Among more than Kung Fu styles, Chow Gar Southern Praying Mantis stands out for its power and subtlety. It includes self-defence, health maintenance . The Chu family branch attributes its art to Chu Fook-To, who created Southern Praying Mantis as a fighting style for opponents of. Close in Fighting Skills of Chow Gar Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. For the very first time an in- depth.

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Views Read Edit View history. Covered so much on gungs, ribs, throat, Conditioning, chongs, pad work, fitness, forms, weapons. Manti Naam taught the style to many people in the region and one of his students was Wong Fook Go.

Poon Dojo Martial Arts School. These were no hold barred contest and took place in Hong Kong and in UK.

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It is an aggressive style with prayjng on close range fighting. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use gqr Privacy Policy. Lee Siem See would travel to Southern China and spread the art amongst the general population. He worked hard to teach and promote this style. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Accommodation was no real problem as Grand master Yip Shui wanted Paul to stay in his Hong Kong home, so that He could be under the Grand master guidance 24 hours a day.

This also includes Grandmasters students who have been an inspiration to his training. One of his favorite training method was to practise with 30 to 60 LB iron rings on his wrist while he perform his forms.


Last month Instigate recorded the stick fighting competition of Sifu Paul Whitrod for further material on ShockHands This project appears destined for crowd-funding, in order to bring it to completion, but I see parallels as to why it is possible!

Chow Gar Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu

Sigung Manuel Manyis also continues teaching in Ventura, California area. This project appears destined siuthern crowd-funding, in order to bring it to completion, but I see parallels as to why it is possible! These masters are all members of the Hakka community and the transmission of this remained within this community until the generation of Lau Shui and Lum Wing-Fay.

The system is carried forward by the students and grand students of Hsiung. The lineage of Wong Yook Kong is continued by his two sons: Styles of Chinese martial arts List of Chinese martial arts. Initially, he would teach his system only to members of the Hakka community.

He still goes to Hong Kong regularly keeping his roots strong and paying respects to the late Grandmaster Yip Shui and his family members who are also involved in training. Check date values in: The name and type of form will vary between branches. Archived from the original on More contemporary earthbending is instead based on the Hung Ga style.

Southern Praying Mantis

Oral traditions suggested that Lau oraying Wong and was soundly defeated by Wong. He was acknowledged by both the Chow Gar and the Chu Gar practitioners as the founding teacher of the system in the modern era.

Yip Shui died in This system is known for its short power methods, and has aspects of both internal and external techniques. He shows off his style, complete with a long training sequence, in the Shaw Brothers movie Invincible Shaolin Cheung eventually moved to Hong Kong.


A common antecedent can be surmised from the same traditional region of origin, the popularity amongst the Hakka community, a reference to praying mantis, similar training forms such as Sarm Bo Jin Chinese: Time flew by and paying we knew it we had to be on suthern way back home Lau Soei was friends with the a member of the Chu family. Very quick clip of a small amount of the training yesterday.

Chow Gar Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu – Chow Gar Kung Fu

The association of the term ” Praying Mantis” with the style is also controversial. The traditions of the Chow Gar and Kwong Sai Jook Lum branches each maintain that their respective founders Chow Ah-Nam and Som Dot created their styles after witnessing a praying mantis fight and defeat a bird.

I would like to thank Paul Whitrod Shifu, for the amazing classes and his warm hospitality!! Then the reporter asked him “Who is your master? Over the last decade, actively instructing the art there was late sifu James Cama grand-student of Lam Sang through Robert Lee.

Information prior to the turn of the century is speculative at best. Som Dot Iron Ox style: These skills are developed by utilizing a range of training techniques which have been developed over several centuries. Lam Sang died in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

He stayed with the system for 1.