HISTORY

 

 

II.
The Medieval Martial Arts Centre


VÕ-TR
ẬN ĐẠI-VIỆT
BÌNH-ĐỊNH SA-LONG-CƯƠNG

in FRANCE

 

 

 

« Common Residence of the True Handed Down Tradition »
Công Gia Y Bát
(Ngôi Nhà Chung của Sự Chân-Truyền)

 

 

       The first Bình-Định Traditional Martial Arts Drill Hall established in foreign countries - since 1968 - under the aegis of Grand-Master Trương-Thanh-Đăng, was the one of SA-LONG-CƯƠNG ( 龍 崗) in France.

       In 1975, the Vietnamese Cultural Association of France (Association Culturelle Vietnamienne de France - A.C.V.F.) was established in order to promote the thousand years old culture of Việt-Nam throughout Bình-Định Martial Arts of SA-LONG-CƯƠNG School System.

Martial Arts Demonstration by first Instructors
of School System SA-LONG-CƯƠNG France
- Mr Trịnh-Quang-Thắng (seen from behind),
Mr Lương-Hữu-Hạnh (on the left), Mr Thái-Hoàng-Long and
Mr Nguyễn-Hữu-Hậu and Mr Âu-Dương Hoàng-Xuyên -
during the Inauguration Day of A.C.V.F.
at Château des Fleurs (Marseille, France 1975).

Martial Arts Demonstration by first Instructors
of School System SA-LONG-CƯƠNG France
- Mr Trịnh-Quang-Thắng (in the foreground)
with Mr Nguyễn-Hữu-Hậu, Mr Âu-Dương Hoàng-Xuyên,
Mr Lương-Trọng-Thuật and Mr Nguyễn-Văn-Đạt -
during the Commemoration Day of Spiritual Founders
at Le Grand Hôtel (Marseille, France 1976).

       In 1987, with the aim of preserving and developing Traditional Martial Arts from Sa-Long-Cương School System, Master TRỊNH-Quang-Thắng opened his respective Drill Halls at Toulouse.

       Afterwards, Master TRỊNH-Quang-Thắng undertaken to travel throughout the world and to return to native country in the desire to perfect his knowelegde on Traditional Martial Arts of SA-LONG-CƯƠNG School System in particular, and of Bình-Định Battlefields Martial in general.

       In 1997, aiming at the goal for preserving efficiently and restoring correctly the cultural heritage of Traditional Martial Arts inherent in Battlefields Martial Arts of the Ancients, in the apolitical and non-profit spirit, Master TRỊNH Quang Thắng established the « Department of Đại-Việt Medieval Martial Arts - Bộ-Viện Võ-Trận Đại-Việt »

Master Trịnh Quang Thắng
was presenting on Foot Fighting the wielding of
« Pertuisane with Snakelike Blade »
(Bác Xà Mâu - 剝 蛇 矛).

 

Master Trịnh Quang Thắng
was presenting on Horseback fighting the wielding of
« Pertuisane with Snakelike Blade »
(Bác Xà Mâu - 剝 蛇 矛).

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         In 2004, during the « 1st Convention of International SA-LONG-CƯƠNG » - organized at Pierrefonds and at Brossard (Canada) in the occasion of the Commemoration Day of the Grand-Master Trương-Thanh-Đăng - the definitive change from then on of the name « SA-LONG-CƯƠNG School System » into « BÌNH-ĐỊNH SA-LONG-CƯƠNG School System » was voted unanimously by all Martial Arts Masters and Instructors from various countries (France, USA, Canada, Việt-Nam and Italia) present.

       Our BÌNH-ĐỊNH SA-LONG-CƯƠNG School System in France acting in acordance with the name declared, give priorrty to conservation of authentic Medieval Martial Arts of BÌNH-ĐỊNH from illustriuous Lineages - Khiển-Tường, Khiển-Phạn & Khiển-Thi, Hương-Kiểm LÀI, Xả ĐÀNG Nguyện - and only conserves the authentic part of Bình-Định Martial Arts from SA-LONG-CƯƠNG School System teached by the late Grand-Master TRƯƠNG-Thanh-Đăng, in our Training Programme.

 

Committee of
Bình-Định SA-LONG-CƯƠNG
FRANCE
Martial Arts Masters

 

 

 

 

 

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