Author(s): Karl Romain
The form presented in this book is a basic Long Fist form from the Northern Shaolin Long Fist system. The form itself is easy to learn, yet it introduces the student to a large number of sophisticated practical applications. A careful study of the form reveals its rich contents, including the following concepts: Fist, palm, knee and kicking attacks. Blocks and parries for various hand and foot attacks. Defenses to grabbing attacks. Throwing techniques. Chinna ( seize and control ) and breaking techniques. Simultaneous kick and hand strike. Simultaneous block and strike. This book is divided into two sections. The first section contains a full the form as performed by renowned Master Karl Romain, The second section is a representation of various practical applications of the form. Each picture is accompanied by detailed explanatory text.