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Hardcover Collector's Edition Book in Full Color

China and Hong Kong's Hakka Mantis Kungfu

Chu Gar Fist:
Complete Single Man Training

Available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, and other online fine booksellers!
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This book is fantastic...In depth from history, philosophy, to practices and theory...
Very good and worth the money!
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what readers are saying...

 

Book Details:

  • Hardcover
  • Standard Full Color
  • 126 pages
  • 475+ Photographs
  • English Language
  • Library archive quality
  • and more!

English language.  A rare step by step treatise.  The complete transmission of single man training from the late Hong Kong Sifu, Chu Kai Ming, first generation disciple of Lao Sui's Hakka Chu Gar Southern Mantis Kungfu, circa 1920s.  Featuring Sifu Anthony Chan, Hong Kong.

 

IN THIS BOOK:
PRELIMINARY / WARMUP EXERCISES 

  • Arm Swings
  • Back Strokes
  • Fic Sao 1 & 2
  • Wrist Circles
  • Open the Chest


MANTIS HORSE STEPPING
  • Forward - Back
  • Cross Steps
  • Shifting Horse Steps
  • Run the Horse

SOM BO GIN SINGLE MAN FORM - HARD BRIDGE
  • Introduction to Som Bo Gin
  • Different Charcters - Same Pronunciation
  • Hard and Soft Bridge

SOM BO GIN HARD BRIDGE STEP BY STEP
Only Line Three is Different

SOM BO GIN:  CHU - SUN VARIATIONS
Lines 1 - 3

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12 BASIC HAND SKILL COMBINATIONS

  • Introduction to 12 Skills
  • Summary of External Work
  • Summary of Internal Work


BASIC FIST FORMS

  • Tiger's Mouth
  • Phoenix Eye
  • Ginger Fist

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HAND SKILLS 1 - 12 STEP BY STEP
Glossary of 12 Basic Hand Skills

TAN ZHUANG - SOM BO GIN SOFT BRIDGE FORM
Introduction to Tan Zhuang
SOM BO GIN SOFT BRIDGE - STEP BY STEP

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MANTIS SHAPE FROM FORM TRAINING
Introduction to 2nd Form

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CHU KAI MING'S 2nd FORM STEP BY STEP

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ANTHONY CHAN SIFU'S INTERVIEWS

  • A true Hakka Mantis Historian
  • Previously Undisclosed Details

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In addition to this first generation complete single man transmission, read about:

  • Lam Sang (Kwongsai Mantis) and Lao Sui's (Chu Gar) opposite Schools in 1930s Sau Kei Wan

  • an early book published stating Lao Sui was injured by a wanderer (and perhaps later succumbed from this injury)

  • and much more! 

This is a rare Southern Mantis Kungfu treatise.  Get your copy today.  Add this genuine Southern Mantis Kungfu treasure to your library now!

 

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About Us

Southern Mantis Press is a POD publisher of books, DVDs, eBooks, and various media and printed matter related to Kwongsai, Chu Gar and Iron Ox Southern Praying Mantis Kungfu. Our books are distributed by Ingram Book Company, the largest book wholesale distributor in the world. Distribution partners include Baker & Taylor, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Gardners and Bertrams among others.

What We Do

Preserving and Promoting Kwongsai Bamboo Forest Temple, Chu Gar and Iron Ox Southern Praying Mantis through an ongoing
"hands on" Survey of the origins, history and practices in China for more than a decade!

Publishing electronic and printed media promoting and teaching Hakka Praying Mantis and Unicorn Culture!

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