KUNG FU


Kung Fu can be translated as "skill cultivated through time and effort." In English speaking countries, it has become synonymous with traditional Chinese martial arts, but in Chinese the term is also used in contexts completely unrelated to martial arts, and can refer to any individual skill. While Wushu is the more precise term for martial activities, in the Western world it is generally used to refer to contemporary exhibition and sport fighting, while Kung Fu is used to describe the older, more traditional arts.


NATURAL STYLE KUNG FU


Zi Ran Men (Natural Style) training consists of three primary components, which are physical training, fighting techniques and conditioning. Combined, these components serve to enhance the health of the body and mind. Students are taught particular forms and follow certain rules. Initially, the movements are often awkward or difficult, but over time they progress to being instinctive and natural. When this level of comprehension is reached, the student can fight successfully and apply the techniques without thinking, as if following the rules of nature. In this way, movements are swift and unpredictable, the mind is free from thought or hesitation, and power manifests effortlessly.


SIX HARMONY BOXING


Liu He Men (Six Harmony Style) combines soft and hard, internal and external techniques. It is based on the theory of six synchronizations: cultivating the essence, energy, and spirit internally, while exercising the hands, eyes and the body externally. It consists of basic strength and flexibility training, and the study of several Shaolin Liu He Men barehand and weapon form sets. Eventually, the student can successfully apply the techniques in actual combat.

Liu He Men was the style practiced by Grandmaster Wan Lai Sheng before he took up Zi Ran Men, and he continued its development as his knowledge of martial arts deepened. Eventually, Wan Lai Sheng built a core curriculum of Liu He Men forms that he thought was most effective for developing skills as a martial artist. In this way, Grandmaster Wan's Liu He Men curriculum could be seen as the basic foundation for the study of all martial arts. He said, "All Kung Fu requires understanding of the the six harmonies (Liu He). Without understanding it, your Kung Fu will not be solid."


TRAINING


Liu He Men
Six Harmony Fist (Liuhequan)
Green Dragon Fist (Qinglongquan)
Black Tiger Fist (Heihuchuan)
Mother Son Interlocking Fist (Zimulianquan)
Eight Hook Step Sparring Fist (Babugou)
Six Harmony Sparring Fist (Liuheduilianquan)
Joint Locking & Seizing Techniques (Liuheqingna)
Liu He Broadsword (Dao)
Liu He Straightsword (Jian)
Lie He Staff (Gun)
Liu He Spear (Qiang)

Shaolin Louhan Men Dafa (Advanced Techniques of Free Sparring)
Eight Inner and Outer Striking Techniques (Neibada Waibada)
Eight Inner and Outer Kicking Techniques (Neibatui Waibatui)
Eight Hidden Strikes (Anbada)
Eight Open Strikes (Mingbada)

Internal Martial Arts
Zi Ran Men Qigong (Natural Style Breathing Exercises)










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