|Also known as||Tiger Claw System|
|Focus||Striking, throwing, joint manipulation|
|Country of origin||China|
|Famous practitioners||Wong Bill Hong|
|Parenthood||Shaolin Kung Fu|
Fu Jow Pai (Chinese :虎爪派, Cantonese Jyutping: Fu2 Zaau2 Pai3, Mandarin pinyin :Hǔ Zhǎo Pài, literally "Tiger Claw School", also "Tiger Claw System" or "Tiger Claw Style"), originally named "Hark Fu Moon" (Chinese :黑虎門, Cantonese Jyutping: Hak1 Fu2 Mun4, Mandarin pinyin :Hēihǔmén, literally "Black Tiger School", also "Black Tiger System"), is a Chinese martial art that has its origins in Hoy Hong Temple out of Tiger techniques of Five Animal Kung Fu, Ng Ying Kungfu (Chinese: 五形功夫). The system "was modeled after the demeanor and fighting strategy of an attacking tiger. Techniques unique to Fu-Jow Pai are ripping, tearing, clawing and grasping applications."
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Fu Jow Pai Grand Masters trained in the following additional styles:
In 1971, Wai Hong sponsored the first all open style full-contact kung fu tournament in the US and which became the model for future US full-contact tournaments.[ citation needed ] He also founded the Eastern United States Kung-Fu Federation, which he led for eight years. Fu-Jow Pai has appeared in multiple movies, documentaries, and tournaments.
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