Archive for the Lung Ying, Bak Mei Category


Hakka Kung Fu Documentary

Short bridges, narrow stance, rounded back and concave chest, short steps, elbows close to the body – characteristic features of many Hakka Kung Fu styles like “White Eyebrow” (Baak Mei), “Dragon Style” (Lung Ying) or various branches of “Southern Mantis” (Naam Paai Tong Long). Hakka (in Cantonese Haak Ga 客家), literaly “Guest Families”, refers to […]

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Chan Gwok Wa sifu of the Baak Mei Style

“The Baak Mei Style was derived from the Shaolin style, its place being the Shaolin Temple of the Emei  Mountain in Sichuan Province. Its founder was none other than the second of five well-known elders of Shaolin Temple, viz. Ng Mui, Baak Mei, Fung Dou Dak, Ji Sin and Miu Hin. The five of them […]

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Pak Mei Kung Fu’s Gau Bou Teui – Nine Step Push

Pak Mei Paai (白眉派; pronounced Baak Mei Paai in Cantonese), literally the White Eyebrow system of kung fu, was named after Pak Mei Dou Yan (白眉道人) – or Pak Mei the Daoist, one of the primary figures of Southern Chinese martial mythology who along with Ng Mui (五梅), Ji Sin (至善), Fung Dou Dak (馮道德), […]

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Fatsaan Bak Mei Street Tactic

So called Reality Based-Self-Defense (RBSD) is a hot topic in the martial arts today. You may have heard of Sammy Franco, Lee Morrison, Jim Wagner, Jim Grover (aka Kelly McCann) or systems like Krav Maga, Urban Combatives, Shredder etc. Some of the RBSD instructors are trashing traditional martial arts, but if you look at modern […]

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