Mantis Kung Fu Links:
(many branches of the mantis lineage, in no particular order)
are cousins on the path of the warrior."
the teachings of the mantis spread so far and wide
that they shall
be learned everywhere on earth
that Ursa Major can be seen."
Praying mantis kung fu has spread all over the world. Start looking
- Website for Jon Funk, of Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
History of the art, information about the annual Tiger Balm Internationals Tournament,
Forms, Videos for sale, and much more. Please visit my teacher's
Xing Tang Lang - Praying Mantis kung fu in Australia.
Sifu Brendan Tunks.
- Fernando Blanco Dopazo runs the most comprehensive Praying Mantis
Lineage listing on the web. History and background in the style.
Kung Fu .com - Website based in Fort Worth, Texas.
Sifu Steve Cottrell. A site for the 'warrior scholar'. Working
to link up praying mantis practitioners throughout the world. Wing
Chun, and T'ai Chi information, also. The
Mantis Directory. Mantis
Lee Kam Wing - International Northern Seven Star Mantis
Federation. Author of many respected books and an organization which
is responsible for the widespread world-wide development of praying
mantis kung fu.
- Traditional Praying Mantis in Germany.Photos. Memorial site.
Philipman Chow - Praying Mantis in Scarborough, Ontario,
Canada. Photos and resources.
Tang Lang Chuan - English and Chinese. History, lineage, mantis
kung fu information.
Wu Tang Center
for Martial Arts - Tony Yang. Originally from Taiwan. Now based
in Ohio, USA.
A. Albright - Praying Mantis, Law Clansmen Lineage. Forms,
resources, based in USA.
Chuy - Praying Mantis in New York City. Resources, forms
lists, photo gallery and teachings. Wong Hon Fun lineage, via Brendan
Tang Lang - Plum Blossom Lineage mantis based in Seoul,
T'ai Chi Plum Blossom Praying Mantis
- Based in Hong Kong. Mostly Chinese language, with some English,
Step Preying Mantis - Shaolin lineage,
American network of praying mantis schools. History, online demonstrations,
T'ai Chi Chuan.
Praying Mantis - Online Forum. Many useful tidbits of information
Praying Mantis Association - USA based, Northern Praying Mantis.
Master Hu Xilin - Six Harmonies Praying Mantis Boxing - Powerful teacher, video available. Traditional Chinese martial arts taught by a master.
Wilson Wu - Praying Mantis in Vancouver, Canada.
Si Gung Al Cheng's Videos - Well worth the price. Videos
of my Si Gung teaching various forms of the praying mantis lineage.
These were developed originally for Detroit Public Television. DollarSupplier.
Wu Tan Martial Arts Association - Ontario, Canada. Sifu John
Hum. Gallery, history.
Tanglang Chuan - International Association. Based in New York,
USA. Master Su Yu-Chang.
Kung Fu - Praying Mantis in California, USA.
Praying Mantis - Polskie Tang Lang. History, photos and videos.
Mantis Boxing - Buffalo, New York. Masters, geneology, links.
Wah Lum Tam Tui
Northern Praying Mantis - Based in Florida, USA. History, photos,
Derek Frearson - Lee Kam Wing lineage in the United Kingdom.
Seven Star Praying Mantis Kung Fu - Nottingham, England. Sifu Andy Riley.
Shan Tung Mantis Association - Sifu David Graham. Nottinghamshire, England.
Brown - Shaolin lineage Northern Praying Mantis taught in Essex,
Chin Woo Men - Mantis of Kai Uwe Pel, lineage of Grand
Master Bao Wen Guang.
Star Mantis, Brazil - Brendan Lai Gong Fu Institute.
Lang, Germany - German language site.
Star Mantis - Indianapolis USA. Wong Hon Fun Lineage.
Institute of Chinese Martial Arts - (ERICMA) Patrick
Cassam-Chenai's website, based in Nice, France.
Mantis Kung Fu in Red Deer Alberta, Canada.
Chiu Chuk Kai Tai Chi Praying Mantis International Association - based in Hong Kong.
