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Reference - Useful reference material on authentic Pak Mei. Pak Mei (White Eyebrow) books: this list is by no means extensive and in time will expand.

Pak Mei Kung-fu & Chinese Culture Master Sam Choi, Pak Mei Kung-fu & Chinese Culture
Author: Sam Choi
Another informative book on Pak Mei (White Eyebrow) Kung Fu from Sifu Sam Choi.

This is an interesting and compelling book on the personal views and anecdotes of Sifu Sam Choi about where and how traditional Chinese martial arts and in particular authentic Pak Mei Kung-fu lays in today’s modern day society.  Its an honest piece of commentary explaining the elements and fundamental mind set of any true Pak Mei practitioner, fantastic anecdotal stories of the past 5th generation Sifu Cheung Bing Faat and SiJo Cheung Lai Chuen. Sam Choi also gives a concise explanation of the core Pak Mei forms, with a good description and meaning of the closed doors forms of Pak Mei Kung-fu, Sahp Baa Morr Kiu (18 Grinding Bridges Set) and Mang Fu Chuet Lahm (Fierce Tiger comes out of the Woods).

For those that have trained in authentic Pak Mei kung fu and have a good understanding of the core components and more insight into the style, this is a must have book.

Pak Mei Kung Fu – Martial Concepts & Training Methods

Pak Mei Kung Fu – Martial Concepts & Training Methods
Author: Williy Pang
Another informative book on Pak Mei (White Eyebrow) Kung Fu from Sifu Williy Pang.

This book focuses on many of the technical aspects of this unique system in a purely informative way, by explaining the many traditional poems and couplets that have been passed down from generation to generation that helps the practitioner to understand the system he/she has trained so diligently.

For those that have trained in authentic Pak Mei kung fu and have a good understanding of the core components of the style this is a must have book.

Pak Mei Kung Fu - Southern Style Staff

Pak Mei Kung Fu - Southern Style Staff
Author: Williy Pang
While its reputation has primarily been built upon its unique approach toward hand-to-hand combat, Pak Mei maintains an equally impressive array of traditional Chinese weaponry within its martial repertoire.

Among the fundamental armaments of China’s civilian population, the staff was the most accessible and ready to use. Daai Jan Gwan, literally the "Great Formation Pole", is a foundational Pak Mei weapon set designed to defend against multiple assailants.

On a broader scale, this routine reveals many shared common characteristics found in traditional Southern Chinese martial arts. Its fundamental principles, training methods, and combative concepts exemplify the essence of nearly all traditional Southern Chinese staff methods.

Pak Mei Kung Fu Developed by Master Thomas Cheng

Pak Mei Kung Fu Developed by Master Thomas Cheng
Author: Zheng Wei Ru
An interesting read on the Pak Mei system with a good deal of information realting to the core principles and concepts of this unique traditional art.

The book main focus is on Sahp Baa Morr Kiu - 18 rubbing / grinding bridges form with photos depicting the technique and as well as some basic application of the techniques.

Pak Mei Kung Fu - The Myth & the Martial Art Pak Mei Kung Fu - The Myth & the Martial Art
Author: S. L. Fung
A new book released on Pak Mei Kung Fu.
An interesting read on the myths, folk stories, legends on the Monk Pak Mei and a fantastic insight into the principles and concepts of this rare and unique martial art.
Pak Mei Kuen Pak Mei Kuen
Author: Sifu Sam Choi
A new book released on Pak Mei Kung Fu.
An interesting bi-lingual read on authentic fist skills of Pak Mei (White Eyebrow) system. Primarily concentrates on the systems bench mark form Gow Bo Teuw Kuen - 9 Step Push Fist (Form), with a pictorial breakdown of the form with its traditional Chinese names.
Pak Mei- a Dedication Pak Mei- a Dedication
Author: Robert Yandle
A new book released on Pak Mei Kung Fu.
This new book will cover the origin, history and the style of Pak Mei Quan (Fist).
Pak Mei Fist

Pak Mei Fist
Author: Wong Zi Gwan (Huang Zhijun)
A new book on the White Eyebrow system Wong Zi Gwan who is an accomplished Pak mei practitioner as well as a Zhaoqing policeman, mainland China.

Apparently this book is 400 pages and details the history, origins, 15 of Pak Mei's forms & 3 Qi Gong sets.

Would certainly be worth having in the archive for all Pak Mei enthusiasts!

