Early life[ edit ] Lam was born in Nanhai district, Guangdong. He later learned from Wong Fei-hung , and also assisted with him to work as guards in the entertainment venues. He was eventually considered an expert in Hung Ga "Hung family fist", a style originating from the Southern Shaolin Tiger style, known for its efficiency and widespread at the time in various secret societies , and may have also studied Fut Kuen "Buddhist Fist", a style practiced by various Buddhist sects in Guangdong province. Towards the end of the Qing dynasty , Lam gained first place at a large martial arts competition that took place at the Dongjiao ground.
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The Tiger-Crane Form of Hung Gar Kung-Fu by Bucksam Kong (1983, Paperback)
As a young boy he suffered from poor health, and would get sick often. His mother worried about his sons health wanted him to learn gung fu. He began learning Eagle Claw Ying Jau gung fu under his mother. Two years later when Kong was eight years old, he was introduced to Lam Cho, the famous grandmaster of Hung Gar. Kong sifu stayed with his master for many years, training hard and learning all aspects of Hung Gar. As master Kong grow up he also became interested in other styles of Chinese gung fu. In ,Kong sifu left Hong Kong and moved to Hawaii with his family.
He practiced the arts during an era when the Shaolin Temple had become a refuge for those that opposed the ruling class the Manchus , allowing him to practice in semi-secrecy. Of course, Jee Sin Sim See was hardly the only person of significance that had fled to the temple and opposed the Manchus. Luk Ah Choi was one of these students. Hung Hei-gun is itself an assumed name intended to honor that first Ming Emperor. The Hung Mun claimed to be founded by survivors of the destruction of the Shaolin Temple , and the martial arts its members practiced came to be called "Hung Ga" and "Hung Kuen. Each of those routines is described in the sections below. The long routine Taming the Tiger trains the student in the basic techniques of Hung Ga while building endurance.
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