BLACK BEAR SINKS HIPS IN PICTURE SERIES

Black Bear Sinks Hips


The names of the patterns in Chinese pronunciation and Chinese characters are found at the bottom of the webpage


The 12 combat sequences of Wahnam Taijiquan are linked together to form 4 combat-application sets as follows:
  1. White Snake Shoots Venom -- Combat Sequences 1 to 3
  2. Green Dragon Shoots Pearl -- Combat Sewuences 4 to 7
  3. Black Bear Sinks Hips -- Combat Sequences 8 to 10
  4. Carry Tiger Back to Mountain -- Combat Sequences 11 to 12
As Black Bear Sinks Hips is the third combat-application set, it starts with Combat Sequence 7.


Combat Sequence 7 — Thrust Kick

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1. Wuji Stance
2. Cloud Hands

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3. Playing the Lute
4. Thrust Punch

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5. Vertical Punch
6. Thrust Kick

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7. Hanging Fist
8. Playing the Lute

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9. Punch Below Sleeves (1)
10. Punch Below Sleeves (2)

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11. Double Dragons Play with Pearl
12. Immortal Waves Sleeves

Combat Sequence 8 — Low Stance Single Whip

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13. Playing the Lute
14. Thrust Punch

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15. Striking Tiger Poise
16, Low Stance Single Whip

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17. Fierce Dragon Across Stream
18, Playing the Lute

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19, Side Kick
20. Whirlwind Kick

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21. Immortal Waves Sleeves
22. Cloud Hands

Combat Sequence 9 — Black Bear Sinks Hips

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23. Playing the Lute
34. Thrust Punch

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25. Carry Tiger Back to Mountain
26. Black Bear Sinks Hips

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27. Green Dragon Shoots Pearl
28. Playing the Lute

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29. Lifting Up Hands
30. Fierce Dragon Across Stream

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31. Black Bear Sinks Hips
32. Throw Knee at Chest

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33. Immortal Waves Sleeves
34. Cloud Hands

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35. Chi to Dan Tian
36. Flowing Breeze Swaying Willows


A video clip showing the set in slow motion can be found here

You can also view another video clip showing the set performed with some speed here


Names of Patterns, Chinese (Cantonese) Pronounciation and Chinese Characters

Black Bear Sinks Hips
Black Bear Sinks Hips
Black Bear Sinks Hips

The names of the patterns, the Chinese (Cantonese) pronunciation and the Chinese characters are provided by Sifu Michael Chow of Shaolin Wahnam Canada. We wish to thank Michael Chow for his splendid effort.

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