|Date||20 Aug 2008|
Yong Chun White Crane is one of the oldest existing styles of traditional wushu. Created in the 17th century by Fang Qi Niang in the social cauldron that was Fujian Province after the Qing invasion of China, the style boasts an unbroken recorded lineage all the way down to the present day. This video shows Master Su Ying Han demonstrate the first pattern of Yong Chun White Crane, San Zhan, breaking it down into key sections. At the same time the voiceover explains the principles that underpin San Zhan, translated from an interview with Master Su. The video is designed as an introduction to the style and is the first in a series of more in-depth videos covering some of China's most famous styles to be produced by Wushu Scholar.