Tan Teui – Spring Steel Legs
History and Meaning of Tan Tan Teui
Tan Teui means Steel Spring Legs. Tan Teui is believed to about 400 years old. Tan Teui was created at the Shaolin Tmeple and was almost lost to history. When Huo Yuan Jia was founding the Ching Wu Association to preserve traditional Chinese martial arts in the 1920’s he sought out Tan Teui. Master Huo had heard of the great reputation this form had for building a strong foundation in martial arts but, he did not know anyone who knew it.