This unique book offers a comprehensive and practical introduction to kung fu and all the other aspects of Shaolin wisdom. An inspirational read, it shows how kung fu and other Shaolin arts can bring you health, vitality, and spiritual joy. It includes many practical exercises and meditation techniques and provides a fascinating history of various styles of kung fu, how kung fu patterns and sets are constructed, and the strategies for victory developed. This is a seminal guide which will be invaluable to everyone interested in martial arts, meditation, stress management, healing, and spiritual development.Although the two-sectional staff can be carried about conveniently, its combat functions are simple and few; thus it is not as ... Using the three- sectional staff is difficult, but using the three-sectional whip is even more demanding. ... With a rod you can smash your opponent if you strike hard, but to cut him or her into pieces - something you will be unlikely to want to do - you would need a blade weapon.
|Title||:||The Art of Shaolin Kung Fu|
|Author||:||Wong Kiew Kit|
|Publisher||:||Tuttle Publishing - 2002-11-15|