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“Tai Chi Mantis”

Jun
23
2014

QA: Is there a Mantis out there…?

I have been a student of Kung fu, kenpo, and tai chi since 1988. I am looking for praying mantis of a type I was taught, supposedly Chinese by way of Hawaii. It is a very rolled up approach to mantis emphasizing entering the opponent’s guard, employing hooking and grasping. It also emphasized attacking or […]

Jan
20
2011

Tripping the Mantis Fantastic

practitioners compare this to Seven Star as essentially the same often citing TC Mantis as being “a little bit softer”