Lohan #1 was the first Lohan form taught by Sifu Wong Jackman. Lohan #1 is a short,
40 move, power punching form. Lohan #1 throws huge, long wind up, total
commitment, punches that land like crashing boulders falling off of a mountainside.
Lohan #1 is not a subtle skills form, but rather, a battleship with all guns blazing kind of
Lohan #1 has a long intro of ritual Qi Gong moves that balance the body and
concentrate your mind. They look cool too. This is one of the coolest openings of any
form and has a real Shaolin essence to it. Then the punching starts. There are
occasional blocks, but they are smashing hard blocks, not subtle parries, or redirects.
The punching style of Lohan #1 can be described as smashing, sweeping, pounding,
and perhaps even wild flailing. This form works well with wrist weights or steel rings,
and is a power training sequence that captures a wide open, power swinging, style.
These are the kind of punches that can be seen coming a long ways a way, but are so
forceful, they are hard to block, and even a single can injure, or knock a person out.
Although Lohan #1 can be learnt by beginning students, because its moves are simple
and wide open, it takes real skill, real kung fu, to master it. Although simple, these
moves are not easy to perform at full speed, power, and commitment, because they
push the limits of speed, power, and commitment that can be achieved with the human
Pitching a ball isnʼt too hard. Throwing a 100 mph pitch like a major league pitcher is
essentially the same motion as a basic pitch, yet it requires real skill in coordinating the
whole body. Lohan #1 is throwing major league 100 mph fast balls with your fists. It
takes some real effort to acquire these punches fully.