Book 1: Iron Palm Fundamentals

Grandmaster Brian Gray

ISBN: 978-1-932078-89-3, July 2008, 110 pages, 7×10, sc

 

This is the conditioning book. The book details how to condition the hand to withstand pressure of Iron Palm strikes, the changing process that gives a practitioner a deadly palm, as well as the physics for breaking objects. Also outlines how to avoid the pitfalls of training with fraudulent teachers and the damage from improper training.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

Chapter 1—History

  • Martial Arts Evolved in China
  • The Value of Herbal Knowledge
  • Beware of Those Hiding Behind Lineage Charts
  • Best Iron Palm Method

Chapter 2—Conditioning the Palm

  • The Superior Iron Palm Method
  • Iron Palm Training
  • Dried Peas
  • Hand Conditioning Positions
  • Apply Liniment
  • How May Liniments Are Necessary?
  • The Conditioning Routine
  • How Often Should You Condition?
  • Keeping the Hand Charged
  • Training Hazards
  • Correct Age to Start Conditioning

Chapter 3—How to Break Solid Objects

  • Why Break Boards and Bricks?
  • To Understand Advanced Breaking, Master the Fundamentals
  • Wood
  • Breaking Solid Quantity Versus Stacked Quantity
  • Imitation is No Substitute for Real Knowledge
  • Brick
  • Marble Blocks
  • Stone
  • Hands and Feet
  • The Nine Principles of Breaking

Chapter 4—Fraudulent Breaking Methods

  • Master is More than Just Being Able to Break
  • Palm Heel Strike is Not Iron Palm
  • The Ninja Mystique

Chapter 5—Striking with the Iron Palm

  • Levels of Intensity while Striking
  • Grandmaster Gray’s Appearance on ABC-TV’s “Evening Magazine”
  • Selective Breaking
  • Preserving the Integrity of the Art
  • There Is No Need for Secrecy in the Iron Palm

Chapter 6—Dark Cults and the Martial Arts

  • A Never Before Published Article
  • Do Cults Exist in the Martial Arts?

Chapter 7-—Times I’ve Used My Iron Palm

  • How Do We Know What Is Effective?
  • Skills from Real Life Battles Are Important
  • The Power of the Iron Palm is No Exaggeration
  • My Days as a Bouncer

Chapter 8—Warnings From an Iron Palm Master

  • Why I Wrote My First Book
  • Use Only Proven Liniments
  • Why I Stay Involved

Chapter 9—Iron Palm Injuries

  • The Dangers of Improper Training
  • Slapping a Concrete Slab
  • Breaking Too Large a Stack
  • Simple Training Rules

Chapter 10—Questioning Iron Palm Practices

  • There is Nothing Wrong with a Proper and Polite Question
  • Know Your Formula
  • Do You Want to be a Magician or a Martial Artist?
  • Poisonous and Non-Poisonous Iron Palm
  • Final Warning

ISBN: 978-1-932078-89-3, July 2008, 110 pages, 7×10, sc

 

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