Sanshou which was originally developed by the Chinese military is based upon the study and practices of traditional Kung Fu and modern combat fighting techniques. It is a full contact system of fighting, which includes close range punches and kicks, with wrestling, takedowns, throws, sweeps and kick catches.
Modern Sanshou developed into a sport and protective equipment was introduced. Gloves, head-guards and body protection is now worn in competition bouts. A set of rules was also introduced to reduce the risk of serious injury.
|Time:||Thursday 19:30 - 21:00 Macroom Leisure Centre, Macroom, Co. Cork.|
|Form:||Water-buffalo training. Traditional stances, footwork and forms.|
|Application:||Traditional Kung Fu combat sequences with protective gear.|
|Force:||Fluid movement, Quick decision making, Instant modification.|
|Philosophy:||Techniques, Tactics and Strategies. Exploiting opponent's weakness and Avoiding his strong points.|