What is Kung Fu San Soo and where did it come from?
Ancient Chinese Martial Arts written in Chinese history for over 5,000 years. Refined in Chinese temples over the last 2,000 years. Concepts were taught in the Chin family of Toi San, China for over 200 years, and were brought to the United States in the 1930's by Lo Si Fu (Grand Master). Chin Siu Dek, a martial art of scientific principles of physics and leverage, teaches all ranges of combat from punching, kicking, throwing, locking, and striking. Attacks are aimed at sensitive areas of the body and are taught to be delivered with the entire body force. Techniques are not legal in any type of competition, but taught to elite fighting units, ideal for self defense and physical fitness, great for stress reduction, as well as teaching different philosophies and historical Chinese terms.
Chin Lo Si Fu (Grand Master) was born in Toi San, China, around 1905 and started learning Kung Fu at age five. He was chosen by his uncle Chin Siu Hung at age seven to become the art's representative. His uncle was famous for his great fighting techniques and winner of many death matches. For the next 14 years he assigned 5 master uncles to supervise Chin Siu Dek's training. By the time he was a teenager he trained 10 to 12 hours a day, seven days a week. At the age of 18 he was sent to various places to teach and instruct young men and fought in NO RULES matches in China. He was an undefeated champion. He came to the United States in the 1930's and taught in cousin clubs. For forty years he was noted as one of the finest Martial Arts Kung Fu instructors to have ever lived. He lived until the year 1991.