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 […]
Short Chinese martial arts demo, Trutnov branch of our association: warm-up and breathing exercises stances, basic exercises, focus mitts/kicking shileds drills sets and sparring sets strength and conditioning self-defense, full contact fighting weapons Best wishes to the student of the new branch, work hard guys! Practical Hung Kyun!
We have been in e-mail contact with Frank Bolte sifu for ages, sharing the same passion for the art of Hung Ga Kuen (Hung Ga Kyun), discussing the theory, history and application. Eventually we have met in 2008 in Hong Kong, and after he moved back from Philippines to Hannover, we started to plan his […]
I just received a bad news from my good friend Ivan Rzounek sifu (www.wing-chun.cz), who is currently in China, training hard the art of Opera Boats Wing Chun (Baan Jung Wing Cheun) and researching various systems and lineages of Southern martial art: Gwok Fu sifu has passed away. Gwok Fu sifu was one of the […]
Ngo Cho Kune (Ng Jou Kyun) – Five Ancestors Kung-Fu – is famous Fujian martial arts system. Maybe not so known in the West as the other southern styles, but definitelly a big name in the Southern China. It is one the “MMA” systems of old China, consisting of techniques of 5 (6?) styles: Bodhidharma […]
Grandmaster Yuen Kay Shan (Yun Keisaan, 1889–1956) was together with Grandmasters Yiu Choi and Yip Man one of the most important persons in the development of modern Wing Chun Kuen (Wing Cheun Kyun) – one of the so called “Three Heroes of Wing Chun” of Fatsaan. During my stays in China i had the privilege […]