The Southern Praying Mantis system is a very powerful and renowned martial art that requires many years of dedication and disciplined training with the correct guidance to achieve the ultimate power (Geng Tarn Ging) explosive shock power.
Sifu Adam Hansen from Blue Mantis Training Systems has developed a sophisticated online training package that will show you 3 of the basic SPM strikes. With each strike you will learn how to develop the power through striking hand pads once confident with the hand pads you will learn an application for the technique that is applied to a partner (known as a jong)
On completion of this entry level course you will be invited to take the next level, learning the 1st form of the SPM system Sarm Bo Gin
Pok Sou is known as the open hand strike, you will be using the palm of your hand to strike while the fingers are in a relaxed state
Pai Sou, known as slicing hand or knife fist, with this strike you will usr the side of your hand in a cutting and slicing motion to immobilise an aggressor
Gow Choi, known as the hammer fist, one of the most powerful strikes you will ever learn, this is a whipping motion down with a closed tight fist. Also known as thunder from the mountain (you can hear it coming although you cannot stop it)
Sifu Adam Hansen has trained in martial arts since the age of 8, his first contact with the Southern Praying Mantis kung Fu was in 1985, in 1989 started training SPM full time, in 1991 became one of the head instructors at the Chinese Kung Fu Academy on the Gold Coast Australia. In 1998 graded to Master level and opened his first school. In 2004 Blue Mantis Training Systems was established under this banner we offer Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Qi Gung, Womens Self Defence, Corporate training packages to improve the quality of mind.
In 2015 Sifu Adam Hansen travelled to Hong Kong to further his knowledge in the Chow Gar Mantis system, training directly under Sifu Hang Ng. In 2017 Sifu Hang Ng granted Sifu Adam Hansen the Australian representative for Chow Gar Mantis Kung Fu Association.
Diploma of Shiatsu & Oriental Therapies, Professionally qualified personal fitness trainer, Reiki Master