Shaolin Tantui

Course participants applying Tantui patterns in combat

This is a bafflingly simple technique but with effective combat functions. After learning it here, you may wonder why you haven't thought of it before. The technique is called "Single Spread", and it consists of using your arm like an iron rod to strike appropriate parts of your opponent, like his arms, legs, body and head. It is very effective against Boxers and those who employ fast, continuous punches. The pattern used here to implement the technique is called "Single Strike Bell Sounds".

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Flowery Hand
Horse-Riding Punch

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Single Spread
Single Spread

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Combat Sequence 7
Combat Sequence 7
Strike Bell

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Sounding Bell to Handle Fast, Continuous Strikes from Wong Kiew Kit on Vimeo.

Tantui Course at UK Summer Camp 2007

Other reviews of Tantui courses held in Toronto and Frankfurt can be found at

Tantui, the Essence of Northern Shaolin