Grandmaster Tse's Chun Yuen Diaries
Blog dedicated to the style of Chun Yuen Quan
Once we relax, our Qì 氣 will flow better. Everything inside the body will let go and go back to its normal state, and this in turn will allow it to find the way to become healthy and gather more Qi.
Kung Fu considers fighting and good health, and it considers if we win or if we lose.
When we practise Chùn Yuén Quán 俊元拳, we need to follow the correct principle.
Sīgōng 師公 – Grandteacher, Wáng Píng 王平 and Sīgōng Wu Ren 胡仁 studied the same skill, perhaps they were Kung Fu brothers.
Shàolín Quán 少林拳 – Shàolín Fist, passed down to many people and spread out to many areas as these people passed on their skills.
During the Ming Dynasty (13 to 16 centuries), the Wōkòu 倭寇 Japanese Pirates – Dwaf Pirates, attacked the coast of China. General Yú Dà Yóu 俞大猷(1503-1579) and Qī Jìguāng 戚繼光(1528-1588) were ordered to defeat them.
Although they had been left with some land, the Shàolín monks were not about losing their land, and so they decided to fight back.
Shàolín Quán 少林拳 – Shàolín Fist, has been passed down from generation to generation of many, many years. Some skill has been passed outside Shàolín Sì 少林寺 – Shàolín Temple and so now there are many traditional Chinese styles, and even Japanese styles that originated from Shàolín Quán, and some even still call themselves Shàolín Quán.