Taijiquan on the Blue Mountain Part 38 — Life (Almost)
8th to 12th March 2009
HIDING FLOWER IN THE SLEEVES
How would you counter an opponent gripping your arm with his two hands and pressing you onto the ground? An excellent counter is "Hide Flower in Sleeves". It is an excellent technique illustrating the Taijiquan principles of flowing with the opponent's momentum and using minimum force against maximum strength. Good footwork and body-movement are necessary. It is also crucial to guard against the opponent's hands for possible strikes.
|Solo Practice||Solo Practice||Hand Movement|
|Hide Flower in Sleeves||Hiding Flower in Sleeves||Guard against Strike|
|Not Brutal Strength||Flowing Momentum||White Crane Flaps Wings|
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