Gar Kung Fu
Red Dragon School of Martial Arts teaches a
Shaolin Five Animal System known as Hung Gar Kung Fu. It is
a close range hard style that contains empty hand forms,
weapon forms, Jung Hay Chi Kung breathing and hand
strengthening exercises, and the lion's dance.
The Hung Gar style uses the movements of
animals for self defense and to develop the body, mind and
spirit. These animals include the dragon, tiger, crane,
snake, and leopard. Each animal movement has its own
As humans we can learn from the attributes of
each animal and anyone can do this. The system is considered
by some to be very practical because it uses eighty to
ninety percent hands which mean it is easier to apply
especially in adverse weather.