GREEN DRAGON SHOOTS PEARL

Green Dragon Shoots Pearl


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 Green Dragon Shoots Pearl is the second combat-application set, it starts with Combat Sequence 4.


Combat Sequence 4 — Green Dragon Shoots Pearl

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Cloud Hands
Playing the Lute

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White Snake Shoots Venom
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Dodge and Extend Hand
Immortal Waves Sleeves

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White Snake Shoots Venom (1)
White Snake Shoots Venom (2)

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Immortal Waves Sleeves
Playing the Lute

Combat Sequence 5 — White Crane Flaps Wings

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White Snake Shoots Venom
Fierce Dragon Across Stream

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White Crane Flaps Wings
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Immortal Waves Sleeves
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White Crane Flaps Wings
Immortal Waves Sleeves

Combat Sequence 6 — Striking Tiger Poise

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Playing the Lute
Vertical Punch

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Thrust Punch
Low Cloud Hand

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Hanging Fist
Striking Tiger Poise

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Fierce Dragon Across Stream
Playing the Lute

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Immortal Waves Sleeves
Jade Girl Threads Shuttle

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Side Kick
Fierce Dragon Across Stream (1)

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Fierce Dragon Across Stream (2)
Fierce Dragon Across Stream (3)

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Cloud Hands
Playing the Lute

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Chi to Dan Tian
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

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

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