This is the first kungfu book by a Shaolin grandmaster, Sifu Wong Kiew Kit, who has become a legend. It gives a comprehensive introduction to Shaolin Kungfu. Wong Kiew Kit was born in and started his training of Shaolin when he was ten. He started with Kung Fu and Lion Dancing under Shaolin teacher Lai Chin. It is a matter of perspective. I would view kungfu in this way. Kungfu as a mutifaceted martial art, has three levels of attainment. The lowest level.

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Introduction to Shaolin Kung Fu by Wong Kiew Kit

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Wong founded the Shaolin Wahnam Institute in in order to teach what have been called Shaolin arts to the public. During the nineteenth century, Wonf and Earth Society documents referred to a southern Shaolin monastery in Fujian Province from whence so-called southern Shaolin martial arts styles such as Hong Quan reportedly originated.


This is a Chinese name ; the family name is Wong. Add a Comment Cancel reply. Jimi rated it really liked it Sep 12, Sangapal marked it as to-read May 05, Hiwa added it Nov 14, Ivo marked it as to-read Dec 22, Hence, some styles of kungfu may be only physical and external, without any internal force training; they wonv not contribute to health and vitality but if they can be combat efficient, they are kungfu.

Retrieved from ” https: With this ,ung of attainment, the kungfu exponent has radiant health and vitality for his daily work and play. Craig Greenbush added it Apr 07, The intermediate level is internal force training.

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Kungfu as a mutifaceted martial art, has three levels of attainment. Mrugesh marked it as to-read May 03, These three levels of attainment in kungfu are not necessarily progressive.

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John marked it as to-read Mar 25, I would mit kungfu in this way. In other words, it is not necessary for an exponent to be proficient at one level before progressing to the next.

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Published December 31st by Paul Crompton first published November Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Shaolin Kung Fu. Retrieved 22 May Paul Davis marked it as to-read Jan 07, Although this assertion has been repeated many times, and claimants from three locations Quanzhou, Putian, and Fuxing have each made a case for their location, none of the claimants has been able to provide much evidence to support their claims.

I understand that Kungfu, a multifaceted system, is a system of combat, and hence dominant and superior combat power is its highest priority. Paul Fells rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Nigel Carrick added it Aug 03, Dennis De Vries rated it really liked it May 21, Regions and individual arts gives the stories of a Southern temple as an example of the unverifiable claims often made for the establishment of Chinese martial art styles.