Kung Fu Elements

Liang, Shou-Yu & Wu, Wen-Ching

Published by Way of the Dragon Publishing, 2001
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Stated first printing of hard to find, quintessential, out of print Wushu training manual. Includes: Classifications of Wushu styles, history, philosophy, kicking techniques, Sanshou fighting applications, grappling (Qiunna) techniques, glossary, etc. 512 pages with illustrations. Dustjacket, protected by mylar cover, is bright & unclipped. Binding tight & square. Blue cloth boards w/gilt stamped titles & illustrations of fighters; clean & straight. Text clean & unmarked. Lovely copy. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Kung Fu Elements is the Wushu training manual that martial artists have long awaited. It is the first of its kind in the English language. It contains the essence and elements of both Internal and External Styles of Wushu. It is an invaluable training reference for any instructor or serious student of any style of martial arts! This book contains seven chapters, plus an extensive glossary, including:

*Classifications of Wushu styles, history, and philosophy
*Traditional methods for building a strong foundation
*Techniques for developing powerful kicks
*Sanshou fighting applications and combinations
*Effective uses of grappling (Qinna) and takedown (Shuaijiao) techniques
*Iron Sand Palm training and Cavity Press (Dianxue)
*Internal Strength, Light Body, and many other Kung Fu attainment methods
*A Glossary of Wushu styles, practitioners, and terms

Kung Fu Elements includes the training methods used by ancient Wushu masters to achieve great heights. With this book at your finger tips and your desire to excel, you too can achieve great heights in your martial arts training!

About the Author: Shou-Yu Liang was born in Sichuan in 1942. At age 6, he began his Wushu and Qigong training. He is a recipient of the prestigious Coach of Excellence award by the Chinese government. In his youth, he received many gold medals in provincial and national Wushu, Shuaijiao, and weight lifting competitions. He has written over 20 books and videos about Chinese martial arts and Qigong.

Wen-Ching Wu was born in Taiwan in 1964. He is a prominent practitioner of Internal and External Styles of Wushu, and Qigong. He was an Internal and External Wushu Grandchampion; his accomplishments are included in the book, "China's Contemporary Wushu Masters". He has written and published over 15 books and videos about Chinese martial arts and Qigong.

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Title: Kung Fu Elements
Publisher: Way of the Dragon Publishing
Publication Date: 2001
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition

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