Monthly Archives: February 2015

“Double Southern Knives vs. Spear” [Rare Videos]

Hung Ga Kyun Double Knives vs. Spear

Rare Hung Ga Kyun videos of “Double [Southern] Knives vs. Spear (Daan Dou Deui Cheung) from 2 different eras.

First video comes from one of the old black & white Wong Fei Hung movies (1949!). Notice that it is performed with long knives/short sabres – indeed, Hung Kyun “Double Knives” were originally a bit bigger than today’s commonly produced “Butterfly Knives”, eg. for Wing Cheun.  Continue reading

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You Either Win, Or You Learn: Practical Hung Kyun Gathering (Video)

You Either Win, Or You Learn: Practical Hung Kyun Gathering (Video)

Full contact sparring, weapon sparring (long and short weapons), bare-hands vs. armed assailant, reality-based self-defense scenarios – that is Practical Hung Kyun Gathering, a community event of our school, inspired by the Dog Brothers Gatherings.

Check out a video from the first PHK Gathering in one of our Czech branch schools, PHK Jihlava, led by my long-time student Michal Hink. Continue reading

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The World of Hung Kyun (Chinese Documentary with English Subtitles)

The World of Hung Kyun (Chinese Documentary with English Subtitles)

The World of Hung Kyun (Hung Kyun Tin Ha) featuring Grand Master Lam Chun Fai, his son Oscar Lam, and his disciples.

Grand Master speaks about Hung Ga history, his father Grand Master Lam Jou, and his Grand Uncle, Grand Master Lam Sai Wing, training in the old days and today, as well as various Hung Ga sets.  Continue reading

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Hung Ga Weapon Sparring and Fencing

Hung Ga Weapon Sparring and Fencing

Q: Sifu, I have noticed that your Hung Ga school is also training weapon sparring. Can you post some videos of your Practical Hung Kyun’s weapon sparring, and maybe few tips, too?

Arno K.

A: As for weapons training, our school doesn’t train only sets or sparring sets, but also sparring drills and free fencing. Two fundamental weapons of our Practical Hung Kyun curriculum with specific sparring program are long pole and saber (adapted to short stick/baton). Continue reading

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