The history of Eagle Claw Kung Fu started in the Shaolin Temple and the Chinese military training. Then it became a family tradition that was perassed from parent to child for generations.
It is a style of the Chinese martial arts which is more known for the grip techniques, the joint locks and the pressure point strikes. Monk, Lai Chin style combined this style with another form of boxing called Fanzi. Thus he expanded the range of strikes and adopted the aeral jumps. During the dynasty of Qing, the military instructor Liu Shi Jun became known as the ancestor of modern Eagle Claw and taught many students. The disciple of Liu Cheng You later taught Chen Zizheng who was invited to teach the style in the prestigious Chin Woo Athletic Association during the Republican era. The style spread as the Chin Woo Association opened schools in other provinces. Today is practiced around the world.