Head Instructor Dr. Mark Van Schuyver performing Tanglang Quan (Praying Mantis Kung Fu)
Ching Yi Kung Fu - Atlanta
Tángláng Quán. Translation: Praying Mantis Boxing
Tanglang Quan or Praying Mantis Kung Fu features skills in short, middle, and long range kicking, trapping skills, middle and close range hand techniques, joint locks, pressure point strikes, throws, and more.
Wong Long, the legendary originator of the northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu system, is said to have combined the best of several existing Shaolin styles while intigrating techniques derived from studying the praying mantis insect.
The styles of Tanglang Quan taught at Ching Yi Kung Fu - Atlanta include: Qīxīng (7 Star), Chángquán (Long fist), and Tàijí Méihuā (Grand Ultimate Plum Flower).