Why Do The Tiger Face?

Why do the Tiger face?

The Tiger face has been around for many hundreds of years in the Yongchun area of Fujian, practiced by pure Tiger and White Crane Kungfu practitioners. Even the lions seen out side temples have tiger faces to scare away the…

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Why is San Zhan so important? (Part 3)

Part 3 San Zhan practiced at an early level concentrates mostly on the external. You are learning the position of the body and how to keep true to the forms frame, posture and trigrams of strength. Learning how to flow…

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Why is San Zhan so important? (Part 2)

Part 2 The San Zhan pattern gives you, the practitioner, a frame to work from. If you do not train the way the frame dictates, then you will not get out of the pattern its secrets. As an instructor it…

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Why is San Zhan so important? (Part 1)

Part 1 San Zhan is the first pattern in the white crane fighting arts system, but it is also the hardest form to truly master as it has no flash movements or jumping flying kicks in the form. It works…

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