Chinese Fast Wrestling for Fighting The Art of San Shou Kuai Jiao ACKNOWLEDGMENTS vi ABOUT THE AUTHORS vii FOREWORD BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING xi PREFACE BY MASTER LIANG, SHOU-YU xii PREFACE BY TAI D. NGO xv Chapter 1. General Introduction 1-1. Introduction 1 1-2. General Principles of San Shou Kuai Jiao 4 1-3. The Training Stages of San Shou Kuai Jiao 15 Chapter 2. Basic Training 2-1. Introduction 17 2-2. Warm Up Exercises 17 2-3. San Shou Kuai Jiao Basic Stances/Leg Training 26 2-4. San Shou Kuai Jiao Entering Training 33 2-5. Falling 37 Chapter 3. Basic Training With Equipment 3-1. Introduction 43 3-2. Body Conditioning With Equipment 44 Chapter 4. Holding Leg(s) Throws 4-1. Introduction 61 4-2. Holding Leg(s) Throwing Techniques 62 Chapter 5. Over the Back/Holding the Waist Throws 5-1. Introduction 85 5-2. Over Back Throwing Techniques 86 5-3. Holding the Waist Throwing Techniques 93 Chapter 6. Leg Hooking Throws 6-1. Introduction 103 6-2. Leg Hooking Techniques 104 Chapter 7. Other Throwing Methods 7-1. Introduction 125 7-2. Throwing Techniques 126 Chapter 8. Groundfighting/Controlling Techniques 8-1. Introduction 157 8-2. Groundfighting/Controlling Techniques 158 Appendix A. Names of San Shou Kuai Jiao Techniques 179 Appendix B. Translation and Glossary of Chinese Terms 182 Index 188
Liang, Shou-Yu was born on June 28, 1943 in the city of Chongqian, Sichuan Province, China. When he was six he began his training in Qigong, the art of breathing and internal energy control, under the tutelage of his renowned grandfather, the late Liang, Zhi-Xiang. Mr. Liang was taught the esoteric skills of the Emei Mountain sect, including Da Peng Qigong. When he was eight, his grandfather made special arrangements for him to begin training Emei Wushu (martial arts). Tai D. Ngo is a two-time Internal Style U.S. Grand Champion and martial arts instructor. A student of Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming and Master Liang, Mr. Ngo lives in Malden, MA, and he teaches at YMAA Boston.
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