Zhenshen Wang provides an in-depth look into the history and lineage of Hao Style Praying Mantis. Two of the principle techniques: Pi Chui – Chopping, and Beng Chui – Smashing, are explained and demonstrated in detail, along with theoretical points such as the proper use of footwork and body work. The author explains how diligent partner work is necessary to master these techniques. Illustrations and variations are provided, and the concept of Yin and Yang as it applies to Gongfu applications is emphasized.
Taiji Plum Blossom Praying MantisCMA Journal2016-01-20T22:55:52+00:00