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Hardcover Collector's Edition Book in Full Color

China and Hong Kong's Hakka Mantis Kungfu

Hakka Mantis:
Pictorial Book of Boxing Postures and Maxims

Available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million,
and other online fine booksellers!
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This book is fantastic...In depth from history, philosophy, to practices and theory...
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Book Details:

  • Hardcover
  • Standard Full Color
  • 130 pages
  • 85+ Photographs
  • English Language
  • Library archive quality
  • and more!

English language. USA Grandteacher Lam Sang's first and second generation disciples.   Kwongsai Jook Lum Temple Southern Praying Mantis Kungfu.




  • China’s Jook Lum Bamboo Forest Temples
  • Boxing Transmission
  • Lineage
  • Intent - Warrior Spirit
  • Rooting
  • Centering
  • Center and Sink
  • Gin Foon Mark Sifu
  • Body Posture
  • Whole Body Power
  • Forward Momentum

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  • Mor Shu: Grinding
  • Gwak Shu: Sweeping
  • Choc Shu: Opening
  • Sai Shu: Roller Arm
  • Sic Shu: Eating Hand
  • Jik Shu: Slicing Hand
  • Pak Sao: Palm Heel
  • Lop Shu: Grabbing
  • Gop Shu: Clasping

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  • Jek Shu: Phoenix Eye
  • Bao Zhang: Palm
  • Bil Jee: Fingers
  • Ping Shu: Flicking
  • Jung Shu: Uppercut
  • Chop Shu: Poking
  • Gow Choy: Fists
  • Jang Shu: Elbows
  • Han Shu: Forearm

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  • Form & Function
  • Physical Traits
  • Body Weapons
  • Centerline Theory
  • Spring Power
  • Feeling Hand
  • Lik and Ging Power
  • Dead & Live Power
  • Footwork
  • Hands Are Doors
  • 1 Arm - 3 Hands
  • Strike Until Red
  • Mantis Tactics
  • Sticky Hand
  • Feeling Hand
  • Bridging, Range, Distance
  • Solo Training
  • Paired Training
  • Vital Point Training
  • Hakka Maxim
  • And More!

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The Bamboo Temple Chinese Benevolent Association presents this concise and essential book of boxing postures, maxims, and proverbs featuring the first and second generation disciples of the late USA Grandteacher Lam Sang.


Study the maxims and proverbs for a complete understanding and ability in your Hakka boxing.


Just stand in front of the mirror for 5 minutes and mold your shape into each of the elder's Mantis postures shown. One posture a day until you have trained them all exactly as you see the Sifu do them in this book, will improve your Mantis immensely.


This is a rare Southern Mantis Kungfu treatise. Get your copy today. Add this genuine Southern Mantis Kungfu treasure to your library now!


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About Us

Southern Mantis Press is a POD publisher of books, DVDs, eBooks, and various media and printed matter related to Kwongsai, Chu Gar and Iron Ox Southern Praying Mantis Kungfu. Our books are distributed by Ingram Book Company, the largest book wholesale distributor in the world. Distribution partners include Baker & Taylor,, Barnes & Noble, Gardners and Bertrams among others.

What We Do

Preserving and Promoting Kwongsai Bamboo Forest Temple, Chu Gar and Iron Ox Southern Praying Mantis through an ongoing
"hands on" Survey of the origins, history and practices in China for more than a decade!

Publishing electronic and printed media promoting and teaching Hakka Praying Mantis and Unicorn Culture!

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