Welcome to the Taiping Institute!

Headquartered in Singapore, the Taiping Institute focuses on the preservation and development of Chinese martial arts focusing on their realistic combat and health benefits. Martial arts are designed for comprehensive skills development including empty hand and with weapons. Taiping Combative is not just a sport or a cultural relic, it is comprehensive combat system that can be applied in real life situations to resolve urban, military and other conflicts. All the systems within Taiping Combatives are practical and realistic that will teach its students how to deal with all types of violent confrontations, empty hand, with weapons or equipment and with military weapons.

The experienced Taiping Institute team provide comprehensive programs of study through direct training with the team and seminars/long term stay programs including invited combat teachers from time to time. If you are passionate about martial arts,  irrespective of whether you are new or a long term practitioner, the Taiping Institute offers the methods to enhance your skills and develop your martial arts repertoire.

The Taiping Institute is also a leading house of research where martial arts treasures are collected from masters around the world. Practical, historical and scientific expeditions are conducted regularly to obtain insights into the exciting world of combat martial arts. In this we we contribute to the martial arts community not just in social means but rather in more robust practical work that allows us to have one of the most comprehensive curriculum, but also through the writing of Insightful articles, textbooks, sharing of resources, annual pilgrimages with masters/workshops or events and much more.  Together we hope to ensure that the most comprehensive martial arts in the world are carried on responsibly to the next generation. 

 

Latest Articles

八极拳 功法秘籍 六大开秘籍

夫人之生也,万事劳其形,百感困其志,无时无刻不处于天地万物困扰之中,先天所赋有限,苟非后天以补先天俾获得坚强之体魄,方能战胜世物之困扰,御侮以图存。八极拳者正为此而作也。此拳将健身与技击熔为一炉,顺会...

Taijiquan Evolution 6 - Taijiquan returns to Chen Village | 太极拳回到陈家沟

The sixth entry in the coverage of Taijiquan styles development. As our Taijiquan history section de...

逝去的武林 - 民国卧虎藏龙中央国术馆纪实

此文系根据本人在1973—1983年的10年里,师从李松如(1888—1988年)与李钟奇(生于1900年,健在)先生学文习武所做的笔记,及参考本人30余年所收藏的数千册旧时国民政府直属国立南京中央国...

Martial arts of the Armed Security Escorts and the Rebellions

Contrary to the portrayal of martial arts in films and novels, where some how by meditating over a f...

形意拳名家马玉堂

我的祖父马玉堂,字子重(1872-1959),高碑店市新城镇北关人,出生在河北省安平县子文镇马家子文村。自幼拜形意拳名家“单刀李”李存义为师,历经十个寒暑,功夫已日臻炼神还虚。其尤以“青龙出水”之功而...

字门拳秘传拳谱

总论夫人体之至弱者,禀受先天之不足耳。既先天不足当即用后天培补之功。培补之道,在养其精神,精神一足,则气血充盈于体,虽至弱之躯,可变为强矣。书曰:人之有生,惟精与神;精神不敝,四体长春。此谓强身之基。...

陈乐平,青岛螳螂拳传承人

不大的桌子上,十几本靛蓝色封皮的线装书摞成了一座「书山」,几张草纸摊在中间,上面画着人形图案,并注解着难懂的拳术术语……这是七星螳螂拳传承人陈乐平的写字台,每当闲暇时间,他就坐到桌前在脑中回忆演示一招...

清乾隆天地人御用宝剑 | Imperial Swords of the Qing Dynasty

清乾隆十三年(1748),总管内务府造办处遵旨制作天、地、人宝剑30把,其形制、质地、样式均经乾隆帝根据宝剑画样亲自授意、修改和审定,直至二十二年才铸造装饰完成,历时近十年。 一 故宫博物院武备兵...

纯阳剑法 | Pure Yang Sword

纯阳剑法,行侠仗义侠气荡然! 人们称吕洞宾为“纯阳祖师”,称其背负的宝剑为“纯阳剑”,练的剑法为“纯阳剑法”。吕洞宾一生以纯阳剑法行侠仗义,因此演绎出许多脍炙人口的神话故事。  据《中国历代名人大...

