Secrets of Phoenix Eye Fist Kung Fu

The Art of Chuka Shaolin
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Original Publish Date: Sep 01, 2000
Product Number: EB00644719
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462917013
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Description

Master the terrifyingly effective Phoenix Eye Fist style of Chinese Kung Fu with this illustrated martial arts guide. The Secrets of Phoenix-Eye Fist Kung-Fu depicts an enormously potent art, also known as Chuka Shaolin, that does not depend on strength or size. Instead, it utilizes a special striking technique, the phoenix-eye fist, aimed at vital points on the opponent's body. Phoenix-Eye Fist Kung-Fu excels at close-range fighting-an area neglected in many other martial arts-and employs a variety of lightning-fast strikes and kicks. Due to its deadly efficacy, there is no sparring in Chuka Shaolin, but instead complex two-person practice forms are employed-both for empty-handed fighting and for fighting with weapons-in which the practitioners fight all-out, and are protected only by a precise knowledge of the form. With hundreds of clear photographs, The Secrets of Phoenix-Eye Fist Kung-Fu reveals: -The fundamental techniques of the empty-handed art -A complete breakdown of the two-person empty-hand practice forms -Detailed instruction in Chuka Shaolin pole fighting, including the practice forms -An overview of the other weapons used in Chuka Shaolin, including the sai, the twin knives, the spear, and the farmer's hoe -Special forms of Chi Kung designed to increase striking power, increase vitality, and aid in resisting and healing injuries

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