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Chow Gar Uncovered: Peeling Back the Layers of a Martial Myth

In this exploration of Tung Kong Chow Gar, we uncover the layers behind its storied past, examining both the historical context and the legends that shape this martial art. From the enigmatic tale of Chow Ah Naam and his encounter with a praying mantis, to the philosophical questions about the effectiveness of mimicking animal movements in combat, we scrutinize the myths and realities that define this style. Join us as we delve into what makes Chow Gar not just a martial art, but a narrative woven with intrigue and tradition.

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Chow Gar Pole Forms
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Chow Gar POLE Forms

Delve into the world of Tung Kong Chow Gar Tong Long and uncover the profound impact of “Chow Gar Pole Forms” on martial arts mastery. This detailed exploration reveals how these forms bolster explosive power, refine technique, and enhance mental focus. Discover the ancient tradition and modern benefits of pole training in our comprehensive guide.

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Chow Gar Forms Practice
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Chow Gar Forms Practice

Explore the critical role of forms practice in mastering Chow Gar Praying Mantis Kung Fu. Discover insights from Grandmaster Ip Chee Keung

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness – a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly accepting our thoughts, feelings

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Yuen Sao Pattern

Two kung fu brothers, from the other side of planet Earth meet and promote the system together.

What to say, It is simply great! 🙂

In this video we talk about Loi Noi Yuen Sao which translates as Inside & Outside Circling Hand.

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Soc Sao or Shock Pulling Hand

Chow Gar Tong Long has many hand techniques, called San Saos. One of them is called Soc Sao which translates to Shock Pulling Hand. One of the videos we made together with Arthur (EvoBasics) is about this technique. It was fun to film it! 😊 In this short video I explaining how it looks and what application

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Humbled By The System

This system always humbles me, every time when I train. Especially when I am here in Hong Kong, like now and have the possibility to train every day with the Grandmaster. The training, the practice always reminds me, how deep this system is, how much I can still develop myself, my power, my understanding. No matter how long I am practicing or how old I am.

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Hong Kong 2023

In this video series Zoltán gives a glimpse into his journey to Hong Kong.

A modern yet very traditional city, a mixture of cultures, new and ancient, nature and artificial.  Going to Hong Kong is always exciting, there are many things to discover.

The main goal however is to meet Sifu Ip Chee Keung,  train with him, absorb his teachings, his approach, attitude. It is great opportunity to be able to practice with the Gatekeeper Grandmaster, the best of the best, who’s understanding of this system is unique.

We wish everyone to have this experience at least once in a lifetime. 

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Ba Duan Gum

Previous modules give you the theories and the tools to become stronger, here you can focus on to build your power.

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Balint & Kui Fung
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Sifu Kui Fung & Sifu Bálint

In this video series Sifu Bálint Vitárius is showing his skill together with Sifu Kui Fung. Sifu Bálint is a Chow Gar master and representative in Hungary, received his title from Gatekeeper Grandmaster Ip Chee Keung. Sifu Kui Fung is a Student of Grandmaster Wong, who is an official Representative

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Fut Sao Tung Sat - short courses
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Fut Sao – Buddhist Hand or testing your internal

This form is especially good for testing yourself, gaining feedback about the small internal actions and also refining your power (if you have it).

At the beginning you will be overwhelmed by the movements but later you will enjoy plunging into the depths of the matter. Fut Sao also improves the stamina of your internal power.

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Get The Power
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Get The Power

Previous modules give you the theories and the tools to become stronger, here you can focus on to build your power.

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Saam Bo Pai Kiu
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Saam Bo Pai Kiu – Three Steps Slicing Bridge

Saam Bo Pai Kiu anticipates other forms which are usually taught later (that’s why they are mistakenly believed to be higher level or advanced forms). The naming technique can be practiced three ways out of which two are generally used in the form. Since these two ways depend on the direction of the Pai Kiu, the form can be executed in two (slightly) different ways too.

