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Shanxi Hsing-I (Sung) Style
    
Si-Gung Sung Shi Rong
Late Founder of the
Shanxi Hsing-I (Sung Style)
- Grandmaster
Sung Shi Rong

Shanxi Hsing-I is one of the oldest of Chinese kung fu styles, tracing its roots back to approximately 1130 A.D to the Sung Dynasty's famous military General - Marshall Yueh Fuei. Although he is accredited as the founder, he always gave credit to a wandering Taoist Monk who he learnt from. The founder of the Sung Style of Shanxi Hsing-I is attributed to Grandmaster Sung Shi Rong.

This style is famous for its Wu Hsing (5 elements) which represent:

These five seemingly simple elements require complete mind and body integration, and take years to master. The art requires three stages of learning: the mind talks to the body, the mind and body become one, and the harmony of mind and body move as one. The use of the mind is so fundamental that the 'I' in Hsing-I is usually translated as Intellect or Mind.

This system is only taught to the most senior of the School's Wing Chun students, which includes training in the weapons:

    
Sung Hu Chen Son of
Song Shi Rong
(Si-Jo Chu
Grandfather's master)

Grandmaster Chu Wan Pong, continues to teach and provide guidance to Si-Gung Roger Smart today.

Si-Gung Roger Smart and his present master Si-Gung Chu Wan Pong
Si-Gung Roger Smart and his present Master -
Grandmaster Chu Wan Pong