Northern Eagle Claw Kung Fu System

About Northern Eagle Claw

Kung Fu means “skill and effort” and can describe anything that one needs to spend time training in and becoming skillful in. When it means “martial art,” Kung Fu refers to the hundreds of styles of martial arts in China, all of which are different. However, there is one thing that all Chinese martial arts have in common and that is the idea that Kung Fu itself is merely skill.

History of Northern Eagle Claw

The Eagle Claw System can be traced back to the end of the Southern Sung Dynasty (about 1250 AD.) At this time, China, under the rule of the King Go Chung, was being invaded by the Mongolian “Golden Soldiers”. The Sung general in charge of resistance to the “Golden Soldiers” was Ngok Fei. Training his soldiers in fighting techniques he had learned from a Sil Lum monk named...

Curriculum of Eagle Claw

The Eagle Claw system is a complete system of Fisticuffs that covers every type of fighting situation. The techniques were originally developed for soldiers for hand-to-hand combat. It covers a wide range of fighting tactics from ground fighting to locking.The curriculum is composed of empty hand routines, 2 person fighting practice, 108 locking techniques, and weapons.
Since 1972, Ying Jow Pai (Northern Eagle Claw System) has been providing instruction in Kung Fu and Tai Chi in the New York City and other locations in the United States and abroad. We hope you enjoy our website and will stop by and visit us if you are in the area. This site is designed to give you information about our facility, our style of martial arts, our staff and provide you with information on how to contact us as well. Visit Rothrocks Kung Fu Studio for more information about classes and programs