Monthly Archives: September 2013

Wu Lap Fung – Discussion of Iron Wire Set (Tit Sin Kyun)

Lam Sai Wing Memorial Book: Hung Ga Master Wu Lap Fung, Discussion of Iron Wire Set (Tit Sin Kyun)Grand Master Lam Sai Wing student’s Wu Lap Fung’s favourite set and speciality was famous Tit Sin Kyun, “Iron Thread Set” (also translated as “Iron Wire Set”).

Practical Hung Kyun presents his masterful contribution to Lam Sai Wing Memorial Book, dedicated to thorough analysis of the history and training principles of this “Treasure of Hung Kyun”.

“Iron Wire Set” specialist Master Wu Lap Fung writes:

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Wong Man Kai – Discussion of Fu Hok Seung Ying Kyun

Lam Sai Wing Memorial Book: Hung Ga kyun Master Wong Man KaiWong Man Kai was one of the closest disciples of Grand Master Lam Sai Wing – he was also one of the main editors of the precious tribute to the late Grand Master – Lam Sai Wing Memorial Book, published in 1951.

Practical Hung Kyun presents his short study on famous “Tiger and Crane Double Form Set” (Fu Hok Seung Ying).

Master Wong Man Kai writes: Continue reading

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Grand Master Lam Cho – Gung Ji Fuk Fu Kyun

Lam Sai Wing memorial Book - Practical Hung Kyun presents an excerpt from the precious Lam Sai Wing Memorial Book – short treatise on “Taming of the Tiger in Gung Pattern” (Gung Ji Fuk Fu Kyun), fundamental set of today’s Hung Ga Kyun.

The study was written by Grand Master Lam’s nephew and successor, late Grand Master Lam Jou (1910-2012) in 1951. It discusses the brief history of the set as well as its core principles and its role in the todays Hung Ga curriculum.

Special thanks to van’t Slot Sifu for allowing our website to publish it online. If you want to learn more about Hung Kyun, its history and famous masters, please download the complete Lam Sai Wing Memorial Book here. Let’s give the word to the Grand Master Lam Jou: Continue reading

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New Hung Ga Ebook Release: Lam Sai Wing Memorial Book

Attention, Hung Ga Kyun Masters, Students, Researchers & Fans!

Lam Sai Wing Memorial BookCheck out our latest special release!

Authoritative English translation of the 1951 tribute to legendary “Butcher Wing”, Wong Fei Hung’s famous student, “Mr. Tiger & Crane”!

Lam Sai Wing Memorial Book!

One of the last few surviving and rare copies – scanned, restored, edited, translated to English and converted to digital format for the future generations!

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„Three Treasures“, Three Hints: „Hard as Iron, Soft as Thread“

Iron Thread Set - Tit Sin KyunSecret „internal“ set of Siu Lam/Old Hung Ga, last of the „Three Treasures of Hung Kyun“, passed to the current generation by Tit Kiu Saam’s disciple Lam Fuk Sing to Wong Fei Hung – legendary “Iron Thread Set”. Tit Sin Kyun finishes what Gung Ji Fuk Fu has started – it completes the circle.

Only selected few learned “Iron Thread Set”. Lam Sai Wing has learned Tit Sin Kyun after 16 years of study under Wong Fei Hung. It is a harsh and unspoken truth that even many very famous Grand Masters a well as current Masters have never formaly learned Tit Sin Kyun from their Sifu – the either learned it from (watching) their Si Hing, from Jyu Yu Jai’s book, or a video, usually using the Dragon Form part of „Five Animal Set“/“Ten Forms Set“ as the basis for re-construction of Tit Sin Kyun. Continue reading

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Brief Biography of Grand Master Lam Chun Fai

Hung Ga Kyun Grand master Lam Chun FaiGrand master Lam Chun Fai was born in 1940 in Hong Kong and was given his name by his granduncle, Lam Sai Wing.

Grand master Lam Chun Fai started his Hung Ga training at the age of 5, under the guidance of his father, Lam Cho. He trained seven days a week, 6 hours a day (2 hours in the morning, 2 hours in the afternoon, and 2 hours in the evening). Continue reading

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Wong Fei Hung and Drunken Boxing

Wong Fei Hung and Drunken BoxingQuestion: Is there any evidence of Wong Fei Hung practicing „Drunken style“?

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Answer: “Drunken Boxing” (Jeui Kyun) or “Eight Drunken Immortals” (Jeui Baat Sin) belongs to the most spectacular Gung Fu styles or better say sets, as it is actually a single set, not complete style.

First mentions abut Wong Fei Hung practicing “Drunken Boxing” emerged in popular Southern Chinese martial arts pulp magazines and radio shows in 1930’s. Wong Fei Hung supposedly learned “Drunken Boxing” from legendary “Beggar” Sou (Sou “Hat Yi”), one of the “Ten Tigers of Gwong Dung” (Gwong Dung Sap Fu). Continue reading

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