What Style

What CMA do you take ( mulitiple Choices are allowed)

  • Praying Mantis ( Northern & Southern )

    Votes: 13 15.1%
  • Wing Chun

    Votes: 17 19.8%
  • Eagle Claw

    Votes: 6 7.0%
  • Hung Gar

    Votes: 15 17.4%
  • Monkey

    Votes: 2 2.3%
  • Choy Li Fut

    Votes: 7 8.1%
  • Tai Chi Chuan

    Votes: 25 29.1%
  • Pa Kwa

    Votes: 14 16.3%
  • White Crane

    Votes: 6 7.0%
  • Other ( please list what style in your post )

    Votes: 24 27.9%

  • Total voters
    86
  • Poll closed .
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white mantis

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Hi White Mantis here again, Just wondering what CMA you guys and gals study here and post why below. I do northern 7 Star Praying mantis kung Fu because of it's mercilesslis attacks.
 

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I've studied Wing Chun and Tai Chi... among other non CMA's :asian:
Why? Because it was available to me at the time. :idunno:
 

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I study taiji and 7 star preying mantis. I've allways studied CMA but mantis only the last several years.

7sm
 
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7starmantis said:
I study taiji and 7 star preying mantis. I've allways studied CMA but mantis only the last several years.

7sm


Hung Gar, but very interested in any Southern systems, especially from a five animal base. Shuai Chiao is also an interest.

Mike
 

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I study Shaolin Long Fist Kung Fu, which incorporates some Eagle Claw, Praying Mantis etc. I love doing this because I feel its a very practical system, hardly any flashy moves and good for self defence. We of course do weapons and I enjoy doing weapons forms. But there are so many other Martial Arts I would love to study such as Aikido, more Chin Na, Wushu and Wing chun, to name but a few!
 
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I study Lung Shou Pai, Dragon Claw style. It's a family style that grew out of the Five Animals, with some other influences thrown in. It's the only kung fu taught in my area, but I even if there were other options, I'd stick with it.
 

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I study Sil-Lum Kung-Fu. I initially picked this style because it was the only kung fu offered in my area but I have grown to love it because it allows one many different fighting styles to choose from different fighting styles (Crane, Leopard, Tiger, Snake, and Dragon) We also study a little praying mantis and emperors long fist but not untill upper ranks. :asian:
 

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I'm not taking classes at the moment, I don't think we're having any either since our teacher moved back to his home country of Taiwan. But when I was, we were learning Yang style tai chi and northern Shaolin long fist kung fu.
 

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I do both Shaolin and Tai Chi. I'm not very good at either, but that's just a matter of semantics.
 
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Seems we have a lot of Tai Chi People here. Not thats a bad thing :uhyeah:
 

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Sunburst Natural Fist System Sil-Lum Kung-fu
- 5 Animal Style, Praying Mantis/Monkey
- Yang Style Short Form Tai Chi Chuan
 

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I should have mentioned that kung fu was the primary style for the classes I was in. The majority of our time was spent learning that. Tai chi was secondary. Our teacher was trying to give us as many of the kung fu forms as he could, and there were a *lot* of them, we probably barely scratched the surface of what the style contains, so he focused on that. He did want everyone to learn tai chi, too, but the emphasis was definitely on the kung fu, not the tai chi.
 
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Palusut said:
Sunburst Natural Fist System Sil-Lum Kung-fu
- 5 Animal Style, Praying Mantis/Monkey
- Yang Style Short Form Tai Chi Chuan


Palusut, is your five animals through Ark Wong?

Mike
 

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Hi Mike,

Respectfully, I do not know the percentage of what came from the late Ark Wong.

The name of our system is Sunburst Natural Fist System ("Tai Yang Tzu Jan Men"). The name of our founder is GM Rick Ward.

GM Ward also is the 36th Patriarch of the Emperor's Long Fist System which he received from Dr. David E. Kash, who was a direct student of Ark Wong.

Previously before studying with Dr. Kash, GM Ward studied under Master Allan Woods in Sil-Lum Kung-fu and he also studied under GM Norman Pedlahore as well.

Best regards,

Palusut
 

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Sil Lum Hak Fu Muhn (Shaolin Black Tiger) and Hung Fut.

I do both styles because i'm learning from each of the styles current Grandmasters ,plus i'm getting old school training ,and i love old school training.

Plus Black Tiger and Hung Fut fit me perfectly.

jeff:)
 

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Palusut said:
Hi Mike,

Respectfully, I do not know the percentage of what came from the late Ark Wong.

The name of our system is Sunburst Natural Fist System ("Tai Yang Tzu Jan Men"). The name of our founder is GM Rick Ward.

GM Ward also is the 36th Patriarch of the Emperor's Long Fist System which he received from Dr. David E. Kash, who was a direct student of Ark Wong.

Previously before studying with Dr. Kash, GM Ward studied under Master Allan Woods in Sil-Lum Kung-fu and he also studied under GM Norman Pedlahore as well.

Best regards,

Palusut

Hey man I too study at one of the schools headed by GM Rick Ward. I study at Foothills Kung Fu. Which school do you study at? This is cool to find someone studies under the same system and GM. Small world after all I guess. lol
 

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KungFuWarrior said:
Hey man I too study at one of the schools headed by GM Rick Ward. I study at Foothills Kung Fu. Which school do you study at? This is cool to find someone studies under the same system and GM. Small world after all I guess. lol
Palusut and KungFuWarrior, me too! I'm at the Mountain City school. :)
 
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Gilor

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I'm learning Pangai-noon!
It rocks! Uechi-ryu sucks, it's just more aggresive and less stable.

The old Chinese Pangai-noon is more about inner energy and chi.

Pangai-noon is a combination of the Crane, Dragon and Tiger Arts, it's combining them all into one great art.
 
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Mark Weiser

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I am training with an Instructor out of Canada in Shaolin Kung Fu just started this week.
 

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Northern 7 Star Praying Mantis

-I spent a long time trying to get my work schedule in order so I could get back into the martial arts again. I was a slug for far too long. Well, I'm still working on the schedule thing, but I spent awhile looking at martial art schools in my area. I also did a little net surfing on different styles. I don't even remember what sparked my interest in Praying Mantis, perhaps it was here, cause I've been visiting this website for a year. So, I found a school nearby that has a fairly flexible schedule, very accomodating to the work schedule. Did a little more research on the style, liked the fact that it was well rounded, and checked out the school itself. I signed up that first night, which I know some may consider a sin, but I felt very comfortable there, and the Sifu is awesome. Everyone is very helpful, the senior students have proven to me that there is something to this style, and the conditioning is wonderful. Need I say more?


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