2007 12:09pm


     Style: Ba Zheng Dao Quan

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I believe it is more common in southern systems, and schools that can afford a lion.
    ________________________________________

    Authentic Kung Fu in Buffalo, NY

    http://www.buffalokungfu.com


    http://www.laoshierinmarkle.com
  4. Permalost is offline
    Permalost's Avatar

    pro nonsense self defense

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    San Diego
    Posts
    12,553

    Posted On:
    8/08/2007 1:02pm

    supporting member
     Style: FMA, dumbek, Indian clubs

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    We actually do enough lion dances to finance and maintain several lions. They're pretty expensive. My school has five of them that we hang up on the walls.
  5. ty5 is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    North of the River Thames
    Posts
    378

    Posted On:
    8/09/2007 3:18pm


     Style: Judo

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Is it right then that different CMA styles have signature drum patterns? not sure if there is a wing chun one as of such, though when I did take part in a couple of the lion dance practise sessions they demonstrated what they said where praying mantis drum patterns.
  6. Ming Loyalist is offline
    Ming Loyalist's Avatar

    solves problems with violence

    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Location
    NYC
    Posts
    4,328

    Posted On:
    8/09/2007 3:21pm

    supporting member
     Style: Judo, Hung Family Boxing

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    all i know is that the drums in that video are a LOT faster than any lion drumming i have ever heard. they seem to be the basic pattern that we use, though.
    "Face punches are an essential character building part of a martial art. You don't truly love your children unless you allow them to get punched in the face." - chi-conspiricy
    "When I was a little boy, I had a sailor suit, but it didn't mean I was in the Navy." - Mtripp on the subject of a 5 year old karate black belt
    "Without actual qualifications to be a Zen teacher, your instructor is just another roundeye raping Asian culture for a buck." - Errant108
    "Seriously, who gives a **** what you or Errant think? You're Asian males, everyone just ignores you, unless you're in a krotty movie." - new2bjj
  7. Scott Larson is offline
    Scott Larson's Avatar

    Gold Summit Martial Arts Institute

    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Buffalo, NY
    Posts
    1,811

    Posted On:
    8/09/2007 11:15pm


     Style: Ba Zheng Dao Quan

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by CodosDePiedra
    We actually do enough lion dances to finance and maintain several lions. They're pretty expensive. My school has five of them that we hang up on the walls.
    Damn you, Californian
    ________________________________________

    Authentic Kung Fu in Buffalo, NY

    http://www.buffalokungfu.com


    http://www.laoshierinmarkle.com
  8. Permalost is offline
    Permalost's Avatar

    pro nonsense self defense

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    San Diego
    Posts
    12,553

    Posted On:
    8/10/2007 12:31am

    supporting member
     Style: FMA, dumbek, Indian clubs

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by ty5
    Is it right then that different CMA styles have signature drum patterns? not sure if there is a wing chun one as of such, though when I did take part in a couple of the lion dance practise sessions they demonstrated what they said where praying mantis drum patterns.
    I saw a white crane school do a lion dancewhere they had this cool drumming style where they swung the sticks to drum in a figure eight manner like sinawali.
  9. biohzard is offline

    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    sac town
    Posts
    1

    Posted On:
    9/07/2007 1:24am

    Bullshido Newbie
     Style: choy lay fut

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    i practice choy lay fut (southern style, but i hope you all know that) and we do regular lion dances. im pretty tiny, so i make a good head, as im easy to throw around, but seriously its one of the most intense cardio/ arm workouts I've ever tried. and ya the drumming in the video was different than pretty much anything ive ever heard... I'll put one of my videos on youtube eventually
  10. EmetShamash is online now
    EmetShamash's Avatar

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Austin, TX
    Posts
    516

    Posted On:
    9/07/2007 11:17pm


     Style: Chinese Martial Arts

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    My two cents- all forms in general should be done full speed with power and fluidity (obviously not counting stuff that is purposely done slow). Doing a lion dance should be just like doing a regular form with a heavy weapon.
Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Powered by vBulletin™© contact@vbulletin.com vBulletin Solutions, Inc. 2011 All rights reserved.