Does Hung Ga Kyun have a Wooden Dummy (Muk Yan Jong)? The answer is – it depends.
We have already revealed a traditional Hung Ga Kyun Wooden Dummy in one of our previous articles… kind of, so our regular readers already know.
Let us expand the answer: If a Hung Ga practitioner uses whatever Wooden Dummy, it becomes Hung Kyun Muk Yan Jong. Folks, it is a tool, and if used correctly, it might be very useful tool, not only to condition your palms, fists, and “Bridge Hands” (Kiu Sau). Continue reading
Rare video of Grand Master Chan Hon Chung performing the famous “Tiger and Crane Double Form Set” of Hung Ga Kyun.
The footage comes from an old French documentary. Continue reading
Our Man Mou Publishing is proud to announce a new ebook release – special collector’s edition of Chan Hon Chung’s Tiger and Crane Double Form Set Manual!
Many masters consider Fu Hok Seung Ying to be a complete system on its own. As the famous saying goes: “Combination of Tiger and Crane has no enemy in the world!” (Fu Hok Hap Yat, Tin Ha Mou Dik).
“Tiger and Crane Double Form Set” has been the subject of numerous books, the first being a classic “Lam Sai Wing’s” manual written by Jyu Yuk Jai, Grand Master Lam’s disciple.
Legendary New Martial Hero Magazine has published in 1970s a rare photo series of Grand Master Chan Hon Chung, performing the “Tiger and Crane Double Form Set”. Today we have the honor to bring you a complete and restored edition of all photos (plus bonuses). Continue reading
The “Plum Blossom Set” (Mui Fa Kyun) is a short and a very popular form, taught in many lineages and schools of Hung Kyun as the first, beginner’s/introductory form.
According to the legend, it comes from the Abbess “Five Plums” (Ng Mui Si Taai), one of the famous “Five Patriarchs of Siulam” (Siulam Ng Jou). In modern history, the oldest mention of this form can be found with master Pun Gwai Yat, a student of grandmasters Lam Sai Wing and Lam Jou, who taught this form to many of his students and peers.
One of the great promoters of the “Plum Blossom Set” was among others grandmaster Chan Hon Chung (1909-1991), a famous Hung Kyun master and a long-time chairman of the Hong Kong Chinese Martial Arts Association (please read more about Grand Master Chan in an excellent book Hung Ga Story: Me and Master Chan Hon Chung available for download HERE). Continue reading