Martial Arts Sites
Viva Capoiera - Capoiera is a 450 year old Brazilian Martial Art slash dance form slash performance art slash cultural tradition. Viva Capoiera is a strong group, thriving in the heart of Canada. Highly recommended to check them out. Their site is growing rapidly with various media.
- Inside Kung Fu has an online e-zine devoted to kung fu and martial
arts. It is linked to a well-administered online
forum for martial arts discussions and to an online martial
arts supplier - Martial
- Leung Ting is a well respected martial artist and author of many
martial arts books including on Praying Mantis Kung Fu. His home
site is devoted to the art of Ving Tsun (Wing Chun) Kung Fu.
Tat Mau Wong - Site for Grand Master Tat Mau Wong in California.
International Chinese Martial Arts Championships - martial arts circuit.
- Site designed by David DeVere. XingYi Chuan Database. XingYi Portal.
Fantastic web presence and design.
KI Fighting Concepts - Addy and Joseph Hernandez. YouTube Site.
Lee - Eric Lee is a fantastic martial artist
who happens to have written scholarly works on how to use the 3
sectional staff. Highly recommended.
Hsu - A martial artist and a philosopher. Excellent book
on kung fu The Sword Polisher's Way.
Martial Exchanges Forum - A forum for posting videos related to weapons fighting, and martial exchanges.
Traditional Chinese Sword League - Devoted to preserving Chinese battle methods and developing modern rule sets for historical bouting.
Great River Taoist Centre - Scott M. Rodell. Taijiquan in Washington, DC.
- Kung Fu in America.
Family Kung Fu - Choy Lay Fut and Ving Tsun kung fu.
Jamie Hooper - Flying Eagle Academy - Alabama.
Gung Fu Institute - information and martial arts store.
Chi and Shuai Chiao
Society - UK.
- Source for Chinese Gong Fu.
Infamous Martial Arts Stick Fights - watch
Martial Arts site - T W Chan
- in Vancouver, BC.
Chinese Traditional Kung Fu Magazine - This website is bilingual Chinese and English and has as part of its mandate to promote Traditional Chinese Martial Arts around the world. Their perspective is scientific, impersonal, and simultaneously historical. Lots of pictures.
Ko-do Ryu Classical Karate Association - Site of warrior scholar Nathan J. Johnson. British author of the book Barefoot Zen - The Shaolin Roots of Kung Fu and Karate
This site has information about Chinese swords.
The Sword Buyer's Guide
Martial Arts Club Directory A linking site with information about martial arts and associations.
chineselongsword.com: Singapore-based site, researching and reviving Chinese traditional battlefield swordsmanship. Translating traditional manuals. Warrior-scholar site with blog and vids posted.
Zen Warrior Armory - SCA historical reenactment. Armor and weapons for sale. Good helmets for weapons fighting.
Mixed Martial Arts Sites
UFC - MMA organization with worldwide recognition. Home of the Octagon.
Ulitmate Fighter - on Spike TV. Reality show for up-and-coming MMA fighters.
George "Rush" St. Pierre - Home site of GSP, top fighter at 170 lbs. A gentleman fighter and an honourable warrior. Go Canada!
Anderson "Spider" Silva - Official site for Anderson Silva. Feared Brazillian fighter.
BJ Penn.com - Home of BJ Penn.
Forrest Griffin - Official site for Forrest.
MMA Junkie - News, articles, and information for MMA junkies.
MMA Rankings - Find the top MMA rankings, from pound for pound lists to UFC weight division rankings online at ProFighting-fans.com. Featuring MMA rankings from across the sport with frequent updates and honest, professional research on all of our MMA rating lists.
Arts Stores and Supplies
Way - Vancouver-based company. I have purchased
many high-quality Chinese-imported weapons from them in the past.
- very good supplier of safe padded
weapons for training.
- Martial Arts supply and resources.
Powning - Canadian Swordsmith.
- good source for selected padded weapons
Forge - Swords, knives, collectibles.
Martial Arts Supply
Martial Arts Depot (Ontario, Canada)
Jonie Uniforms (California based) Uniforms and Lions
Kult of Athena - Fantastic Site. Source for cultural weapons.
Raven - Source for wooden weapons
More wooden weapons
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