An old documenntary about Shaolin Kung Fu training called Shaolin Real Kung Fu (Shaolin Zhen Gongfu 少林真功夫). Strength and conditioning, barehanded sets, weapons, young Jet Li – it is all there! Real or not real, i do not know, but it is definitely interesting documentary to watch – hour and half, in Chinese, with English […]
NaamKyun.com is currently preparing a series of interesting books to be published – translations of old articles, books and manuals, research papers, dictionaries, practical tips etc. – all dedicated to various Southern Chinese martial arts: Hung Ga Kyun, Wing Cheun, Choi Lei Fat and many other styles and systems. First e-book is scheduled to be […]
Street performers, coolies, rikshas, thieves and beggars, scholars and rich merchants, busy crowded streets, “flower boats” and opium dens… Last few men with the queues, more of them in western suits… End of colonial times, the melting pot of traditional and modern. Those were the times Times of famous Masters of different styles like Hung […]
Very rare footage of martial arts training from the Hunan province: military trainign and group calisthenics Changsha capital city women high school group calisthenics Hunan National Art Gym Schoolgirls performing “Eight Forms” and Shaolin quan Military training of Pu Ji Sao Tui Quan (Sweeping Leg Set) Bagua and Taijiquan of Central Guoshu Gym performed by […]
Chinese Kung Fu – interesting TV series of CCTV-9 International Channel! Part 7 and 8 are dedicated to the styles of Southern Fist, Naam Kyun (Nan Quan in Mandarin) – very interesting survey of the systems south of Yang Zi River. International channel means – the documentary is in English, 2x 26 minutes of footage!
Check out another interesting video – Spirit Tiger Art (She Hu Shu; in Cantonese San Fu Seut). Forget for a while those Bruce Lee like sound effects (i know, sounds more like a monkey then a tiger) and carefully watch – standing grappling techniques, takedowns, takedowns defense and reversals, sacrifice throws, heel hooks… it is […]
Chinese Sim Buddhism – in Mandarin Chan, in Japanese Zen – played an important role in the origin and development of many Southern Chinese martial arts, especially those, who claim to originate from the legendary Southern Siulam (Shaolin). Chinese martial arts were practiced in many of the temples in Southern China, eg. Hoi Tung Ji, […]
Welcome to the Southern Chinese martial arts portal – NaamKyun.com! My name is Pavel Macek, and I am Hung Gar Kuen (Hung Ga Kyun) practitioner, teacher and researcher. Couple of years ago, i have co-founded a succeful and popular discussion forum HungKyun.com, dedicated to the art of Hung Gar Kuen, with the motto: “All Hung […]