写真秘宗拳 | Mizongquan overview of Jiang Rongqiao

 燕青拳和秘宗拳其实是一家.  说起燕青拳,很多人会觉得陌生,但提及秘宗拳,大家耳熟能详,但实际上燕青拳秘宗拳不分家。”张福祯说,燕青拳相传由岳飞的师父周侗所创,周侗的另一名弟子卢俊义将此拳传给了梁山...

Shandong Six Harmony Staff | 山东南塗山六合棍

Yantai is well known for its Mantis Boxing, and as part of the weapons in the system, it is common t...

沧州大六合门的大刀王五 : 刀劈洋鬼子 冒死为谭嗣同收尸

大刀王五,真名王正谊,出生于沧州,是霍元甲的同乡,清末武林大侠,位于民间广泛流传的“晚清十大高手”之列,与燕子李三、霍元甲、黄飞鸿等著名武术大师齐名。他居家排行老五,所以叫王五,又因为他的武艺非常好,...

张氏短打拳谱

武术秘籍校勘记 壬午岁末,予友李东来,于京都购得古传武术秘籍旧钞本,携来示予,以求校勘。予自少年即喜武术,年至弱冠而从军塞外,尚武禀赋难改,遂欣然应之。 张氏短打拳,亦称绵张拳,为宇内名拳,渊源古...

八极拳桩功述真

八极拳入门的功夫是筑基桩功——两仪桩,也就是骑马蹲裆式,八极老前辈们称为“抱婴桩”(不同于大成拳的抱婴桩),全称“怀抱婴儿手托山”,据说是八极拳始祖吴忠的女儿吴荣练功体悟出的站桩秘诀,细嚼其味,内行看...

探源走进沙龙 - 邹家八卦棍与谭家洪拳

沙龙村,旧称番禺北沙塘村,后被拆分成沙龙、郭塘两村,今属广州市白云区江高镇,是岭南洪拳“后五虎”之首谭敏的故里。谭敏的事迹广为流传,脍灸人口,他将洪家拳的三展拳套路去繁就简,并融入自己的心得,自成三展...

  • 八极拳 功法秘籍 六大开秘籍

    Tuesday, 10 July 2018 16:07
  • Taijiquan Evolution 6 - Taijiquan returns to Chen Village | 太极拳回到陈家沟

    Tuesday, 12 June 2018 17:00
  • 逝去的武林 - 民国卧虎藏龙中央国术馆纪实

    Sunday, 27 May 2018 18:23
  • Martial arts of the Armed Security Escorts and the Rebellions

    Tuesday, 17 April 2018 15:21
  • 形意拳名家马玉堂

    Friday, 16 March 2018 17:09
  • 字门拳秘传拳谱

    Sunday, 07 January 2018 12:14
  • 陈乐平,青岛螳螂拳传承人

    Sunday, 29 October 2017 07:25
  • 清乾隆天地人御用宝剑 | Imperial Swords of the Qing Dynasty

    Wednesday, 12 July 2017 15:12
  • 纯阳剑法 | Pure Yang Sword

    Tuesday, 13 June 2017 16:01
  • 写真秘宗拳 | Mizongquan overview of Jiang Rongqiao

    Saturday, 10 June 2017 12:49
  • Shandong Six Harmony Staff | 山东南塗山六合棍

    Wednesday, 31 May 2017 13:26
  • 沧州大六合门的大刀王五 : 刀劈洋鬼子 冒死为谭嗣同收尸

    Wednesday, 10 May 2017 04:07
  • 张氏短打拳谱

    Friday, 14 April 2017 15:06
  • 八极拳桩功述真

    Friday, 14 April 2017 14:59
  • 探源走进沙龙 - 邹家八卦棍与谭家洪拳

    Thursday, 16 March 2017 17:38
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