Portsmouth Square 1965 - 1985
A site honoring the teachings of

Kuo Lien Ying

and the magical time that we were able to learn from Si Fu

"Release the chi,
and let it penetrate like a sword
into the bones."











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•1973 demo with Bing Gong & Randy Fung at the San Francisco schools...B&W 8mm x 2.5 min

•Early morning group cha chuan practice with Si Fu Kuo at Portsmouth square, circa 1975...8mm color x 3 min.

This is an 8mm film clip of Bing Gong going through his various sets in Portsmouth square, Chinatown, San Francisco around 1976.

Very rare footage of Sifu Kuo Lien Ying performing Tai Chi Chuan. This is a short clip from a 1977 KPIX documentary for Chinese New Years.

Another extremely rare footage of Sifu horsing around with the rope dart, from the KPIX show clips of 1977.

The only known film of Sifu Kuo performing a full set of Cha Chuan, 1966

Sifu Kuo Lien Ying performing monkey, 1966

This is a series of the interview that KPIX conducted with Sifu Kuo Lien Ying in 1977. The translation was done by a lady from the Chintatown cultural center. Sifu talks about his philosophy and life. This clips have been kept small for those wanting to view on dialup. They are about three minutes each.

interview section !

Interview section 2

Interview section 3

Interview section 4