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English translation of the Shaolin Staff Scroll #1 - Theories & Forms, from the Shaolin Staff manual written in 1616.


Contents (150 pages, A5-size):

  • General Theory

  • Small Yaksha: 1st Staff Form

  • Small Yaksha: 2nd Staff Form

  • Small Yaksha: 5th Staff Form

  • Big Yaksha: 1st Staff Form

  • False-Grip: 1st Staff Form

  • Staff Defense 1st Form

  • Staff Defense 2nd Form

  • Staff Defense 3rd Form

  • Staff Defense 4th Form

  • Staff Defense 5th Form

  • Staff Defense 6th Form

  • Staff Defense Another 2nd Form

  • Staff Defense Another 4th Form

  • Staff Defense Another 6th Form


Features to help you learn & understand:

  • Hanyu Pinyin pronunciation for all Chinese text 
    To help you pronounce the stances' names accurately.

  • Chinese text side-by-side with the English translation
    For your reference to the meaning of every word.


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Jack Chen

Shaolin Staff Scroll #1 - Theories & Forms English Translation

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