Terrence Trumbo
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Lazy Man's Gung Fu

My friend and I were in Washington Square (in San Francisco) yesterday and we decided to see what the video quality was like on her new camera.  I sort of lazily performed one of my Shaolin forms and it turned out...O.K.  My knee is really bothering me so I abstained from getting into any really low stances. 

At around 46 seconds into it I get distracted because this old Chinese lady who I see doing Tai Chi out there was making fun of me.  She kept laughing and saying, "Oh, are you doing kung fu? Hiya!!"  Her girlfriends were all laughing too, so I ended up getting all self-conscious which I think may have affected my over all performance.  For better or worse, here it is:

Video: http://youtube.com/watch?v=Ao2VIZvWj9

over 11 years ago 0 likes  3 comments  0 shares
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Don't let them get to you. Good job!
over 11 years ago
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There's always someone doing tai chi in Washington Square, if it makes you feel any better there are tons more people that make fun of them. =P
over 11 years ago
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You are very gracful for someone who is young in this art! There is always going to people who judge us ...when i do my shoalin forms outside i always get one or two comments!! But you and i wilol always have the last laugh...for their the one who are missing out on what the art truly is ! After many years i have learned not to hear what others say for each one journey in the art is one that must be travelled alone for enlightenment comes from you alone! your sister in the art Giselle:)
over 11 years ago


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