Tien Shan Pai Publications

Article I:

Our first article is an interview with 64th-generation Tien Shan Pai Grandmaster Huang Chien-Liang(reprinted with permission from the the Jan./Feb. 1998 issue of the Wu Gong Journal of Chinese Martial Arts. For purchase and subscription information, contact the Wu Gong Journal at 1370 Main Street, Dunedin FL 34698,(727) 734-8222).

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Article II:

“The Three Paths of Grandmaster Huang, Chien-Liang: What Will the Next 30 Years Bring?” Article by Jonathan Pett Miller.

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Article III:

“Unraveling The Mystery Of The Tien Shan Pai” (reprinted from Inside Kung Fu Magazine). Recently, there seems to be a renewed interest in the style known as Tien Shan Pai. At the same time, there is a good deal of confusion about Tien Shan Pai. Some people have heard of the name; others may know something about the style, but their information is muddled. Some common misconceptions include its origins and principal forms. The purpose of this article is to elaborate on Tien Shan Pai – for those people who know about it and those who don’t.

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Article IV:

“Huang Chien-Liang awarded 1998 Inside Kung Fu Instructor of the Year” (reprinted from Inside Kung Fu Magazine). To judge the positive impact of an instructor, one only has to look at his students. Can they perform or are they sloppy? Are they cocky or are they humble?

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Article V:

“Huang Chien-Liang Celebrates 25 Years in the U.S.; Raises $5000 for Charity” (reprinted from Inside Kung Fu Magazine). Rain poured down so hard, it deterred all except the most determined traveler from setting foot outside. Even under these conditions, more than 700 people from all over the country made their way to the Hunt Valley Marriott — a strange center for martial arts. This site is well known for the Kuoshu tournaments held here annually. This year, and this time, this hotel hosted a special celebration for a special teacher: Huang Chien-Liang.

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Article VI:

“The Toughest Tournament In The World” (reprinted from Inside Kung Fu Magazine) The World Kuoshu Championship has earned a reputation as the most violent and bloody martail arts event know to man. But with the years to come a mellowing in the traditional attitude, and with it a relaxing of the rules.

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Article VII:

“Master And Commander: Taiwan¡¯s Chang, Fu Chen” (reprinted from Inside Kung Fu Magazine) The first impression of Master Chang, Fu Chen is his fearsome appearance. He is an intense looking man, approximately six feet tall and built like a brick wall. In public, he rarely smiles and wears a set of jade and jewel encrusted rings that make him look like Taiwan¡¯s version of Tony Soprano. Yet, to those people who know him, Master Chang is an astonishing and remarkable combination ¨C martial arts Master, champion athlete and dancer, tea aficionado and a man possessing a wicked sense of humor.

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Article VIII:

“Tien Shan Pai’s 1-2 Punch” (reprinted from Inside Kung Fu Magazine) The characteristics of Tien Shan Pai reflect its northern Chinese origins and development. Low stances, techniques that feature long reach and high kicks executed in rapid combinations are all employed within the system’s forms. Grandmaster Huang Chien-Liang and Shi-fu Ian Chisholm demonstrate more in the September 2009 edition of Inside Kung Fu Magazine.

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Article IX:

“Grace and Power” (reprinted from Owings Mills Times) Martial arts grandmaster promotes peace through practice at his Owings Mills studio.
By Linda L. Esterson

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Article X:

“Back to Basics, December 2010” (reprinted from Kung Fu Magazine). Grandmaster Huang and Master Chisholm demonstrate some basic Tien Shan Pai techniques.

By Grandmaster Huang, Chien-Liang, and Master Ian Chisholm

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Article XI:

“Six Harmonies, One Mind (1993)” (reprinted from Kung Fu Magazine). Grandmaster Huang demonstrates Hsing I, and provides a basic explanation of its origins.

By Grandmaster (then Sifu) Huang, Chien-Liang and Melinda Chiu

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Article XII:

“USCKF’s Relief Demonstration (April 2002)” (reprinted from Action Martial Arts Magazine). Grandmaster Huang hosts a charity demonstration to benefit the families impacted by 9-11. It included forty-five two minute demonstrations from various Chinese disciplines.

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Article XIII:

“7th World Cup Kuo Shu Championships a Success (1993)” (reprinted from Kung Fu Magazine). This article discusses the astounding success of the seventh World Cup Kuo Shu Championship.

By Mike Onuschak

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Article XIV:

“U.S. Kuo Shu Stands Out (1993)” (reprinted from Kung Fu Magazine). Discusses the United States Kuo Shu Team’s success in the fourth Asia Cup International Chinese Kuo Shu Championships.

By Grandmaster (then Sifu) Huang, Chien-Liang and Melinda Chiu

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Article XV:

“Kung Fu For Life: An Interview with Master Huang Chien-Liang (Spring 1995)” (reprinted from The Hsing-I Journal). Andrea Cheng interviews Grandmaster Huang about his involvement in Kung Fu.

By Andrea Cheng

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