An excellent series of tutorial DVD's on one of the most fascinating and effective aspects
of the Shaolin arts:
|Shaolin 5 Animal
Shaolin Five Animal Imitation and Sixteen Techniques Style
In the sprit of five animals, the movements of roosters, horses, and tigers are emphasized. Adopting the fighting techniques
of the five animals-the peck of the rooster, the kick of the horse, the crouch of the tiger, the jump of the rabbit, and the
twist of the dragon, created this style. Sixteen hand-Skills, step-skills and kick-skills were established basing on them
.The change of the techniques is hidden in the coordination of the imitation. The movements are forceful, agile, and practical
in combat. Click picture for more info.
Shaolin Tiger Boxing
Brief Introduction: Tiger
Boxing is a kind of animal-imitation boxing, which is powerful and abrupt, as if a tiger runs down a hill. The hands are always
formed as tiger claws. Your will leads your Qi (internal energy) to the finger tops. Keep your hands, eyes, body and steps
well coordinated. Move quickly. Your play should show the tiger's powerfulness. Click picture for more info and to buy.
Shaolin Dragon Fist
Dragon Fist belongs to the Shaolin 8 animal-imitation series. The
animals usually imitated are rooster, sparrow, horse, buffalo, tiger, rabbit, snake, and dragon. In Chinese mythology, dragon is formlessly agile and changeable, and so this dragon-imitation
hand form is characterized by changing movements.
E-book from the Shaolin online library:
Lam Sai Wing "GUNG GEE FOOK FU KUEN" - e-BOOK in ADOBE PDF
The book scrutinizes an old canonical form (the Tao) of the Southern Shaolin Kung Fu, the "Gung Gee Fook Fu". According
to the legend, the founder of the Hung Gar Kung Fu style, Hung Tziguan studied this form under the tutorship of Southern Shaolin's
best fighter, a Master of the Tiger Style Chzi Shan. The quintessence of Southern Shaolin Kung Fu School. This TAO includes
main basic techniques and fighting methods of Southern Shaolin Tiger Style, one of the most effective hand-to-hand system
of Chinese Fighting Kung Fu. Click picture (top left) to download.
Animal Style Kung Fu Books
Five-Animal Frolics Qi Gong