Course: Northern Praying Mantis Level 2

Lead Instructor: Sean Daily
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This course covers level 2 of the Seven Star/Northern Praying Mantis system, and goes into more advanced material including trapping, seizing, advanced footwork, foot and leg checking, additional mantis theories, principles, and self-defense techniques, as well as full coverage of the Bai Yaun Tou Tao/Buck Yune Tow Toe ("White Ape Steals the Peach") Hand Form.

Course Lessons (15)

Basic Hook and Elbow Blocking

In this lesson we introduce you to defensive/blocking applications for the hook hand ("gou" or "diu") used extensively throughout Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu, as well as a variety of elbow blocks.

Trapping

In this lesson we introduce you to trapping applications with the hook hand ("gou" or "diu") used extensively throughout Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu.

Level 2 Conditioning: Strength Training

In this lesson we provide detailed instruction on SuperSlow weight training.

Grabbing and Seizing

In this lesson we provide detailed instruction on the application of grabbing and seizing of Praying Mantis.

Level 2 Punching: Backfist and Crescent Fist Punches

In this lesson we provide detailed instruction backfist and Crescent fist punches, two fundamental attacking of the Northern Praying Mantis.

Level 2 Temple Strikes and Alternating Temple Strikes

In this lesson we provide detailed instruction on temple strikes, a fundamental attack of the Northern Praying Mantis

Level 2 Praying Mantis Principles and Theories

In this lesson we provide detailed instruction on three new Praying Mantis Principles; Hook Grab, and Chop.

Level 2 Praying Mantis Kicking Attacks

In this lesson we provide detailed instruction on three new kicks; the Hook Heel kick, Reverse Heel kick, and Cross kick.

Kicking Series 2

In this lesson we continue the kicking series we started in Level 1.

Jab Cross Combinations

In this lesson we introduce you to jab and cross combinations, a basic combination that is used extensively by many styles

Level 2 Self Defense - Defending Headlocks

In this lesson we provide detailed instruction defending against common head locks.

Say Lo Sao 2

This lesson covers the Say Lo Sao 2 ("Four Directional Fist" routine form from the Northern/Seven Star Praying Mantis Kung Fu system.

Level 2 Bai Yaun Tou Tao ("White Ape Steals the Peach") Hand Form Row 1 of 3

This lesson covers instruction and applications for the motions of Row 1 Bai Yaun Tou Tao ("White Ape Steals the Peach")

Level 2 Bai Yaun Tou Tao ("White Ape Steals the Peach") Hand Form Row 2 of 3

This lesson covers instruction and applications for the motions of Row 1 Bai Yaun Tou Tao ("White Ape Steals the Peach").

Level 2 Bai Yaun Tou Tao ("White Ape Steals the Peach") Hand Form Row 3 of 3

This lesson covers instruction and applications for the motions of Row 1 Bai Yaun Tou Tao ("White Ape Steals the Peach").


Course Specs

Course Chapters

There are no individual chapters available for this course.

Course Goals

  1. Understand the Course topic
  2. Refine your ability to execute the techniques presented in the Course
  3. Become familiar with drills that can be used to develop your skills
  4. Achieve significant proficiency in the material

Testing & Certification

There are not currently any tests or certifications for this course.

Sean Daily

MartialSkill Chief Instructor

Sean Daily is a 16-year practitioner and instructor of Seven Star (Northern) Praying Mantis Kung Fu (Qi Xing Tanglang Q’uan), with teaching influences from both the Luo Guang Yu and Wang Chuan Yi branches of Seven Star Praying Mantis.

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