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Grand Master Lam Chun Chung, Vincent Liu: Fifth Brother Eight Symbols Staff of Hung Gar

Hung Ga Eight Diagram Long Pole (Ng Long Baat Gwa Gwan)NaamKyun.com proudly presents a very special guest article written by Grand Master Lam Chun Chung and his disciple Vincent Liu.

Techniques are demonstrated by Grand Master Lam Chun Sing.

This staff form is one of the most famous forms in the Hung Gar Curriculum. The form was created by the fifth brother of the Yeung Family during the Song Dynasty. The fifth brother was particularly adapt in the techniques of the Yeung Family Spear. After his family’s army was defeated by the Mongols, he fled to Ng Toi Mountain and became a Buddhist monk. There, he converted his spear techniques into staff techniques and choreographed the Baat Gwa Gwan form. Read More…

Wong Man Kai: A Brief Biography of Lam Cho

Lam ChoLam Cho Daai Si (1910-2012): Grand Master of Southern Shaolin Hung Ga Kyun, the Man, the Legend. It has been one year since he left us, and we miss him a lot, every day.

NaamKyun.com wants to pay the respect to the late Grand Master and brings you an extensive biography of Lam Cho Daai Si, written by Lam Sai Wing’s student Wong Man Kai published in 1951. Special thanks to Fan Kwoen  of Kung Fu Utrecht for providing the translation.

Lam Cho is also called Gun Kau. His ancestral home is Pingjau in Gwongdung province. Lam Cho is the nephew of my sifu. His parents passed away when he was still young. He came to Hong Kong with my sifu and started to learn kung fu. Read More…

Hap Gar Kung Fu: Interview with David Rogers Sifu

Hap Gar Kung FuHow would you describe Hap Gar to newbie/pro?

For the newbie: Hap Gar is a martial art from Southern China with roots in the Tibetan systems.

It is characterised by ‘long arm’ movements in which strikes are thrown in wide arcs, generating a lot of force. The routines are very beautiful to watch- often mimicking the movements of the white crane with its wings and beak. In Canton, the style has won many competitions for performance. Also the large movements and stances means that it is an excellent form of exercise literally using every part of the body, developing cardiovascular fitness, flexibility and strength. The movements have been well and truly ‘battle tested’ and have been proven to work well for real combat.

Some styles of martial arts are good for fighting but not so good to look at. Some styles are pretty but useless from a combative point of view. Hap Gar is excellent for both! Read More…

Jau Family Eight Diagram Long Pole Ebook

Jau Family Eight Diagram Long PoleTaam Hom Sifu, Grand Master of “Taam Family Three Extensions System” (Taam Ga Saam Jin Kyun, one of the Siulam/”old Hung Kyun” systems ) was known in Hong Kong as  “Long Pole King” (Gwan Wong). His famous long pole skill comes from Jau Family (鄒, ie. not Jau 周 of commonly known Hung Tau Choi Mei).

NaamKyun.com brings you an ebook on Jau Family Eight Diagram Long Pole (Jau Ga Baat Gwa Gwan), scanned and shared by Fan Kwoen. Read More…

Baan Jung Siu Lam Wing Chun: Chinese TV report about Sifu Ivan Rzounek’s Becoming a Personal Disciple of Grand Master Leung Wai Choi

Baan Jung Siu Lam Wing ChunA few days ago expedition of sifu Rzounek Ivan and his kung fu school returned from studying in China. Sifu Ivan Rzounek went to China for the first time in 1993 and since then regularly go there to learn, every year, sometimes for several months. The last five years has been to study Baan Fung Siu Ching Chung Wing Chun (and Choi Lei Fat, Hung Kyun …) under the guidance of an experienced teacher, Leung Wai Choi sifu.

Leung Wai Choi sifu is more than 70 years old master of several styles of kung fu, Chinese traditional medicine and feng shui. He practiced, learn and teach himself kung fu from his youth from his father, uncle, and father of his wife. His father and uncle were masters of Choi Lei Fat and Hung Kyun, his wife’s father was a famous master of Siu Lam (Baan Jung) Wing Chun Taam Hou Chyun sifu, the student of still more famous master, Sifu Tang Syun – disciple of legendary Fung Siu Ching. Read More…