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The Mystery of Lam Sai Wing’s “Seven Stars Continuous Smashing Strikes”

The Mystery of Lam Sai Wing's "Seven Stars Continuous Smashing Strikes"

  • “Long Bridges” techniques in “Tiger Crane Double Form Set” (Fu How Seung Ying Kyun) come from “Buddhist Family Arhat Style/Set” (Fat Ga Lo Hon Kyun) – including the “Seven Stars Continuous Smashing Strikes” (Chat Sing Lin Waan Kau)
  • Vast majority of “Five Elements” boxing techniques from the “Five Animals and Five Elements Set” (Ng Ying Ng Hang Kyun) are virtually the same as in today’s Hap Kyun
  • We have a photo of Lam Sai Wing, performing “Wing-Flap Hand” (Pok Yik Sau) technique, which is not found in any today’s Hung Kyun set. The article mentions “Seven Stars Continuous Smashing Strikes” as one of the special methods of Wong Yan Lam’s disciple, Hap Kyun’s Wong Mun Wing (Wong Hon Wing) – read the article here
  •  …and now, we have acquired a rare article series about Lam Sai Wing’s “Seven Stars Continuous Smashing Strikes [Set?]”, which btw. includes a drawing of the Pok Yik Sau – plus few other typical Hap Kyun techniques!

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Wong Fei Hung’s “Seven Stars Continuous Smashing Strikes” [Rare Video]

Wong Fei Hung's "Seven Stars Continuous Smashing Strikes" [Rare Video]

Hung Ga’s “Seven Stars Continuous Smashing Strikes” (Chat Sing Lin Waan Kau) is a famous “long Bridge” boxing combination from “Tiger & Crane Double Forms” Set. It was supposedly #7 of Wong Fei Hung’s „Ten Lethal Bare Hand Techniques“ (Sap Duk Sau).

The techniques of “Seven  Stars Continuous Smashing Strikes” are:

  • „Throw Balls in Waves“, also called “One Star Throwing Punch”
  • “Water Wawe Throwing Strike”, also called “Two Stars Throwing Punch”
  • „Whirlwind Smashes Waves“ , also called “Continuous Smashing and Covering”
  • “Great Immortal Lifts Pot”, also called “Continuous Lifting Uppercut”
  • “Thrust Punch from Sleeves”, also called “Arrow Punch Under Armpit”

Check out a rare video from an old Wong Fei Hung movie (1956) featuring this famous combo: Continue reading

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