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History of 'Tai Shing Pek Kwar'

As a straight translation: 'Tai Shing Pek Kwar' means Monkey style Kung Fu.
As a straight translation: 'Tai Shing Pek Kwar' means Monkey style Kung Fu. The fist and fighting techniques originated in Northern China and were practice by the Emperor and Palace Guards since the Ming Dynasty. These types of fighting skills were compiled by Great Grand Master Gan-Dak-Hoi after years of practice and research in the 1930's. It can help people get stronger and fight more effectively through years of practice. The techniques include money fist, foot kicking styles, broadsword, sword, staff, spear, leather whip, and others. The monkey fist has five major types, namely drunken, lost, standing, wooden and holy monkey fist fighting skill.

The best foundational practice method of 'Tai Shing Pek Kwar' to build strength is Inner Energy Ball. A person begins the practice at a young age, and the practice has two methods. One is hard and the other is soft. The practitioner learns to use his inner energy from pushing a big ball, throwing, blocking, and hitting. By using the force equally hard and soft in the arm, the person will increase the strength of the fists and feet, which will help attack their opponent more seriously.

Great Grand Master Gan set up a school in Hong Kong and taught the style of Kung Fu for decades, he had thousands of students but only one stood out and could be match with him, and that is Grand Master Chan Sau Chung. Grand Master Chan followed Great Grand Master Gan over ten years and is one of the best students. Grand Master Chan brought the reputation of 'Tai Shing Pek Kwar' to the international stage, with lots of outstanding accomplishments.

Grand Master Chan Sau Chung has repeatedly led his students to perform a perfect '10' showcase championship in competitions all over the world. It is fitting to say that his students are outstanding in every fighting champion tournament. As an example, in 1976 Grand Master Chan took his students to compete in Hawaii against professional fighters from Karate, Thai Kick Boxing, Korean Tae Kwon DO, Tong Fist Hand Fighting, and had a marvelous record of 3 wins, 2 ties and 1 loss.

Contributed by Chan Sau Chung 

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