Monthly Archives: January 2022

LARGE WHEELING

– 大番車拳 LARGE WHEELING BOXING SET 黃漢勛師說明 text by Huang Hanxun [Wong Honfan] 韋漢生演式並書 performance and title calligraphy by Wei Hansheng [published in Hong Kong within 新武俠 New Martial Hero (issues #42–48), autumn, 1971] [translation by Paul Brennan, Jan, 2022] … Continue reading

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FLYING GOOSE PALMS

– 飛雁掌 FLYING GOOSE PALMS 黃漢勛演式說明 performance and text by Huang Hanxun [Wong Honfan] [published in Hong Kong within 新武俠 New Martial Hero (issues #37–39), autumn, 1971] [translation by Paul Brennan, Jan, 2022] – 引言 FOREWORD 漢勛一介武人,讀書有限而學人著書立說已屬大胆之作,初本用作同學參攷及備忘之用而已,後為利便遠道購取起見始由三五書局代售,更非為出版圖利,但求每年將收益作為出版新書之用,積二十有五年始編印,二十八種頗覺遲緩,如以螳螂派拳械對事計之祇三份之一耳!其他未出版者都已寫成講義及拍妥相片。惟近日市面竟將拙著翻板用書中圖片翻印其絀劣可知。漢勛乃藉藉無名之拳術教師而已,竟承書商錯愛,予以大力宣揚真出意料之外也。 拳術自清末拳匪之亂後式微迄今,有心人不禁為之痛惜!現方露復興之象,各派先進後起均能負起寫述本派之歷史與拳理乃前所本有之佳兆,書商為圖區區之利而犯摧殘武術復興實為武術界之共同大敵也。茲為應許凱如先生(念佛山人)之命而將十餘年前所攝之「飛雁掌」(又名「落鷹掌」)應之。漢勛决於年底退休,茲將之刋出者,乃一攷騐蓋非為名利也。讀者諸君幸垂詧之,並予指教焉。 七一年七月十五日黃漢勛 I … Continue reading

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