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BINH ÐINH - SA LONG CUONG
Vietnamese Traditional Martial Arts
Vietnam, a narrow piece of land with few habitants,
lies right next to a giant feudal country in the North,
which is always ready to annex and assimilate Vietnam
into one of its countries.
With the will of a free independent country and their
invincible patriotism, the Vietnamese have developed
a strong fighting spirit, which can be seen in the
decisive wars :
" To escape from the humiliating misery and
hardships of slavery.
They have to win the enemies "
Because of these always urgent and real demands for
the fate of their country, more than anybody else,
the Vietnamese researched and invented unique techniques
adaptable to the characteristics of the country, its people
and to the level of development of their technology,
society and economy. Those techniques of combat were
sufficient to oppose and stop the tyrannical invasion of
The Vietnamese traditional martial arts which is very
rich in forms, was developed based on the bloody
experiences acquired during the courageous fights to
protect their country and people .
The Founder Truong
thanh Dang spent his whole
life to understand, practice, research and consolidate
the cultural heritage and the martial arts treasure into
a unique, creative system .
The school of Binh Ðinh Sa long cuong was formed
from these majestic, unyielding Vietnamese martial arts.
It includes the best techniques of the Vietnamese
traditional martial arts and the Shaolindo Temple.
Truong thanh Dang, President of the
school had honored two Great Founders :
1. Great Founder Bodhidarma, Founder of the
Shaolindo Temple, the reknown Chinese traditional
2. King Quang Trung Nguyen Hue, the hero of
Tay Son at the end of the 18th century, who had
united the people mobilized the whole country.
He destroyed any plan to betray in search of honor,
and expelled more than 200,000 Man Thanh soldiers,
marking a glorious episode in the Vietnamese history .
With the goals of spreading and conserving this special
cultural heritage of the Vietnamese, and creating
a healthy environment for physical education and
effective self- defense in the daily life, The Binh Ðinh
Sa long Cuong, Vietnamese Traditional Martial Arts
Association was formed in March 1998 at :
The LINH SON Buddhist
4604 DUVAL Rd.
Austin, TEXAS 78727. USA
( 512 ) 794-8998
( 512 ) 246-7544
The Association is directed by Master Tran phu Huu,
Goldent Belt 5th degree of the School Bình Ðịnh
Sa Long Cuong, from 1998.