"Shyun System of Eight Step Preying Mantis Kung Fu
is a complete system of traditional Chinese martial arts. Its beauty
when practiced is rivaled only by its effectiveness in combat. With
practice, the system builds the mind, body, spirit and character of the
- a quote from Grandmaster James Shyun
Whether you are interested in learning a martial art to defend yourself
or just to promote great strength, flexibility and health - Shyun System of Eight Step
Preying Mantis Kung Fu will work for you. No previous experience is
required to learn this system. Our schools start from the ground up,
first focusing on the foundation techniques that will allow you to
properly learn and excel in kung fu. If you already have martial arts
experience you will find an enormous wealth of knowledge and techniques
The advanced techniques mimic the praying mantis' ability to draw in
its opponent and strike with devastating power. Add to that efficient
and deceptive footwork, joint locks, throwing techniques, and internal
energy work and you have a complete system of martial arts.
The Shyun System of Eight Step Preying Mantis System has been passed down from
generation to generation - master to disciple, for over 350 years.
Consisting of the famous fighting techniques as well as the healing
arts, It is one of the last pure and authentic Chinese martial arts
existing today. The title, Shyun System of Eight Step Preying Mantis kung Fu, has been given to this unique collection of arts that encompassing the martial arts, healing arts, and broad scope of chi kung practices.