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Practical Hung Kyun Application of “Double Dragons Plays with Pearl”

Practical Hung Kyun Application of “Double Dragons Plays with Pearl”

You have seen it in the movies: Weird hand movement, supposedly imitating “Dragon Claws”, a fancy movie technique other martial arts or combat sports make fun of.  Until…

Check out a practical application of this seemingly “flowery” pattern called “Double Dragons Plays with Pearl” (Seung Lung Hei Jyu). Indeed it has a very practical combat usage, both in stand up fighting as well as on the ground.

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Traditional Southern Siu Lam Wrestling Techniques: “Double Dragons Embrace the Moon”

Southern Siu Lam Hung Ga Kyun Wrestling

Check out one of the traditional Southern Chinese martial arts wrestling techniques, “Double Dragons Embrace the Moon” (Seung Lung Bou Yut).

The drawing and the original text comes from an old boxing manual titled The Essence of Boxing Art (Kyun Seut Jing Wa) from my collection of old books.

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