Posts Tagged shaolin


Full Contact Shaolin Kung Fu

Shaolin Kung Fu inĀ  a full contact ring? Why not! Juts look at lay Shaolin disicple Yi Long, who shines in the national Chinese Sanda tournament, Wulin Feng. Real Shaolin Monk, layman disciple of Shaolinor just Shaolin Kung Fu practitioner, cross-training or not, well, who cares – he definitely posseses some good figting skill and […]

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Hitting the Bamboo Pole – Bridge Conditioning of Mok Ga Kyun

Mok Ga Kyun is famous not only for its profound kicking techniques, but various methods of strength and conditioning as well. Mok Ga Kyun uses many special devices, such as stone locks, wooden dummy, sandbags, bags for catching and throwing etc. One of the most commonly used tools in Southern gungfu styles is simple wooden […]

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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 EmeiĀ  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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Hung Ga Kyun Grand Master Ho Kam Wai passed away at 80

Hung Ga Kyun World has lost another of its Grandmasters… It is always hard to write about someone you never personally met. I was fortunate enough to hear some stories and saw some of Grandmaster Ho’s Kung Fu through his famous tou dai Mark Ho Sifu.

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The Hung Ga Fraternity, Then, Now, and Future

Hung Ga (Designating “the House of the First Ming Emperor”) was originally founded as a Han Chinese patriotic coalition, more specifically, an anti-Qing fraternity. With the Opium Wars, “The Eight-Nation Alliance”, and Japanese involvement with the Qing Court, we again see Han fraternal bonding as an answer to foreign incursion, by the formation of the […]

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Rare Chinese Martial Arts Footage from 1930’s

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 […]

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