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.
About the Author
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. When he was eight, his grandfather made special arrangements for him to begin training Emei Wushu.
Through and beyond his college years, Mr. Liang's wide background in various martial arts helped form his present character and led him to achieve a high level of martial skill. Some of the styles he concentrated on include the esoteric Emei system, Shaolin Long Fist, Praying Mantis, Chuo Jiao, Xingyi, Baguazhang, Taijiquan, Liu He Ba Fa, Shuai Jiao, Qin Na, vital pointstriking, many weapons systems, and several kinds of internal Qigong.
Mr. Liang has devoted more than 45 years to training and teaching Chinese martial arts and Qigong. Master Liang, Shou-yu resides in Vancouver, Canada.
In 1985, Ngo began his martial arts training at Yang's Martial Arts Association. Under the guidance of Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, Ngo learned Shaolin Long Fist, Shaolin White Crane Gongfu, and Yang style Taijiquan.
After graduating, he continued to train with Dr. Yang, eventually attaining the rank of Assistant Instructor teaching Shaolin and Taijiquan at YMAA. In 1989, Ngo met Master Liang, Shou-Yu and learned Hsing Yi, Baguazhang, Chen style Taijiquan, and San Shou Kuai Jiao.
Ngo continues to teach and train under Dr. Yang at YMAA Headquarters. He lives in Malden, Massachusetts.