What is Kung Fu?
A good place to start in the study of Kung Fu is to understand the meaning of the word itself. Kung Fu literally means Energy (Kung) and time (Fu). In china, the word Kung Fu came to be identified with martial arts because according to Chinese tradition, proficiency in martial system required at least 10 to 18 years of devoted practice. The martial artists who constantly practice became the symbol for the dedication energy and patience require to live up to the ideals of Kung Fu. In time Wu-Su came to be known as Wu Kung - which means martial Kung Fu or more simply Kung Fu.
Kung Fu is not a game
Kung Fu is a high skilled art which, if misused by the untrained can be deadly. There is more to Kung Fu than physical powers, fighting ability, speed and ability. In additional to these visible attributes the Kung Fu novice must endeavor to develop the mental discipline and spiritual awareness necessary to counter any and all abuse the art.
The Origin of Kung Fu
Shaolin, one of the oldest schools of Wu-Su, has been closely associated with a monastery of the same name in the songshan mountains in Henan proviace, which was built by Courf decree towards the end of the fifth century A.D. The monks living in this monastery later developed a school of Wu-Su on the basis of earlier forms of martial arts for self-defence and health-building. Known as the Shaolin School, it has spread throughout the country and branched into numerous varieties and different names in subsequent eras. While each of the many Chinese martial arts shares certain similarities, each has its own district featmes. This text deals with one of these - THE MANSURIA KUNG FU.
What is MANSURIA Kung Fu?
During the later days of the ming dynasty (1368 – 1644 A.D) a group of Buddist monks built a temple and named shaolin.. Here they devoted themselves to the dictums of their religion. And they used their leisure hours to practice and develop their fighting skills.
Eventually the ming Dynasty collapsed and was succeeded by Ching Dynasty established by the northern barbarians, the MAN TSU (MANSU). The HAN TSU, the conquered people of the ming Dynasty, however, baiked at what they considered subjugation by uncivilized, inferior heathens. Although they were never successful in their attempts to overthrow the machuria regione, they chrished the hope of drivins out he hortherners and reestablishing the Han asistocracy. Because their patriotism, combined with their boning skills, provided some measure of retatiatory action, the disciples of Hung Yun were in valuable to the resistance efforts of Han-TSU. In memory of their efforts and in recognition of Hung Yuns developed of the art of fighting the pepole renamed MANSURIA KUNG FU because it is the mixed form of MANSURIA style and Chinese Old Monks style of fighting.
Who is the founder of MANSURIA Kung Fu?
YUNGOYUN the Buddist Monk was the founder of MANSURIA Kung Fu. His disiples also made more development in this Kung Fu.
How it spread all over the world style?
In 1864 a martial art school in name of MANSURIA KUNG FU was held at Pung. It was conducted only for Chinese people.
During the later, WONG was one of the best student of the MANSURIAN KUNG FU school of Pung, started a branch in Sanfrancisco in 1921. From the same school LEE LING FU become skilled and he started a school in U.S.A. mean while. MANSURIAN Kung Fu spread a all over the world, especially in HONGKONG by KALAI-ACHONY LEE. His best student R.SEKAR, Who learnt the secrets of Kung Fu under his special control spread it in India by his ability. Now it is called MANSURIA KUNG FU INTERNATIONAL.
Characteristics of MANSURIA Kung Fu International
MANSURIA Kung Fu International is a very comprehensive Institution of Martial Art Teaching elements of the Shaolin art Chikung Tai Chi ch`uan, Hsing -1 Pa kua chin - Na, all animal styles and 35 Weapon Styles. As a natural consequence, it bears some resemblance to each of these. Yet this combination of styles results in a school of unique merits which places a variety of fighting techniques at the students disposal, allowing him a wider range of possibilities in any given situation.