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Benefits of SnowTiger Training


SnowTiger practice benefits the combat student in all areas of their life, not just with an ability to engage in unarmed combat and successfully end the encounter within 3 seconds. It is not just an end, but a means to an end.

Practice in the art of SnowTiger encourages proficiency in the martial discipline and the keen coordination of mind, body & spirit. It is a practice in scientific approach to the martial disciplines in which advancing age is not a hindrance.

True SnowTiger allows the enthusiast to practice a daily life in which the mind, body and spirit are trained and developed with humility, and in critical times, one seeks the cause of justice.

SnowTiger training strengthens the mind, develops composure, a clearer thought process, deeper insight into one’s mental acuity, and enhances self-confidence.

  • Training in SnowTiger strengthens the entire body, improves coordination, quickens reflexes, builds stamina and overall health.

  • It values courtesy, integrity, humility, justice, honor, and self-control.


SnowTiger, primarily considered a combat specialization or “kill system”, can also be described as a martial art, or fighting method, involving a variety of techniques, including strikes, parries, blocks, evasive technique, bone breaking, throws, and joint manipulations & breaks. SnowTiger practice is divided into six core aspects:

  1. Moving Basics

  2. Forms

  3. Reading

  4. Response Drills

  5. Sparring and

  6. Combat Drills


SnowTiger as a total way of life that goes well beyond the combat & self-defense applications. In traditional SnowTiger, we always keep in mind that the true opponent is oneself.

We strive to make our physical techniques pure expressions of our mind’s intention, and to improve our mind’s focus by understanding the essence of the physical techniques. By perfecting our SnowTiger training and practice we are enhancing our own spirit or our own mental acuity. For example, eliminating weak and indecisive movements in our SnowTiger technique, helps to eliminate weakness and indecision in our minds, applied to our daily lives. It is in this sense that SnowTiger becomes a way of life, as we seek to become enlightened, gratified and peaceful people.

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