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With a small twist, a chin-na master can reverse a seemingly impossible situation on an opponent

Two formidable chin-na techniques to dislocate an opponent's wrist were demonstrated here, namely “Immortal Plays Clappers” and “Golden Boy Worships Buddha”.

The counter against “Immortal Plays Clappers” was profound. It used the opponent's momentum, locking his arm making it seemingly impossible to escape, while striking him with the elbow. The counter against this counter was equally intriguing. With a small twist, a seemingly impossible situation was reverse, manifesting the Shaolin saying that “marvelous techniques beget marvelous techniques”.

The counters in the “Golden Boy” sequence revealed some marvelous techniques. These marvelous techniques depend on an important principle. Do you know what it is?

You can read first-hand accounts of the Special Chin-Na Course by Zhang Wuji from his posts in the Shaolin Wahnam Discussion Forum by clicking here .

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Immortal Plays Clappers Immortal Plays Clappers Crow Flaps Wings
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Eagle Claws Catch Dragon Eagle Claws Catch Dragon Immortal Plays Clappers
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Golden Boy Worships Buddha Golden Boy Worships Buddha Crow Flaps Wings

We would like to express our thanks to Dr Damian, Dr Roseline and Bernadette from Shaolin Wahnam Sabah for making these videos, and Godfery Kissey of Ogingo Videography, Penampang, Sabah, Malaysia (telephone number: 60-88-731788, e-mail for providing the video equipment.

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Glimpses of Special Chin-Na Course

Click here for an Overview of the entire course

  1. Importance of Mind Training and Force Development
  2. Applying Strategies and Tactics in Effecting Chin-Na Techniques
  3. More Sophisticated Chin-Na Techniques
  4. Following the Opponent's Momentum in Chin-Na Attacks and Counters
  5. How to Subdue an Opponent with Chin-Na even when he Knows the Counter
  6. Chin-Na Techniques for Dislocating Wrists
  7. Some Examples of Chin-Na Combat Sequences
  8. Marvelous Techniques Beget Marvelous Techniques
  9. Three Points of Time to Counter Chin-Na Attacks
  10. Countering Sophisticated Chin-Na Techniques
  1. Successful Application of Chin-Na Attacks and Three Points of Counters
  2. Good Timing and Good Spacing
  3. Close-Body Fighting and Rapid Punches
  4. Listening to Winds and Catching Goats

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