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MIDNIGHT STYLE LUOHAN BOXING

– 中華國術秘傳 少林護山子門羅漢拳圖影SECRET TEACHINGS OF CHINESE MARTIAL ARTS: SHAOLIN MOUNTAIN-GUARDING MIDNIGHT STYLE LUOHAN BOXING ILLUSTRATED朱霞天by Zhu Xiatian[published Oct, 1930] [translation by Paul Brennan, March, 2021] – 引言INTRODUCTION 余自垂髫致力拳藝,迄已二十餘年,此二十餘年中曾北走幽燕,西游甘陝,湖海一騎,挾以自豪者,子門羅漢拳亦其一也。此拳余受自第三業師,師法號企岳,系出少林,傳少林當代邁殊大師衣缽,功精內外,余北面執禮躬承提命者凡六年,惜限於天資,未窺堂奧,祇涉蹊徑面已。惟師愛余甚,末後乃以此拳授余,並謂余曰,此乃少林護山法拳,舍達摩點穴拳外,當推翹楚。少林拳藝震天下,然率皆混稱曰少林拳、少林棒,而不知少林系中尚有三乘十二門也。子丑寅卯四門為上乘,辰已午未四門為中乘,申酉戌亥四門為下乘,上乘恃以護山,向不外傳,外傳者僅中乘,而又以午門為多,至上乘中之子門拳,不但拳不外傳,並名亦不使外溢。此拳虎視龍驤,左顧右盼,有雷電飛騰、風雲叱咤之勢,研而精之,當者辟易,今以子天資渾厚、氣度寬大,用以相授,當不致挾以行不逞也,爾其珍之!余受而習之,又將六年,雖未精進,尚多心得。值茲國府提倡國術之際,國術運用,已納於正當途徑,爰為公開之貢獻,演而出之,以供同好,此舉或不致有忤師意也。不然,終恐此大好國術,因年湮代久,漸成廣陵散耳,霞天謹識I have devoted myself to boxing arts ever since childhood, more than twenty years. … Continue reading

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