Level 5 – Silent, Hidden yet Deadly
Mantis catches the Cicada
Level 5 is the one to strive towards. It should be your first real goal on your Mantis Kung Fu journey!
In this level you will learn how to develop the snatching and catching energy combining both speed , power, agility & rhythm these elements are then combined to deliver a devastating effect on your prey. The weapons are an essential part of this process, in particular learning the tridents will increase the hitting power produced from your fists & also develop the particular arm strength needed to maintain a solid arm bridge – kil. The level further develops the concept of the Tong Long posture with the ability to round the back, extend the arms yet retain the loose joints required for heavy hitting. This level is the gateway to the advanced understanding of the Black Mantis Kungfu system.
In this level you will learn:
- the lengthening and improved structure of your bridge(connection between the Hand & Feet) & the unbendable Tonlong arm.
- precision striking.
- 3 new weapon forms. Trident form, Walking Sick form , Staff Vs Trident
- Tong Long Bo Sim Sau, the 5th form of the Black Mantis Tonglong system.
Snatch, Catch, Stick & Strike