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Meet us in the TheQuantumBridge podcast series

We’re Excited to Join TheQuantumBridge Podcast Series! Recently, we had the privilege of being invited by Kaspa and Gary to feature on their enlightening podcast, TheQuantumBridge. Kaspa and Gary are passionate individuals committed to enhancing the world by exploring and sharing the profound journeys and lessons of people from diverse

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Speed up your progress in our Chow Gar camps

Welcome to Our Chow Gar Camps, where tradition meets transformation in the picturesque settings of Visegrád, Hungary, and the vibrant landscapes of Spain. Each year, our summer camp in Visegrád offers a week-long immersion into the depths of Chow Gar Kung Fu, providing a perfect escape from the hustle of

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The Secret of Practising Drills

We do practice drills. However, we see them differently from how other practitioners do. Drills are commonly considered as of short, prearranged fighting scenes. According to this belief when you are practicing two-man drills you are preparing yourself for different fighting situations. We don’t think that. Why? Because fight is

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Conditioning

It is a common belief that in Chow Gar Tong Long the iron shirt or golden bell is developed by practicing conditioning exercises. Sifu Bálint in this video reveals the real way of conditioning and also point out the difference between the external and internal approach.

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Power Generation- Connectivity

With this concept we would like to emphasise two features of Tung Kong Chow Gar (and real internal kung-fu in general).First, we state that what makes a real kung-fu system is the way how it makes its practitioner strong. It also means that not the techniques make a system but

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How to identify a real, traditional kung fu system?

„A system is a group of interacting or interrelated elements that act according to a set of rules to form a unified whole” What is a TRADITION by definition? According to Encyclopaedia Britannica „way of thinking, behaving, or doing something that has been used by the people in a particular group, family, society, etc.,

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Why it is not possible to learn kung-fu online?

Lord Kelvin, one of the greatest scientists of all time once made a bold statement “heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible” He was a well respected scientist, and obviously he was wrong! You might say that is different. It is! Is it? Is it really impossible to learn kung fu online?

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How to find the best martial art for you?

When I was a kid, I wanted to learn martial arts. As many others. Being a Hungarian kid during the communist dictatorship in Romania wasn’t always a Disney dream, we had let’s say some difficulties there… That was one of the reasons why I wanted to learn martial arts in

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Insight videos

Here we give additional bonus insight videos for our students, to help them improve even better.

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Stance of Great Power

The stable and firm stance is one of the most important skills in our kungfu. The source of our special power is the stance. We liken the body to a tree where the flexible power of the branches (the bridges) and the stability of the trunk (the torso) depend on how strongly the roots hold the tree.

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Why your techniques are not working?

Sometimes, or in worst case mostly, happens that your techniques are simply not working in a certain situation. Here is a short explanation why. This video is part of an insight series. Check for more videos on our channel. Check our page for more details about our program: https://mychowgar.com/chow-gar-online…​

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Heavy Bridge

Heavy bridge is a common term in Chow Gar Kung Fu. What does it mean? Why it is important? We explain it here. This video is part of an insight series. Check for more videos on our channel http://youtube.com/mychowgar For more details check our ONLINE COURSE!

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Iron neck

As part of our Chow Gar insight video series, here is the next one in which SIfu Bálint talks about the neck power and its importance.. If you want to know more about our program, check it here Get The Taste of it

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Finger Power (Jee Lik)

The method of training of Chow Gar aims at strengthening the whole body and the basic exercises develop all parts of the body at once. However, in order to understand how the power is built up and make the power training more effective we also practice special exercises which concentrate

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The Way of the Power

None of us have the chance to discover the true ways of martial arts back in those times when such skills served the meaning of survival in life-and-death situations. That makes harder to make statements which claim to picture the so called real kung-fu. In its original context kung-fu served as a supportive leverage to spiritual practice and also as a source of the aforementioned skills either on the battlefield or in the normal course of life that oftentimes was cruel and merciless.

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