Posts Tagged hung


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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Rare Kung-Fu Weapons: The Tobacco Water Pipe

Chinese weapon arsenal is vast – all kinds of long and short weapons, soft weapons, projectile and throwing weapons etc. Some Chinese Kung-Fu styles also use tools of every day use as weapons. Our school of Hung Ga Kyun eg. trains with a Chinese bench, very common in the restaurants and tea-rooms in old China, […]

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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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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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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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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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The Secrets of Five-Pattern Hung Kuen

Article from an old gungfu magazine about Fukgin “Five Pattern”  Hung kuen (Hung Kyun) of Yuen Yik Kai sifu. This rare system is similar to Ng Jou Kyun (Five Ancestors), Wing Cheun Baak Hok (White Crane) and other Fujian/Fukgin systems, quite different form the common Gwongdung Hung Ga Kuen. Article describes in some details all […]

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