Posts Tagged gar


KungFuMagazine.com: Hung Kyun Grandmaster Lam Cho Has Passed Away at 103

Grandmaster Lam Cho has passed away at the Hong Kong Baptist Hospital, on March 29, at 2:15 pm, at the venerable age of one-hundred-and-three. Having taught for well over eighty years, he is recognized by many as having been one of the most influential teachers in the spread of the Hung Kyun system in the […]

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The Secrets of Hung Ga One Finger Bridge Hand

Hung Ga and its famous signature move… Everytime i teach the “One Finger Bridge Hand” (Daan Ji Kiu Sau) formation to a beginner, eg. in a special Hung Ga Kyun exercise called “Three Extensions” (Saam Jin Sau), the student always asks: “Sifu, why to hold the fingers like this? What is it for?” Well, I […]

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Jeet Kune Do Jerry Poteet sifu (1946-2012)

“It is with great sadness that another martial arts icon has passed away. Jerry Poteet was one of Bruce Lee’s original students and was considered one of the biggest advocates for promoting Bruce Lee’s philosophy of Jeet Kune Do throughout the world. His legacy, his wisdom and his dedication to the arts shall forever be […]

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The Story of Hung Ga Grandmaster Lau Jaam, Part 1

Cantonese martial art Master Mr.Wong Fei Hung (黃飛洪), among his inheritors, there were two famous names, one being verified as Leung Fun (梁寛), and the next was apparently Mr. Lau Jaam (劉湛). They both as known-brave and skillful in fighting, outstanding in the Wong Feihung. Leung Fun died early, and Lau Jaam (劉湛) healthy and […]

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Introduction to the Hung Ga lineage Wong Lei – Leung Kam Kwong – Wong Chung Man, Part 2

Leung Kam Kwong (梁鑑光) Grand master Leung is a long-time student of Wong Lei. Grand master Leung would always manage the lion dance performances by the school of Wong Lei. Actually, Wong Lei did not perform or teach lion dance himself (just as Lam Cho). Therefore, the lion dance skills of grand master Leung did […]

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Introduction to the Hung Ga lineage Wong Lei – Leung Kam Kwong – Wong Chung Man

I have the honour to introduce the lineage of Sifu Raymond Wong Chung Man to you. Sifu Wong Chung Man is a Hung Ga master in Hong Kong. He learned his kungfu from Grand master Leung Kam Kwong, who was a student of famous, late Grandmaster Wong Lei (also spelled as Wong Lee). Wong Lei […]

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Choi Lei Fat Full Contact Competition, November 1st 2011

Below is a footage from my friend Lukas Slavicek (Wing Chun, CLF and Bak Mei practitioner) from the 2011 Choi Lei Fat full contact competition – “World Choy Lee Fat Invitational Tournament 2011” held in Hong Kong. Rules were following: Head guard, chest protector, 4 oz boxing gloves, black pants, groin protector 3×2 minutes rounds […]

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How Lam Sai Wing Learned Some of His Weapons, Part 1 – Commander Sword

In the history of Hung Gar Kuen one famous master is Lam Sai Wing, he was a disciple of the Chinese folk hero Wong Fei Hung. Lam Sai Wing’s students published 3 books with pictures of their master showing the 3 treasures of Hung Gar Kuen. There are more and more articles about Lam Sai […]

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The Wooden Dummy – Czech Kung-Fu Movie Trailer

Trailer of a short kung-fu movie, based on a story written by Czech martial artist, researcher and writter Eduard Ata Stepar, student of Ivan Rzounek  sifu from his book “Heroes of Gungfu”. His book was published in Czech in the end of May 2011 – it is the first original  book of short stories with […]

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Kicking Drills of Mok Gar Kuen

We have all heard the old  kung-fu saying “Southern Fists, Northern Kicks” (Naam Kyun Bak Teui). Northern styles are supposed to specialise in long-reach kicking techniques, Southern styles speciality are powerfull short range hand attacks, using many different hand formations…, right? Well, Northern or Southern style of Chinese Kung-Fu, does not really matter – many […]

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