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Wing Chun – Lower Palm Application

The lower palm (reverse palm) is taught in Wing Chun‘s first form Sui Lim Tao. You could say it is also part of the Po Pai Chang (Po Pai palm), which is a very powerful technique from the wooden dummy form. The …
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Chen Taiji – Whirl Arms Application

Whirl arms is a simultaneous evade and controlling technique. It is usually performed with a step back, so its full name is ‘Step back and whirl arms on both sides’. The technique uses spiral energy. The spiral comes from the center of …
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Kun Lun – The Ladder to Heaven

Yin and Yang, the ever present principal of Chinese culture, forms the basis for the history of the K’un Lun mountains as they moved from mythology to reality. In the second century B.C. the Han Emperor Wu Ti named the mountains of …
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The Fundamental Concepts of Chinese Qigong

Although each school or style of qigong has a theoretical system of its own, their basic theories have many things in common, since broadly speaking they all stem from the same culture. An understanding of the basic theories is of much help …