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Hardcover Collector's Edition Book in Full Color

Lam Sang's
Kwongsai Jook Lum Temple
Southern Praying Mantis Boxing

Som Bo Gin Two Man Form

Available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million,
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Publication Date 11/13/12 

Book Specs

  • Hardcover
  • 5.5 x 8.5
  • 128 Pages
  • 250+ Photographs
  • Full Color Interior
  • Acid Free Archival Quality
  • Key Benefits - Table of Contents

    An interactive instructional treatise teaching 60 postures of the Som Bo Gin (Three Steps Forward) Two Man boxing routine of Lam Sang's Kwongsai Jook Lum Temple Praying Mantis Kungfu. 

    • Interactive -- use the internet links provided in the book to view online video while following the instruction taught in the book! 
    • Details include;  Translation of Som Bo Gin (forward, arrow, scissors)
    • Variance in Som Bo Gin training among Lam Sang's disciples
    • Speculation about Som Bo Gin
    • No Kwongsai Mantis Som Bo Gin in China
    • The meaning of Som Bo Gin, Som Bo Gin - nothing mysterious
    • The beginning and end of Southern Praying Mantis,
    • Solo training, Paired training
    • Whole body power, Physical traits, Body weapons,
    • Hakka Mantis posture, Footwork, Deep roots-iron steps
    • Forward momentum, Centerline theory, Bridge-range-distance
    • Frightening Spring Power, Contact-control-strike, Mantis summarized in three
    • Individual skills in Som Bo Gin two man; Call to mind drill
    • Unique hand and foot skills in Som Bo Gin Two Man,
    • Bong Pun Shu, Yin Yang Sao, Bot Hop Shu,
    • Mantis traps, Target Practice, Side to side steps
    • Lateral spins, Monkey step and kick
    • Step by step instructional photographs of Som Bo Gin Two Man form
    • Step by step breakdown of Som Bo Gin Two Man form in three lines and sixty postures A and B sides
    • Hakka Mantis history
    • Gallery of Louie Jack Man Sifu and RDH
    • and more!

    Instructional, Informative, Educational, and Entertaining!


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    This instructional book, Som Bo Gin Two Man, is also a valuable and useful 'coffee table' reference book.  It is informative, instructional, educational, and entertaining for anyone interested in Hakka Mantis Kungfu and especially Kwongsai Jook Lum Temple Praying Mantis. The step by step form photographs are not studio quality but they are acceptable for the purpose intended.  With extensive Kwongsai Mantis instruction and content featuring the late Sifu Louie Jack Man, this collector's edition book is a valuable library addition. Request your copy 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,, 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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