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  • This unique book, by a celebrated Grandmaster, is a complete and comprehensive introduction to Kung Fu and all other aspects of ancient Shaolin wisdom.

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Binding Paperback
Publisher Vermilion
Country of Origin UK
Number of Pages 215
Pubilcation Date 2001

Product details

-- THIS IS A SECOND-HAND BOOK--

  • Kung Fu Book
  • by Wong Kiew Kit
  • Classic Shaolin Book
  • Second Hand book
  • Great read

The Art of Shaolin Kung Fu Description

The Art of Shaolin Kung Fu is the ultimate guide to Kung Fu, from theory to practical application. This unique martial arts book, by a renowned Grandmaster, is a complete and comprehensive introduction to Kung Fu and all other aspects of ancient Shaolin wisdom. You will learn the ancient art of the Shaolin monks from the famous Shaolin monastery. It will prove invaluable to everyone interested in martial arts, chi kung, and meditation, showing how Kung Fu and other Shaolin arts can bring you health, vitality, mental focus, and spiritual joy. Chapters include: What is Kung Fu?-Four Aspects of Kung Fu; The Importance of Force Training; Application for Combat and Daily Living; Kung Fu Philosophy for Deeper Understanding; The Benefits of Kung Fu The Historical Development of Chinese Martial Arts-Kung Fu in Prehistoric and Ancient Times; The Glorious Han and Tang; The Modern Period From Shaolin to Taijiquan-Shaolin Kung Fu; The Various Styles of Taijiquan; Soft and Hard, Internal and External A Comparative Study of Kung Fu-Contrasting Shaolin and Wudang Kung Fu; Xingyi Kung Fu and Taoist Concepts; Tanglangquan or Praying Mantis Kung Fu; The Spread of Southern Kung Fu Defining Aims and Objectives-Setting Aims for Kung Fu Training; Personal Objectives; Course Objectives The Foundation of Shaolin Kung Fu-Inheritance from Past Masters; Various Shaolin Hand Forms; Basic Shaolin Patterns From Form to Combat Application-The Four Directions of Attack; The Principles of Effective Combat; Specific Techniques Against Kicks Combat Sequences and Set Practice-Relieving Injuries Sustained in Sparring; Composing Your Own Kung Fu Sets Shaolin Five Animals-Understanding Characteristics and Essence; The Five-Animal Set; The Names of the Five-Animal Patterns Five-Animal Combination Set-How to Improve Combat Efficiency; Spacing and Timing in Combat The Internal Force of Shaolin Kung Fu-The Relationship Between Technique and Force; The Compassionate Art of Qin-Na; The Internal Force of Tiger Claw Tactics and Strategies-Using Continuous Attack Effectively; A Tactic to Distract Your Opponent; Selecting Strategies to Suit Particular Situations Classical Kung Fu Weapons-Staffs; Whips, Knives and Other Weapons; Light and Heavy Weapons Understanding and Developing Chi-The Various Genres of Chi Kung; Lohan Embracing Buddha; Abdominal Breathing Shaolin Kung Fu and Zen-Culitvating Heart, Nourishing Nature; Bodhidharma and Taoism in Zen The Shaolin Way to Enlightenment-Attaining a Focused Mind; Meditation to Train Awareness; Shaolin Kung Fu for Spiritual Development

 

'On the Back' of The Art of Shaolin Kung Fu

This is the ultimate guide to Kung Fu, from theory to practical application
This unique book, by a celebrated Grandmaster, is a complete and comprehensive introduction to Kung Fu and all other aspects of ancient Shaolin wisdom. It will prove invaluable to everyone interested in martial arts, chi kung and meditation, showing how Kung Fu and other Shaolin arts can bring you health, vitality, mental focus and spiritual joy. It includes:

  • A comparative history of the various forms of Kung Fu
  • An in-depth study of all important aspects of Shaolin Kung Fu, including the construction of Kung Fu patterns and sets, the training of internal force, traditional Kung Fu weapons and strategies for victory
  • Practical exercises and meditation techniques
  • Stories of Shaolin wisdom and healing

Wong Kiew Kit has practised and taught Shaolin arts for more than 30 years and has over 2,000 students. He is the fourth generation successor of monk Jiang Nan of the Shaolin Monastery and Grandmaster of Shaolin Wahnam Kung Fu Institute. He is the author of several books on oriental wisdom including The Art of Chi Kung. The Complete Book of Zen, The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chan and Chi Kung for Health and Vitality.

 

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