by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
Learn Takedown Techniques for Taiji Pushing Hands
Wrestling, or Shuai Jiao, is one of the oldest forms of Chinese martial arts which developed into a complete system within itself over thousands of years. Wrestling is also one of the main components of traditional taijiquan (tai chi chuan) martial arts training. Taiji Shuai Jiao teaches the skills of destroying an opponent's root and balance, and various takedowns.
Experience an private lesson with one of the world's foremost masters of Chinese martial arts, as Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming instructs Taiji Wrestling applications that can be found within all styles of Taiji, utilizing leg sweeping, tripping, bumping, throwing, and many other techniques.
Course 1 focuses on applying Shuai Jiao techniques found in Crossed Pushing Hands, in which opponents face each other with right hand to right hand, or left hand to left hand:
1. Grasp the Sparrows Tail - Right Thigh Bump 2. Grasp the Sparrows Tail - Left 3. Press-Bump 4. Small Rollback 5. Large Rollback 1 & 2 6. The Crane Spreads Its Wings 7. Single Whip 8. Single Whip variation 9. Brush Knee and Step Forward 10. Play the Guitar Lift Hands to the Up Posture 11. Step Back and Repulse the Monkey 12. Pick Up the Needle from the Sea Bottom 13. Strike the Tiger Posture 14. The Snake Creeps Down 15. Cross Hands The Crane Spreads Its Wings 16. The Fair Lady Weaves with Shuttle 17. Seal Tightly
Course 2 focuses on applying Shuai Jiao techniques found in Parallel Pushing Hands, in which opponents face each other with opposite hands: right hand to left hand, and left hand to right hand.
1. Grasp the Sparrows Tail 2. Single Whip 3. Press or Squeeze 4. The Crane Spreads Its Wings 5. Play the Guitar Lift Hands to the Up Posture 6. Fan Back 7. Embrace the Tiger and Return to the Mountain 8. Diagonal Flying 9. Step Back and Repulse the Monkey 10. Wave Hand in the Clouds 11. The Wild Horse Parts Its Mane 12. The Fair Lady Weaves with Shuttle Draw the Bow and Shoot the Tiger 13. Cross Hands Punch Under the Elbow 14. Step Forward to the Seven Stars 15. Step Back and Ride the Tiger 16. Step Forward to Sweep the Lotus
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YMAA PRODUCTION DR. YANG, JWING-MING TAIJI WRESTLING WRITTEN & PERFORMED BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING, WITH PASCAL PLEE, TONY CHEE & JULIEN PETITFOUR EDITING & DVD AUTHORING BY OCEAN SILVER PRODUCED BY DAVID SILVER DIRECTED BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING AND DAVID SILVER