Archive for the ‘Tiger Claw Gear’ Category

WUSHU JUMPS by Philip Sahagun, 13 ASSASSINS & SUCKER PUNCH

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Monday, March 28th, 2011

Read Hit with a SUCKER PUNCH by Gene Ching and Patrick Lugo

Check out an exclusive featurette for 13 ASSASSINS. 13 ASSASSINS is available on March 25 on iTunes, Video On Demand, Amazon.com, VUDU, Xbox Marketplace and the Playstation Network. In theaters April 29.

Enter to win WUSHU JUMPS by Philip Sahagun on DVD! Contest ends 6:00 p.m. PST on 04/07/2011. Good luck everyone!

Year of the Rabbit Horoscopes, Kung Fu Tai Chi Magazine & ONG BAK 3

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Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Xin nian kuai le! Our Year of the Hare Horoscopes from Kung Fu Tai Chi’s March April 2011 issue are posted. Also check out our new Year of the Hare 2011 shirts: Year of the Hare 2011 & Year of the Rabbit 2011. We even have a promo vid: Year of the Hare.

Enter to win ONG BAK 3 on DVD! Contest ends 6:00 p.m. PST on 02/18/2011. Good luck everyone!

Shaolin Trips: Flashback, The Warrior’s Way & The Book of Five Rings

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Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Shaolin Trips: Flashback is an epilogue to my book Shaolin Trips – or perhaps a tease for a sequel. Shaolin Trips makes a great stocking stuffer!

Ninjas, Cowboys and Carnies? Check out our exclusive coverage of THE WARRIOR’S WAY by Greg Lynch Jr. THE WARRIOR’S WAY opens December 3rd.

Enter to win THE BOOK OF FIVE RINGS By Miyamoto Musashi, translated by Thomas Cleary, with 2 audio CDS read by Lloyd James. Contest ends 6:00 p.m. PST on 12/22/2010. Good luck everyone!

NINJASTAR, China’s New Grading System & TAIJIQUAN HAND & SWORD autographed by Master Ren Guang-Yi

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Monday, November 8th, 2010

Enter to win TAIJIQUAN HAND & SWORD autographed by Master Ren Guang-Yi. Contest ends 6:00 p.m. PST on 11/11/2010. Good luck everyone!

The cover story, Making the Grade by Gene Ching, for our November December edition of Kung Fu Tai Chi is now online! Also check out Wu Di: The Power of Smooth: Skills of a Drunken Swordsman By Emilio Alpanseque for video of Wu Di’s drunken sword at Berkeley CMAT 2010.

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There’s still time to enter 2nd Annual Ninja photo contest KungFuMagazine.com’s NinjaStar 2010 The NINJASTAR winner gets a full-page spread in Kung Fu Tai Chi, a Ninja Sword Set trophy, a free subscription and other assorted Ninja prizes. Deadline is the Wednesday, November 10th, 2010.

Ikea Loves Tiger Claw

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Wednesday, October 13th, 2010
Tiger Claw Karate Uniform in Ikea wardrobe

Tiger Claw Karate Uniform in Ikea wardrobe

As Summer comes to an end and Fall begins, I found myself at Ikea with my family looking for children’s furniture. It’s time to update my son’s bedroom and where else but Ikea would we go? If you haven’t been to an Ikea before, the main attraction is to go and check out all the room displays upstairs before going downstairs to actually pick the furniture you will end up purchasing. We went to the children’s area and started looking at all of the displays. They display full rooms, as well as specific pieces. I was admiring a whole room display: bed, desk, dresser, and wardrobe and decided to open the wardrobe door. Of course, being a full display and wanting you to see how it would look with items inside, there was a shirt, a pair of pants, AND a karate uniform. So, of course I had to peek. IT WAS TIGER CLAW!

It wasn’t just a Tiger Claw uniform—it was an old school Tiger Claw uniform. One of them had a label that has got to be at least 10 years old! The uniform itself is made almost exactly the same today (and looked to be in amazing condition, thank you very much!). But the tags are no longer made the same way these days. Now, technology allows for the tags to be woven much more intricately (almost like a silk screen).

I was just so excited to see one of our uniforms in the display, I had to take a few pictures and be on the receiving end of a lot of odd stares. But this proves that Ikea has great taste!

Tiger Claw Karate Uniform Spotted at Ikea