translated from spanish, jf has two clubs in dublin

In Ireland, it began to practice sporadically, when he was a boy, with a German professor of Ju-Jitsu, which taught some tricks to him of Karate. When beginning east World War II professor, had to return to its Germany country, put to him into the hands of professor Cheeng of Chinese origin, which founded a small school of Kung-Fu on Ireland. Spent some time, one became, in one of but strong schools of the West, practiced three styles different from Kung-Fu. In the school of Cheeng, it trained with several teachers like Allan Lee, Liong Fong (San Francisco), Tchao and Yakoha "steel Leg" (it consisted of the preparation of the shinbone to receive blows). By that time it had nine years of age, it trained five hours daily, it had to learn to read and to write in Chinese, they refused to teach kung-fu to him if it did not receive Chinese culture. Years but late, it trained with the teacher Murakawi de Okinawa, who was champion of the world of Kick-Boxing in Thailand, motivating and introducing to John Fanning in the competition, obtaining in 1968 the title of world-wide champion and revalidó in 1969, in which there was such number of injuries, that he was chosen to suspend it. After the competitions it was taken to East, where it trained with several teachers, learning their styles, were in Taiwan and Hong-Kong, later went to the Philippines and Japan, but late it was transferred to China, to a city to twenty miles of Corner, thing that was possible thanks to the references that it gave of him, the Lu teacher to who falls his greater admiration and respect. The Lu teacher, had a stop and perfect dominion, on almost all the styles of Kung-Fu, he initiated to John Fanning in the development of the internal energy Chi, the Lu teacher died at the age of one hundred three years, in a tibetano monastery. It continued practicing in countries like Thailand, Macao, Singapur, Shanghai, Hawaii, E.E.U.U., England, France, Germany, Holland and Switzerland. John Fanning was official of a group of Special Forces, military adviser in a country of Africa, etc..., in this one part of his life, was with real situations battle, where many of the things that had learned to not were him useful, which motivated to him to create its system of fight MING CH'UAN. John Fanning is expert in many styles of kung-fu, speaks and writes Chinese, is perfectly eighteen Chinese marksmen, is expert in firearms, knows to acupuncture and medicine. He began to teach his Ming-Ch'uan in 1971, Dublín (Ireland). The Ming recognized Ch'uan this like style codified in Taiwan. It arrived at Spain in 1981, where it distributed several short courses, it taught in Madrid to the teacher Loved, after open short courses and training deprived with black belts of the Loved school of, representing of the style Ming Ch'uan for Europe and Spain, this letter is in possession of the Ming-Ch'uan School. It left to the teacher Loved material on the style, forms, techniques, videos, etc..., leaving him to the directions and names of the professors of Ming Ch'uan who exist in Europe, of all this material extract and transcribed literally, the synopsis of the style Ming Ch'uan that left to the teacher John Fanning.

This method is based on the work with total contact with the opponent, preparation of the body in order to absorb the impact and in the development of the natural arms of the body (Iron Fist), with object to make breakings of bricks and blocks. The importance is located in the kicks and the flexibility, due to the emphasis on the total masters of all the situations battle. Fluidity and adaptability in contrast to the rigidity. The Kick-Boxing, Bando and Thai-Boxing are facets that are located within the system. The use of "All Korosu", systems of one hundred eight arms and fights military man hand-to-hand, in close places as it is practiced by the elite of the Special Forces of the World. Centuries of experience in tactics military, dictate the necessity of experts in all the modalities battle, Ming Ch'uan makes an effort to obtain this objective. Unlike most of the martial arts, the direction of this system this directed towards the practical and effective combat, opposed towards the competitive inclinations of others. Nevertheless this system retains its original form and its effectiveness does not lose by means of rules and regulations of the competitive structure. A subtle inherent aspect, within the Ming Ch'uan is the development of the Nui-Gung (to be able internal), prominent in cultures and Eastern, but not fomented religions in the West. The essence of the Chinese martial arts, is the combination of the systems of fight with or without arms in a whole, not like separated organizations, assuring therefore the total effectiveness in the combat. Ming Ch'uan has a repertoire of eighteen basicas kicks, you take hold, work in the ground, volteos, prey, breakups, desgarrones, any object that can be used in attack, etc...