Introduction to Tien Shan Pai: Celestial Mountain Kung Fu

As a Tien Shan Pai practitioner myself for 20+ years, I can say this text provides an excellent introduction to the style and even a preview of some of the material that can be learned at later stages of training.
— Yuan Jie

Introduction to Tien Shan Pai: Celestial Mountain Kung Fu is a comprehensive introduction to this popular northern style of Chinese Kuoshu. Grandmaster Huang, Chien-Liang, 64th generation Grandmaster of Tien Shan Pai, provides details about the system s history, characteristics, philosophy, and technique. 

Through the use of detailed explanations, multiple-angle photographs, and authentic primary sources, Tien Shan Pai's vast array of skills is presented, including: 

  • Basic stance training within the context of Tien Shan Pai 
  • Warm-up exercises and kicks to promote flexibility, increased circulation, and healthy joints 
  • Detailed instruction of Mei Hua Quan, one of Tien Shan Pai s signature forms 
  • An overview of Tien Shan Pai s fighting techniques as taught by 63rd generation Supreme Master Wang, Chueh-Jen, "Double Broadsword King" of China 
  • Power training for martial applications 
  • Qin Na techniques and applications for self-defense. 

Introduction to Tien Shan Pai provides valuable insights for every reader, whether a beginner or an accomplished practitioner.

Author: Huang Chien-Liang, Ian Chisholm

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