Ch'i Kung (The Healing 18 Lohan Hands)
By Sifu Seng Jeorng Au
Volume-1. An Intro to Lohan chi kung:
In this beginning volume, an Introduction to Lohan Ch'i Kung, you will be shown an easy and gentle way of starting the practice of Shaolin Ch'i Kung. The Lohan Ch'i Kung Integration Set is shown in three parts. Part I is called the Nine Golden Elixirs consisting of: 1-Turning Waist, 2-Cat Stretches in the Morning, 3-Humble Man pays Respect, 4-Green Bamboo Bends in the Wind, 5-Spirit Rises, 6-Golden Eagle Flies, 7-Pretty Maiden Plays in the Water, 8-Yin Yang Hand, and 9-Heavenly Dragon Throws out the Pearl. Part II is an energy exercise called: San Jiao designed to invigorate the practitioner by stimulating the three DanTiens: Upper (Head), Middle (Chest) and Loser (Abdomen). The use of toning during the breathing process will gently massage from within. It is recommended to refrain from doing this particular exercise before bed as it might prevent you from easily falling asleep because of the increased energy. The Three Ch'is (Shen, Ch'i and Jing) are of focus during the San Jiao practice. Part III is an active Ch'i Kung exercise designed to help integrate Ch'i development while moving. Walking, Breathing, Focusing and Toning are integral to this final part of the Integration Set.
Au’s Shaolin Arts is a non-profit cultural arts and amateur athletic sports corporation dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Martial and Healing Arts of the Shaolin Temple of China. ASA gives instruction in two styles of Traditional Southern Shaolin Kung Fu - Hung Gar and Choy Lee Fut (CLF) Kung Fu from Grandmaster Kong Buck Sam of Hawaii and for the more serious CLF practitioners, Choy Lee Fut from Grandmaster Chan Yong Fa of Australia.
ASA’s Ch'i Kung/Tai Chi Program also come from Grandmaster Chan Yong Fa and is based upon the 18 Lohan Hands Ch'i Kung as taught to the monks at the Shaolin Temple in 527 AD by the famous Indian Patriarch of Mahayana Buddhism, Bodhidharma who is also known to the Chinese as Tamo (Damo). ASA promotes contemporary personal protection through a cutting edge non-deadly Force program as taught by renowned Sifu Seng Jeorng Au. ASA's Non-Deadly Force program utilizes techniques to subdue an assailant without the use of excessive force and is a more humane and legally compliant form of personal protection than traditional martial arts