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Hardcover Collector's Edition Book in Full Color

China and Hong Kong's Hakka Mantis Kungfu

Chu Gar Gao:
Hakka Southern Praying Mantis

Available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million,
and other online fine booksellers!   Search Keyword "Southern Mantis Press"


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Amazon Five Star
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Again like other books in the South Mantis Press series the photos alone are worth the price of the book...  Reader's comment

Book Specs

  • Hardcover
  • 5.5 x 8.5
  • 150 Pages
  • 170+ Photographs
  • Full Color Interior
  • Acid Free Archival Quality
  • Key Benefits - Table of Contents

    A rare treatise of Hakka Chu Gar Southern Praying Mantis boxing that includes:

  • Chu Gar Mantis history
  • Boxing transmission
  • Six Chu Gar areas
  • Three kinds of Chu Gar in China 
  • Chu Gar Mantis personal records
  • Sifu Chen Ching Hong
  • Sifu Yip Sui, Sifu Cheng Wan
  • Sifu Cheng Chiu
  • Sifu Dong Yat Long
  • Sifu Ma Jiuhua
  • Past Masters in Charge
  • Chu Gar applications
  • Single Bridge Tsai Sao,
  • Double Bridge Dui Jong
  • Mang Dan Sao Dui Jong
  • Ying Sao Shadow Hand
  • Gow Choy Hammer Fist
  • Locking Hands, Bridge
  • Tan Sao and Ginger Fist
  • Double Bridge Gwak Sao
  • Sticky Hand and Intercepting Hand Bao Zhang Palms
  • Chu Gar shadowboxing forms in pictorial
  • Som Bo Gin (Three Step Arrow) and
  • Som Gin Yu Kiu (Three Arrows Shaking Bridge form); 
  • and more!
  • Instructional, Informative, Educational, and Entertaining!


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    This instructional book, Eighteen Buddha Hands, is also a valuable and useful 'coffee table' reference book. It is informative, instructional, educational, and entertaining for anyone interested in Hakka Mantis Kungfu and especially Kwongsai Jook Lum Temple Praying Mantis. And with extensive Kwongsai Mantis instruction and content featuring the late Sifu Louie Jack Man, this collector's edition book is a valuable library addition. Request your copy 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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    The Southern Mantis Press complete website and more new media is scheduled to be online July first.  Keep an eye for more details.  And a new blog will replace our news column on this site.

    If you haven't, then check the latest China Mantis news and our news archive going back several years!

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