Chinese Military Tests and Exams

Chinese military strength test stoneDear Practical Hung Kyun Newsletter subscriber,

Please download an interesting historical account about Chinese military exams in late Ching dynasty. The tests consisted of archery, horse riding, heavy weapon mastery (usually Gwaan Dou) and heavy stone lifting.

Yes, heavy stone lifting! Actually, one of my Masters likes to say: “If you are not deadlifting, you are not training”.

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The message is clear – fighters need to be STRONG! 

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