Introduction to Tien Shan Pai


By Grandmaster Huang Chien-Liang and Shi-Fu Ian Chisholm

Grandmaster Huang Chien-Liang’s long-awaited book, Introduction to Tien Shan Pai is now in final production and will be shipping from the publisher soon!

Introduction to Tien Shan Pai is a comprehensive synopsis of the attributes of this popular northern style of Chinese Kuoshu. Grandmaster Huang, Chien-Liang, 64th generation Grandmaster of Tien Shan Pai, provides details about the system’s history, characteristics, philosophy, and technique. Through the use of detailed explanations, multiple-angle photographs, and authentic primary sources, Tien Shan Pai’s vast array of skills is presented. Topics examined in the book include:

  • Stance training within the context of Tien Shan Pai
  • Warm-up exercises and kicks designed to promote flexibility, increased circulation, and healthy joints
  • Detailed instruction of Mei Hua Quan, one of Tien Shan Pai’s signature forms
  • An overview of Tien Shan Pai’s fighting techniques as taught by 63rd generation Supreme Master Wang, Chueh-Jen, “Double Broadsword King” of China
  • Power training for martial applications
  • Qin Na techniques and applications for self-defense

Written as a collective preliminary text, Introduction to Tien Shan Pai provides valuable insights for every reader, whether a beginner or an accomplished practitioner.


The book is now available online at in a paperback or hardcover format.

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