SHORT STRIKE IN SEVEN-STAR TURN CART
There are two features in Praying Mantis that are specially effective for close-quarter fighting, namely Wen Yuan's "Short Strike" and Ma Ji's "Close Combat". Wen Yuan's "Short Strike" manifested in the pattern "Seven-Star Turn Cart" is shown here. Coupled with some other features like close and cover, chop fist and gripping techniques, the "Short Strike" can be very formidable.
|Against a Boxer||Chase after Boxer||Don't be Exposed|
|Zhang En's Close and Cover||Seven Star Turn Cart||Seven Star Chop Fist|
|Ascend Mountain Turn Cart||Wen Yuan's Short Strike||Yang Gun's Gripping Techniques|