It was taught to Master Lau Sam Ngan, a tiger hunter, by a monk on retreat from the temple. This first Master Lau had the nickname Three Eyed Lau, because a deep scar in the middle of his forehead resembled a third eye. He became a student of the respected Master Tang Hoi, and trained for nine years before earning the right to teach students of his own.
On March 17, Master Lau, passed away at the age of Lily, at the age of nineteen, rose to her father's position and became the 8th Generation Eagle Claw Kung Fu Grandmaster. Not by choice, however, but due to the circumstances and cultural expectations.
As part of the celebrations on Sunday, some of their members took part in a display in Wakefield. Some of the more experienced members regularly put on displays at schools and at galas, and compete against other groups from across the UK. Lau Gar includes the dragon, tiger, leopard, snake and crane styles of combat.
Each form could then take a year or so to learn, with weapons learned last. In current times, this mode of instruction is generally considered impractical for students, who have other concerns beyond practicing kung fu. However, some instructors still follow traditional guidelines and make stance training the majority of their beginner training.
Andy Lau took the opportunity to take his wife and 6-year-old daughter, Hanna, to Prague for a holiday during the recent school holidays in Hong Kong. Hanna, who is currently enrolled in kindergarten, was on a school break for close to two months, and the entire family spent half a month vacationing in Europe, according to Hong Kong media. The family first flew to England where they took a connecting flight to Prague.
Lau Gar Keun Lau Family Fist is one of the 5 original ancestor styles of kung fu, and therefore among one of the oldest. It was learned from a monk on retreat from that temple by Master Lau Sam Ngan, "Three Eyed Lau", a tiger hunter, whom is honour as founder of the style. He is reputed to have earned his name because of a deep scar in the middle of his forehead which resembled a third eye.
We study Toisan village Choy Lee Fut. Created for self defence, it is useful for fighting more then one person at a time if necessary. We utilize short to mid range bridges, trapping and long range strikes.
The Song court set up its capital in Hang Chow. Ngok Fei was able to win victory after victory because he was a clever tactician, and above all because of the kung fu system he taught to his troops. Ngok Fei was a junior officer who rose from the ranks of recruits. He was not only an excellent strategist, but also a scholar and always showed moral integrity and loyalty to the Emperor.
There are many schools of kung fu and Lau Gar Kuen is one of the oldest being one of the original 5 ancestor styles. It was learned from a monk on retreat from that temple by Master Lau Sam Ngan, "Three Eyed Lau", a tiger hunter, whom we honour as founder of our style. He is reputed to have earned his name because of a deep scar in the middle of his forehead which resembled a third eye.