One of the few modern Chinese martial arts derived from actual military combat experience, Eagle Claw Kung Fu is a powerful system featuring advanced locking–hand moves perfected over centuries of civil conflict in China. Kung Fu and tai chi master Leung Shum brings this timeless art to today's practitioners, going beneath the veneer of gymnastic athleticism for which the style is known, and revealing many of its essential secrets and insider tips. Shum explains the fundamentals of Eagle Claw Kung Fu, including:StretchingStances and FootworkConnecting StancesHandworkHow to Form the Eagle ClawKickingWaist Training and GymnasticsGroup ExercisesFormsWeaponsAnd Self Defense ExercisesHundreds of striking photographs augment Shum's masterful text, creating the ultimate guide to Eagle Claw Kung Fu.
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Published December 4, 2001
by Tuttle Publishing.
Sports & Outdoors.