Represents External Strength. The Tiger's movements are overpowering and strong. Tiger training builds tendons and bones, and strengthens the spine and neck.
Represents External Strength and Development of Rapidity. The Leopard's attacks have loose whipping power. Leopard builds the skin, tendon, muscle and bone. Its attacks are more powerful and penetrating.
Represents Internal Strength. The Dragon's movements are soft and circular (Similar to Tai Chi). The Dragon builds the spirit, and uses its whole body to attack or defend.
When imitating the monkey, the body must be relaxed and agile. The movements are fast, strikes are done using the full body, and attack and defense happen from extreme stances.
Represents Internal Strength and chi and it's the transition to a higher level. The Snake's movements are soft and coiling. Snake builds the internal energy and chi, and its attacks are relaxed, releasing chi upon impact. Sibilant and compressive respiration with fast movements of the hand.
Represents both Internal and External Strength. The Crane's attacks are circular and end with quick exploding power. The Crane improves physical and internal balance. Hands are shaped into wings and the beak.
The style includes static stances from which it is possible to observe the opponent, and quick, elegant striking movements. Hands are shaped into wings or claws.
ANIMAL VS ANIMAL
Through the Southern Shaolin animal claws and the Hung gar animal claws, student learn animal against same animal combat. Moreover, there will be chances to experiment animal vs different animal combat. For example, snake in the eagle's shadow.