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Southern Mantis Press - Southern Praying Mantis

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Hardcover Collector's Edition Book in Full Color

Three Volumes in One Book

China Southern Praying Mantis Kungfu Survey™

Volumes 2, 3, 4

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Publication Date:  10/28/12

Book Specs

  • Hardcover
  • 5.5 x 8.5
  • 130 Pages
  • 330+ Photographs
  • Full Color Interior
  • Archival Quality Acid-Free

  • Key Benefits - Table of Contents

    A rare three volume book of China's Hakka Kwongsai Jook Lum Temple and
    Iron Ox Praying Mantis boxing.

    Volume Two, China Hakka Mantis Reunion, includes:  Three Orders of Som Dot's Shaolin Mantis revisited, Hakka Mantis blossoms in Huizhou, Elder Lok Wei Ping a Chu Gar and Kwongsai Sifu, Chung Yel Chong teaches one form, Kwongsai and Chu Gar clash in the 40s, Sifu Wong Gok Hong takes the lion head away, Lau Say Kay Sifu plays non-standard Kwongsai Mantis, Sifu Lai Wei Keung first Instructor in 1948, One Kwongsai form orginally taught, Two methods of beggar hands, Sifu Cho Gum, Sifu Wong Yu Hua, Fairy hands cause a slap on the rear, Lok Sifu plays 34 Plum Blossom Staff, All Mantis is one family, Lai Sifu plays 34 Plum Blossom staff. 

    Volume Three, Kwongsai / Iron Ox Interviews, includes:  Records of the elders and knowledge lost, Sifu Yao Kam Fat, Wong Yuk Kong opens Kwongsai Mantis in Hong Kong, Wong Yuk Kong visits Lao Sui's Chu Gar school, Wong Yuk Kong defeats 10 assailants, Yao Sifu plays three steps-three scisscors old form, Similarities in Hakka Mantis, Yao Sifu plays 34 Plum Blossom staff, Spirit Shrine of Wong Yuk Kong, Elder Sifu Chung Wu Xing first disciple of Chung Yel Chong, Iron Uncle Chung friend of Lam Sang, Iron Uncle Chung smokes opium with Lam Sang and Master Chung in the 1930s, Sifu Yang Gun Ming student of Chung Yel Chong, Dit Da Doctors by lineage, Hakka Mantis prohibited in the Cultural Revolution, Sifu Xu Men Fei Iron Ox Hakka Mantis, Iron Ox taught only 2 months a year, Xu Sifu plays Iron Ox Second Door form-Red Flag Staff-and Third Door form, Iron Ox challenges Wong Yuk Kong's Kwongsai Mantis, Iron Ox Secret Drill Hand not taught. 

    Volume Four, On Monk Som Dot's Trail / Chung Yel Chong Family Interviews, includes:  Sifu Chung Wei Fei grandson of Master Chung, Master Chung Yel Chong as a boy accepted by Monk Lee, Chung Go Wah son of third ancestor Master Chung, Master Chung's boxing and Dit Da Medicine books, Third Ancestor Chung teaches Kwongsai Mantis in Hong Kong 1920s, Master Chung kills a man in self-defense, Master Chung's three generations under one roof, Sifu Lee Kok Leung outlines his Kwongsai Mantis teaching, Sifu Patrick Lee plays Mantis in Pingshan Town, Lee Sifu's History of Kwongsai Mantis, On Som Dot's Trail - Shanxi Jook Lum Temple, Oldest of the Temple Halls, Chung and Monk Lee return South six months on horseback, Kwongsai Dragon Tiger Mountain of Shaolin boxing and spiritualism, The bottom line about Kwongsai Jook Lum Temple, Lam Sang's Kwongsai spiritualism and amulet, Monk Lee Siem looks like a ghost, Jook Lum Temple in Hong Kong, Jook Lum Temple in Macau, Map of Jook Lum Temples in China with Hakka Mantis boxing, Abridged China Hakka Mantis history, Guang Wu Tang Martial Hall of Wong Yuk Kong in 2012, Mission statement of Guang Wu Tang Kwongsai Mantis, Sifu Wong Yu Hua in 2012, Miscellanies, Resources, Train in China.  Kwongsai Mantis and Iron Ox Boxing and staff forms in sequence,


    Instructional, Informative, Educational, and Entertaining!


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    This book, Survey Volumes 2, 3, 4, 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 Iron Ox.  This collector's edition book is a valuable library addition. Request your copy now!


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    Note: This Hardcover Book of the China Southern Praying Mantis Kungfu Survey™ contains additional information and rare photographs that are not contained in the eBook Survey.

    Multi-Volume Hardcover Works of the
    China Southern Praying Mantis Kungfu Survey™

    Volume 1 Hardcover Book

  • Volume 1:  Pingshan Mantis Celebration
  • Volumes 2, 3, 4 Hardcover Book

  • Volume 2: China Hakka Mantis Reunion
  • Volume 3: Iron Ox / Kwongsai Mantis Interviews
  • Volume 4: On Som Dot's Trail / Master Chung Yel Chong
  • Volume 5 Hardcover Book

  • Volume 5: Chu Gar Praying Mantis
  • Multimedia eBook - Interactive Video of the Survey

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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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