For the last 100 years, the Order of Shaolin Ch'an has worked quietly to presierve the traditions, philosophy, and arts of the Order in the United States of America. since 1970, Shaolin and its martial arts have increasingly become a focal point of popular culture. Misinformation and disinformation have anchored this growing notoriety. In contrast, this volume stives to accurately share what is spiritually meaningful and martially significant about Shaolin. The living authors are Shaolin monks who wish to remain anonymous, but who put the book together largely from written records and orally transmitted teachings from three Shaolin priests, all of whom passed away in the 1970's. The were Li En Huo, Hua Ling P'o, and Ben Ch'i Lo.The crane sweep (forward sweep) is done from a low snake creeps down posture with your hands on the ground. You use your hands to help ... However, the thin skin of the shin makes this technique potentially painful to the user as well as the swept. For that reason, crane ... Here, the bulky calf musclea functioning much like a large pada makes contact with the opponenta#39;s leg. The iron broom is also anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Shaolin Grandmasters' Text|
|Publisher||:||Tuttle Pub - 2004|