Monthly Archives: April 2013

Colonel Ma Yingtu (馬英圖上校)

Ma Yingtu 馬英圖1897-1955 Younger brother of Ma Fengtu (馬鳳圖), soldier,  pugelist, and military advisor. He was brought up in a martial art family and well train in different schools of martial arts under various famous masters such as Li Shuwen (李書文). In 1920, he enlisted Xibei (西北軍) infantry under General Fung Yuxiang (馮玉祥), working as […]

Fengmogun ( crazy devil staff, 瘋魔棍 ) and Jogo do Pau

There are similarities between clips of Fengmogun ( crazy devil two hand staff, 瘋魔棍) of China and Jogo do Pau of Portugal.   Jogo do Pau   Pigua’s Fengmogun What do you think?!

History of Tong Bei School (通備武學)

Ma Fengtu (馬鳳圖1888- 1973) The term Tong Bei (通備) was firstly coined by Pan Wenxue (潘文學) , who established Yanshan Scholastic College (鹽山書院  1850-?)   which aims to cultivate student’s literacy and military skills. After two generations, the legacy of the college was inherited by Ma Fengtu (馬鳳圖1888- 1973), who emphasis using pragmatic approach to develop students both physical […]