The Lian Bu, or Continuous Steps, Form is the shortest form in the Northern Shaolin system taught by Sifu Wong Jackman with only about 30 movements.Lian Bu - Linking or Continuous Steps performed by Shifu Scott Jensen who teaches in Marin, Berkeley, and San Francisco, CA

Lian Bu, or Continuous Steps, Form is an excellent form that is easy to learn, practical for self defense, and very useful for developing good posture and mechanics.  Every single move in this form has a powerful, practical, self defense technique.Lian Bu - Linking or Continuous Steps performed by Shifu Scott Jensen who teaches in Marin, Berkeley, and San Francisco, CA

This is another form that is used for foundation training by multiple systems.   A version of Lian Bu is also often used in training Police and Military cadets in China today.Lian Bu - Linking or Continuous Steps performed by Shifu Scott Jensen who teaches in Marin, Berkeley, and San Francisco, CA

The Lian Bu, or Continuous Steps, Form teaches how to withdraw from a Bow Stance into a Crane Stance or Empty Stance and then step out again into a deep Bow Stance.  This type of movement was not present in the Tan Teui, or Steel Legs, Form.Lian Bu - Linking or Continuous Steps performed by Shifu Scott Jensen who teaches in Marin, Berkeley, and San Francisco, CA

The Lian Bu, or Continuous Steps, Form also teaches how to advance from one deep Bow Stance forward with a single step into another deep Bow Stance on the other side.  These patterns expand the mechanics taught in Steel Legs.Lian Bu - Linking or Continuous Steps performed by Shifu Scott Jensen who teaches in Marin, Berkeley, and San Francisco, CA

This form is really helpful for perfecting ones’ Bow Stances.  Advanced students will often return to Continuous Steps and use it to perfect the fine points of their stance work.Lian Bu - Linking or Continuous Steps performed by Shifu Scott Jensen who teaches in Marin, Berkeley, and San Francisco, CA

This form is also helpful in training the leg skills necessary to control the distance between oneself and the opponent.Lian Bu - Linking or Continuous Steps performed by Shifu Scott Jensen who teaches in Marin, Berkeley, and San Francisco, CA