PRESENTATION.

Dear colleagues and lovers of the martial arts, it is for me a great honor and pleasure the be able to introduce the European Praying Mantis Boxing Association.
This non-profit association arose out of the desire of several persons to develop, promote and diffuse Praying Mantis boxing (Tanglangquan) in Europe.

These persons include some Tanglangquan masters of Qingdao, and three teachers in three European countries: in France Master Patrick Cassam-Chenaï expert in Taiji Tanglangquan (Song Zide branch) and Qixing Tanglangquan (Luo Guang Yu Branch); in Italy joined Master Angelo D'aria, expert in Taiji Tanglangquan (Song Zide branch) and Qixing Tanglangquan (Luo Guang Yu and Lin Jing Shan Branches); in Spain Master David Conches, expert in Taiji Tanglangquan (Song Zide branch), Qixing Tanglangquan (Wang Yunpeng branch) and introduced in Babù Tanglangquan (Wei Xiao Tang branch).

The E.P.M.B.A. has the recognition, support and collaboration of great associations of the Praying Mantis boxing of China such as: the Shandong Tanglangquan Association, the Qingdao Tanglangquan Association, the Qingdao Taiji Tanglangquan Association, the Qingdao Qixing Tanglangquan Wang Yunpeng Association, of Shandong, China, the European Research Institute of Chinese Martial Arts of France, the Qixing Tanglangquan Association from Italy, and the Shaolin Changquan & Shandong Traditional Wushu Association of Spain, etc.

The European Praying Mantis Boxing Association was founded on April 26, 2014, at its headquarters in Via Zanardi Bonfiglio 104. 27058 Voghera, (PV) Italy.
After the vote of the Board of Directors, Mr. Maurizio Alessandro, was nominated President, Master David Conches, Vice President, Master Angelo D'aria, Secretary and counselor, and Master Patrick Cassam-Chennaï, general counselor. It also has several great and renowned Chinese Masters of Tanglangquan as Honorary Presidents and advisors in matters related to the Tanglangquan.

The European Praying Mantis Boxing Association is governed by the rules that follow the different associations of Praying Mantis boxing of the Shandong province, cradle, origin and development land of this fighting method. So it recognizes the following branches of the style:
Taiji Tanglangquan (The "Taiji" or Great Ultimate Praying Mantis boxing)
Meihuá Tanglangquan (The Plum Flower Praying Mantis boxing)
Qixing Tanglangquan (The Seven Star Praying Mantis boxing)
Liùhe Tanglangquan (The Six Harmonies Praying Mantis boxing)
Babù Tanglangquan (The Eight Steps Praying Mantis boxing)
Tanglang Changquan (The Praying Mantis long boxing)
Mimen Tanglangquan (The secret door Praying Mantis boxing)
Yuanyang Tanglangquan (The Mandarin Duck Praying Mantis boxing)

STATUTES
Article 1. It is the European Association of the praying mantis boxing, sporting purposes, socialization, and study and research of the martial disciplines, and the Oriental culture.
Article 2. The Association has its registered office in Via Zanardi Bonfiglio, 104. Voghera 27058 (PV) Italia.
Article 3. The Association was founded to promote and disseminate the practice and the study of Oriental, martial and sporting disciplines such as: Kungfu, Tanglangquan, Chinese gymnastics (Qigong) and other oriental disciplines that come in this field, and to organize workshops, meetings and competitions of these arts.
Article 4. To be part of this partnership, you will need to apply for admission. The application form may be rejected by the Board of Directors, without having to give any explanation.
Article 5. Members registered in the Association, will be able to practice and study the disciplines proposed by the Association, will have to pay an annual fee of the Association, which will be set each year by the Board of Directors.
Article 6. The members of the Association must observe the rules of procedure of the rules of procedure, which shall be communicated to them. The non-observance of the rules of procedure will result in expulsion from the Association.
Article 7. The business activities of the Association begin in September and end in July of the following year (sporting year). The associative year begins in January and ends in December of the same year (calendar year).
Article 8. The assets of the Association shall consist of dues that members must pay for access to the services that the Association offers and payment of equipment purchased to the Association.
Article 9. The assets of the Association will be used to pay for employee benefits the teachers who give their teaching in the Association, to organize events for the promotion and dissemination of the same Association, and participation in national and international competitions.
Article 10. In the event of dissolution of the Association, the heritage of the same will be donated sporting purposes related to disclosure of the martial arts and oriental arts of Italy.
Article 11. The Constitution of this Association is in time undefined. The time of duration of the Board of Directors, shall be 5 years. For the renewal of the Board of Directors, all members can participate in the elections.


SHEET OF AFFILIATION TO THE EUROPEAN PRAYING MANTIS BOXING ASSOCIATION (E.P.M.B.A.)
To be able to be part of this partnership it is necessary to fill in all the sections shown below and send them to the:
Headquarters in Italy: Angelo D'Aria [dariaangelo@hotmail.it]
Headquarters in France: Patrick Cassam-Chenai [tanglang@free.fr]
Headquarters in Spain: David Conches [david@goldendragon.es]

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More information on the three offices above indicated or at: www.facebook.com/#!/pages/EPMBA
info@goldendragon.es

Best regards.
David Conches
Vice President of European Praying Mantis Boxing Association