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Book: Chinese Fast Wrestling for Fighting by Liang, Shou-Yu & Tai Ngo

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Book: Paperback

Availability: In Stock and Ready to Ship—Cart Button

Pages: 208

Illustrations: 446

Code: B493

ISBN: 1-886969-49-3

Release Date: January 1, 1900

Skill Level: Skill Level 1 Skill level 2 recomended Skill Level 3

List Price: $22.95

San Shou Kuai Jiao (Fast Wrestling for Fighting) is the Chinese martial art of throws and takedowns. A San Shou Kuai Jiao throw can cause tremendous damage to your opponent while keeping you safely on your feet. For centuries, fighters in China have valued this art for its speed and power. Today, China's police and military forces are trained in its techniques.

Chinese Fast Wrestling for Fighting presents seventy-five throws and takedowns against punches, kicks, and grabs, and demonstrates basic training methods such as stances, footwork, and strength training. Written by a gold medal winner in Chinese wrestling (Liang), this book is a complete training guide to this powerful martial art.

  • Throw your opponent to the ground - fast!
  • Effective for competition and self-defense.
  • 460 action photos detail every technique.
  • Includes a chapter on ground fighting.

Liang Shou Yu

Liang, Shou-Yu

Liang, Shou-Yu was born on June 28, 1943 in the city of Chongqian, Sichuan Province, China. When he was six he began his training in Qigong, the art of breathing and internal energy control, under the tutelage of his renowned grandfather, the late Liang, Zhi-Xiang. Mr. Liang was taught the esoteric skills of the Emei Mountain sect, including Da Peng Qigong. When he was eight, his grandfather made special arrangements for him to begin training Emei Wushu (martial arts).

Tai Ngo

Tai D. Ngo is a two-time Internal Style U.S. Grand Champion and martial arts instructor. A student of Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming and Master Liang, Mr. Ngo lives in Malden, MA, and he teaches at YMAA Boston.

5 starsA Thorough Study on Chinese Grappling, Thor Bjorn "Norseman" (Amazon reviewer) September, 2006

What a rare gem of a book! I have studied Jujutsu and Judo, and been a close-combat instructor in the U.S.M.C. I thought I'd seen everything, but this is truly unique. Theres always a new perspective. Its a compilation of some 75 techniques, generally throws and take-downs, in the unique and unconventional manner often found in Chinese martial-arts. This is real Wushu for close-combat! A common critisism that "chair-borne rangers" and "armchair commandos" make about various martial-arts books, is the usual nagging about a certain technique "not being practical against certain opponents". The fact is, any technique can be effective if you develop your skills, and use it in the right circumstance at the right time. A real martial-artist knows this. Its just common sense. You will find many effective techniques portrayed in this book, some techniques that conventional grapplers may not have considered.

5 starsAn EXCELLENT book for those who love wrestling!!, (Amazon reviewer) March, 2008
Having experience in wrestling I am always on the lookout for books that can teach me how to use my wrestling skill in "real life" situations or just wrestling around with friends. This book is the best one I've seen yet. It includes several well illustrated throws and takedowns I would have never thought of on my own and yet some of them are so simple. The last chapter is on groundfighting and can teach any wrestler how to use his balance and experience on the ground to make your opponent submit instead of just pinning them. It does help if you have a little experience in a wrestling like sport (judo,jujitsu) just so you know how to control your weight and your opponents. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

Wisconsin Bookwatch, May 1997

Chinese Fast Wrestling for Fighting is written by experts to be of maximum value to all serious martial arts students.

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