This episode of the Somatic Primer Podcast features Tim Cartmell. Tim has over 30 years of experience in martial arts including Kung Fu San Su, Xing Yi Quan , Ba Gua Zhang, Tai Ji Quan, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Tim is the author of the best selling book "Effortless Combat Throws," and "Passing the Guard." He is the translator of the several books including "The Method of Chinese Wrestling" and "Chin Na Fa: Traditional Chinese Submission Grappling."
He teaches full time in Huntington Beach CA, where he has combined the stand-up fighting of Xingyiquan, Baguazhang, and Taijiquan with the ground work of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to create his Shen Wu curriculum.
Tim and Bryson discuss:
History and development of health concepts and traditional marital arts in ChinaTim's studies in China Biomechanics in the martial arts and the similarities to Western Somatic practicesTraditional approaches to teaching and studying different disciplinesThe interconnectedness of meditation and somatic practices Remember to subscribe to the Somatic Primer Podcast for more engaging conversations. Please give us a 5-star rating in Apple Podcasts if you enjoy our show. You can find out more about Tim at http://www.shenwu.com/index.html. Thank you for listening!