Shuaishou Mantis, which was derived from the mantis of Meihua, is also called "Meihua shuaishou mantis boxing". Meihua shuaishou mantis is one of the most practical fighting styles. It was created by the martial artist who was nicknamed the "Iron Arm Shuaishou Sun" in the late Qing dynasty.
The technique is fast, rapid, accurate and heavy. Descriptions of it include being like the soft handle of a heavy hammer, moving like a gun out of the chamber, being exact like Li Guang’s archery, being light like a dragonfly on water, being quick like a shooting star, moving like a dragon or flying like a goose. The main technique are gou, lu, cai, guai, shuaibeng. The shuaishou is a side arm ahead, with the forearm shaking the wrist, putting the strength on the back of the hand hitting forward. The shuaishou needs to be as hard as chicken peck, and like dragonfly on water. It breaks loose soft, strong and crisp, hand in palm, and returns the hand to gou.
Meihua mantis boxing mainly spread in the Muping area, because it was derived from the mantis of Meihua. Mantis boxing has outstanding characteristics and has thus an important position in the national martial arts circles crystalizing the culture of the peninsula area.