Shaolin kung fu refers to a certain form of martial
arts that was developed by the monks in China’s Shaolin
Typical Shaolin kung fu involves both inner
and outer styles.
The Main Differences between the Inner and
Two Major Styles of Shaolin Kung Fu:
by Shaolin monks, such as Great Fist (shaolin hongquan)
and One Finger Zen (shaolin yizhichan).
Widely practiced by
lay men, such as Arhat Fist (shaolin luohanquan)
Guardian Fist (shaolin kanjiaquan),
Cannon Fist (paoquan) and Diamond
Some Basic Principles of Shaolin Kung Fu:
Shaolin's Trademark Kung Fu - One Finger
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