A HAND TECHNIQUE TO COUNTER ANY HAND ATTACKS, AND A LEG TECHNIQUE TO COUNTER ANY LOW KICKS

Shaolin Tantui

"Southern Fists and Northern Kicks" goes a kungfu saying. In their combat Sifu Anthony and Sifu Andrew not only engage their hands but also their legs.



There is a kungfu saying as follows: "Southern Fists, Northern Kicks". It means that that southern styles of kungfu are well known for their hand techniques, whereas northern styles are famous for their kicks. Tantui is the essence of northern styles, but it does not neglect hand techniques. In Combat Sequence 9 there is a hand technique that can be used to counter any hand attacks, and also a leg technique that can be used to counter any low kicks! Is this incredible?


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Organ Kick
Organ Kick
Felling Opponent

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Break Lock
Break Lock
Leg Defence

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Leg Defence
Felling Technique

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Double Spread
Combat Sequence 9
Combat Sequence 9


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Hand Techniques to Counter Hand Strikes and Leg Techniques to Counter Low Kicks 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

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