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RDH Interview 001, by Tyler Rea — A Southern Mantis Retrospective – July 28, 2018

There are many local Hakka Martial Arts here, such as, Li Gar, Li Jia, Bak Mei, Dragon, etc. They all share some similarity, but I can only speak for Hakka Mantis.  As a general rule, we can say that Hakka Mantis uses a ‘high horse’, rib cage power, and ‘ging’ coiled explosive force.  The correct horse is heel to toe.  The back is slightly raised, like a hunch back, while the chest is concave and sunk inward.  The force comes from the ground, up the legs, through the back, and out to the fingertips…