“Arrow Palm” (Jin Jeung), also called “War Palm” (same pronunciation but different Chinese character) is an old Southern Chinese set from the Southern Siu Lam monastery.
When the monastery was burned down, the last abbot of the temple, Ji Sin Sim Si, fled to the Gwong Dung province and hid in the “Red Junks” of the Chinese opera (Hung Syun Hei Baan ), where he taught (among other martial arts skills ) Jin Jeung. Continue reading
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The 4 most famous sets with the “single-ended” long pole (Daan Tau Gwan) are “Six and Half Point Long Pole” (Luk Dim Bun Gwan), “The Flowing Water Long Pole” (Lau Seui Gwan), “Left-Handed Fisherman´s Long Pole (Jo Sau Diu Yu Gwan) and the “Ng Long’s Eight Trigrams Long Pole” (Ng Long Baat Gwa Gwan).
It is often called simply “Eight Trigrams Long Pole” (Baat Gwa Gwan) and it is probably the most famous and most important weapon of the Hung Kyun system.
Brief History of Baat Gwa Gwan
Its roots reach all the way to the Sung dynasty (Song, 960-1279) and general Yeung Ng Long, the fifth son of a Marshall from the Yeung family, famous for its “Yeung family spear” (Yeung Ga Cheung), “the King of all Weapons”. Continue reading
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We have lately received many emails and Facebook messages regarding the new sick trend, a violent “game” called Knockout.
For those who don’t know yet, please read the description of Knockout Game (from Wikipedia) and check the video below:
“Knockout, the knockout game, knockout king, bombing, polar-bearing, and polar-bear hunting, are the names given to assaults in which one or more assailants attempts to knock out an unsuspecting victim, often with a single sucker punch. Serious injuries and deaths have been attributed to knockout…” Continue reading
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“Four Fingers Supporting Heaven” (Sei Ji Chaang Tin) is one of the orthodox Hung Ga Kyun’s “Bridge Hands” (Kiu Sau) training methods.
Is serves as complimentary static “internal” exercise to the “Three Extensions, Threading the Pearls” (Saam Jin Lin Jyu) and develops the „Iron Bridge“, finger strength and overall bodily strength.
Following twenty-eight character mnemonic poem is citing the Venerable Master “Iron Arms” (Tit Bei Sim Si) in his endorsement of this technique: Continue reading
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Hung Ga and Wing Chun: which style is better?
Would “Iron Bridges”, “Five Animals” and “Five Elements” of Hung Ga defeat Wing Chun’s “Sticky Hands” and “Chain Punching”?
Check out the video below and find out! Continue reading
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Grand Master Wong Fei Hung, founder of „Modern Hung Kyun“, was one of the most famous Masters of Southern Chinese boxing.
Among his special skills belonged long pole fighting, Fei Tou (weight attached to the rope) and so called „Ten Lethal Bare Hand Techniques“ (Sap Duk Sau), ten unique and secret combat techniques thanks to whom he was never defeated.
“Ten Lethal Bare Hand Techniques” or “Ten Killing Hands“ is in Chinese Sap Duk Sau or Sap Jyut Sau. Character Duk means literally „poisonous“, killing“, „lethal“; however, different character with same pronounciation (Duk) means „unique“, „special“. Same goes for two different characters pronounce as Jyut. Continue reading
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Our website presents exclusive interview with Lam Family Hung Kyun Grand Master and a teacher of Pavel Macek Sifu, Grand Master Lam Chun Sing.
Interview was conducted by Pavel’s brother Petr, who is currently living in China, studying intensively with Lam Sifu and helping him in opening his Fat Saan Hung Kyun International Headquarters.
Grand Master answered questions about his martial arts background, famous Hung Ga sets, internal training and his future plans. Continue reading
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Question: How much progress can one make with the first three of the four pillar forms (Gung Ji Fuk Fu Kyun, Fu Hok Seung Ying Kyun and Sap YIng Kyun)? As I mentioned I have moved away from my Sifu and impending family responsibilities prevent me from spending large amounts of time with him, which is needed to learn Tid Sin Kyun.
Answer: I have few recommendations and tips, presuming you have no traing partners (yet): Continue reading
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Grandmaster Dang Fong (1879 – 1955), was born in the Saam Seui of Gwong Dung Province in China. Dang followed his father’s example learning martial arts and Dit Da during his youth.
After he grew up, he went to Canton and learnt martial arts under Master Wong Yau in a school located in Cheung Sau Lane ‘s/Dak Sing Lane. Later, he became a student of monk Sim Ling of the Wa Lam Temple.
Lam Sai Wing was the disciple of the famous Wong Fei Hung. He opened a school in Gwong Jaau Chan Tong District. Dang Fong was origionally his student. With Si Lou Yuk’s referral, Dang Fong became the close disciple of Wong Fei Hung and learnt in-depth knowledge of Hung Ga Kyun and Dit Da from Wong Fei Hung.
Afterward, with Wong Fei Hung’s permission, Dang Fong opened his school, Yi Yung Tong, in the Daai Ho Road of Sai Gwaan district in Canton. Dang Fong was later known as “Tiger of Sai Gwaan” District. Continue reading
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Practical Hung Kyun philosophy is simple and direct: we practice martial arts for good health/strength, self-protection and personal development.
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