This is the first kungfu book by a Shaolin grandmaster, Sifu Wong Kiew Kit, who has become a legend. It gives a comprehensive introduction to Shaolin Kungfu. Wong Kiew Kit was born in and started his training of Shaolin when he was ten. He started with Kung Fu and Lion Dancing under Shaolin teacher Lai Chin. It is a matter of perspective. I would view kungfu in this way. Kungfu as a mutifaceted martial art, has three levels of attainment. The lowest level.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Paul Davis marked it as to-read Jan 07, Depth Chargz marked it as to-read Apr 02, These three levels of attainment in kungfu are not necessarily progressive.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I understand that Kungfu, a multifaceted system, is a system of combat, and hence dominant and superior combat power is its highest priority.

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Dominic marked it as to-read Jan 17, All the three levels are integrated and trained simultaneously. It says “One example involves a Shaolin monastery in Fujian Province. No trivia or quizzes yet. Blake Brownrigg rated it liked it Aug 28, From Kkt, the free encyclopedia. Although this assertion has been repeated many times, and claimants from three locations Quanzhou, Putian, and Klt have each made a case for their location, none of the claimants has been able to provide much evidence to support their claims.


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Hence, some styles of kungfu may be only physical and external, without any internal force training; they may not contribute to health and vitality but if they can be combat efficient, they mung kungfu. Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Shaolin Kung Fu.

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John marked it as to-read Mar 25, At the apex, which happens to only rare masters, the exponent attains the highest spiritual fulfillment, called variously as return to God, unity with the Great Void, or enlightenment. Although I consider this level higher than that of combat efficiency, it is not fundamental i. To ask other readers questions about Introduction to Shaolin Kung Fuplease sign up.

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Oct 24, William Anastacio rated it it was amazing. Leonard Lackinger rated it it was amazing Mar 03, According to Wong’s biography, he became Lai Chin Wah’s best disciple. Mimicry is Not the Path to Mastery.


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Published December 31st by Paul Crompton first published November Jean-pierre Moran marked it as to-read Aug 16, Dennis De Vries rated it really liked it May 21, Thomas Dyhr rated it liked it Apr 13, Bab rated it it was amazing Dec 05, Wong Kew Kit is a grandmaster in the tradition of the mythical Southern Shaolin Monastery in Chinawhich should not be confused with the more commonly known Shaolin Monastery in Henan Province. Retrieved 22 May