Taijiquan on the Blue Mountain Part 37 — Life (Almost)
8th to 12th March 2009
EAGLE CLAW IN TAIJIQUAN!
Many people are unaware that there are many chin-na or gripping techniques in Taijiquan. The Eagle Claw is very effective in implementing these Taijiquan chin-na techniques, suggesting that the bird the Patriarch Zhang San Feng saw fighting against a snake which inspired him to develop Taijiquan from Shaolin Kungfu might be an Eagle.
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|Thrust Punch||Green Dragon||Green Dragon|
|Chop Rock||Chop Rock||Adjust Footwork|
|Eagle Catches Snake||Importance of Footwork||Importance of Footwork|
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