Pak Mei Fist School Curriculum

Pak Mei Fist School Curriculum
Author: Sifu Wong Yiu Kai (6th Generation).
A book written solely in Chinese, depicting the systems curriculum as taught under the Cheung Beng Lum lineage.

Interestingly, while flicking through this small book it looks like it gives a good account of Si Jo Cheung Lai Chuen history as told by his 2nd Eldest son. The book also shows the order in which the Pak Mei system is taught under Si Bak's lineage with various photos of his top disciples posing in movements from the various forms in the system.

Shaolin White Eyebrow Fist Boxing

Shaolin White Eyebrow Fist Boxing
Author: Ye Yu Ting - Kindly donated to me by a Pak Mei brother in Taiwan, Tim Greenwood.
A book written solely in Chinese, depicting the systems first form - Jik Bo Kuen (Straight Step Punch).

Interestingly, while flicking through this small book (though I can't read a word of it), it gives hand drawn diagrams of the movements in Jik Bo Kuen, as well as some of the traditional strength building exercises, dim mak charts showing the various acu-points that the Pak Mei system targets and some very basic explanations of the applications of the Straight Step Punch.

Pak Mei Fist Techniques

Pak Mei Fist Techniques
Author: Sifu Lee Ngai Shing - Copy kindly donated to me by Juan Morales - Authentic Pak Mei Kung Fu - Malaga, Spain
Various accounts from different Pak Mei sources, tell me that this is exactly the same book as the one below, just with another cover.

From all accounts, this particular book is now out of print. This book may give a beginner or a keen martial arts enthusiast a good introduction into the system providing that you can read Chinese!

Shaolin White Eyebrow Fist Boxing

Shaolin White Eyebrow Fist Boxing
Author: Sifu Lee Ngai Shing
A book written solely in Chinese, depicting the systems first form - Jik Bo Kuen (Straight Step Punch) that was published back in 1971.

This book is most likely the original book from which the book above has been taken from; it gives photographic illustrations of the movements in Jik Bo Kuen, as well as some of the traditional strength building exercises, dim mak charts showing the various acu-points that the Pak Mei system targets and some very basic explanations of the applications of the Straight Step Punch.

Pak Mei Kuen

Pak Mei Kuen
Author: Sifu Lee Ngai Shing
Various accounts from different Pak Mei sources, tell me that this is exactly the same book as the one above, just with another cover.

From all accounts, this particular book is now out of print. This book may give a beginner or a keen martial arts enthusiast a good introduction into the system providing that you can read Chinese!

Pak Mei Kung Fu - White Eyebrow

Pak Mei Kung Fu - White Eyebrow
Author: H.B. Un. ISBN: 0-901764-19-1
One of the first books to be publicly published on this rare system of Chinese martial arts. The book focuses on the Gow Bo Teuw Kuen (9 Step Push Fist) set. Though it doesn't really go into a great deal of detail on the form. It does however, give a good account of the 'late' Great Grand Master Cheung Lai Chuen's history on how he came to learn and master this unique system.

This book gives a beginner or a keen martial arts enthusiast a good introduction into the systems lineage, history, forms, etc.

Pak Mei Tiger Fork - Left Right Big Pa

Pak Mei Tiger Fork - Left Right Big Pa
Author: Sifu Ng Yiu
One of the only books to be published demonstrating one the many authentic Pak Mei weapon sets within the system.

The book is written in both English and Chinese with easy to follow diagram and illustrations of the Tiger Fork form and some of it's applications against more traditional weaponry.

The Complete Guide to Kung Fu Fighting Styles

The Complete Guide to Kung Fu Fighting Styles
Author: Jane Hallander
This is a fairly good book that gives a very reasonable descriptive overview of various styles of Chinese martial arts. The Pak Mei Kung Fu section, is provided with an interview between Jane Hallander and 5th Generation Pak Mei Sifu So Kim Kwong, in Hong Kong.

Sifu So, gives a very good account of the system folklore history and some of it's concepts and fighting principles.

Pak Mei Hei Gung (Bai Mei Qi Gong) - White Eyebrow (Internal) Breathing Exercises

Pak Mei Hei Gung (Bai Mei Qi Gong) - White Eyebrow (Internal) Breathing Exercises
Author: Unknown
This is a rare book to get hold of. It demonstrates internal breathing sets specific to Emei Shaolin tradition. Unfortunately this book is completely written in Chinese characters with various photographic images depicting three different qi gong sets.
Certainly one for the archive!

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