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Elbow Chin Na Although no system has sprung up that practices only Chin Na, almost every martial style has Chin Na mixed in with its other techniques. If you have to use too much force to make the technique effective. Exhale A strong claw Figure to generate a clawing type of strength. Readers Also Enjoyed. Chin Na.
English ISBN Description this book This book explores Shaolin Chin Na by presenting techniques with detailed instructions for teaching yourself. Chin Na Qin Na is one of the four major fighting categories in all Chinese martial styles. The four categories are: Joint lock Chin Na techniques can be effectively used against an opponents grabbing attacks as well as against wrestling. Most of Chin Na can be learned easily and be adopted into any martial style.
Chin Na has been known as the root of the Japanese arts of Jujitsu and Aikido, and practitioners can use the study of Chin Na to increase their understanding of the theory and principles of their own arts. In this new edition: The ability to control an opponent through Chin Na is one of the highest measures of martial skill. Teach yourself with this book, even if you have never studied martial arts before.
Improve your skills with the many training methods, attacks, and counterattack techniques detailed in this book. Increase your fighting options! Chin Na is easily integrated with any martial style.
Heal training injuries with section on Chin Na first aid, including herbal remedies. If you want to download this book, click link in the last page 6. You just clipped your first slide! Stand in a Horse Stance Ma Bu.
Drop an d Cl ap Grabb in g: To develop speed and coordination in extending your arms. The stone lock is generally used to train catching speed.
When you are used to the weight. This training is even harder than the drop and clap training. In this exercise. When you can do 50 repetitions in a short period of time. Let the other end of the staff fall and use the power of your wrist to stop it Figure In brick dropping training. If you find this too difficult.
In staff training. Start this exercise only when you have developed the strength of your fingers. Start with 30 repetitions. This will increase your grabbing capability significantly.
Wrist Twisting Training If you have strong fingers but weak wrists and arms. Staff and Swinging Weight Training Using a staff is probably the easiest and most effective way to train the endurance and twisting power of your wrists. After you have mastered both two-hand and single-hand training. It is harder to catch the brick when it is falling at these different angles. In the first exercise. This exercise is similar to when your opponent pulls you.
You should also work at moving your arm in a half circle Figure or whole circle Figure clockwise and counter- clockwise while keeping the far end of the staff still. When you find that all the available staffs are too light for you. The weight can be increased to suit you. To do this exer- cise.
This is usu- ally done with a three-foot-long stick which has a five. Arm Twisting and Extending Training In addition to the strength of your fingers and wrists. Wind the cord onto the bar. Many techniques require that you use your arm to twist some part of the opponent. This set should be performed both with the hands held palm down as in Figure The success of your control in grabbing Chin Na depends upon the speed with which you can extend your arm.
Increase the number of windings within a lim- ited time period. Windlass This exercise is done using a five. The second exercise consists of moving the tip of the stick from side to side without letting either the weight or your hand change position Figure This develops strength and supple- ness in the arm.
Lower the weight by unwinding the cord. Stand with the feet well apart and hold the bar straight out at shoulder level. Your speed in extending your arm is also extremely important for both grabbing and striking Chin Na. Fast and careless training only causes injury. Increase weights and speed gradually so that you develop your body rather than strain it.
Very often when you over-emphasize one you will hinder the other. The best exercise will let you train both power and speed at the same time. Try 50 times first and if you find that it is too easy. You should understand that there are two kinds of muscles in your body. Keep your arms close to your body rather than extended outward. This is more difficult than the previous exercises. This exercise is very simple. Once you can do the above exercises easily. Get into the push- up position with your elbows bent and your legs straight.
Keep your arms bent and close to your body Figure You can also hop backward the same way Figure Fundamental Training 2. Practice hopping 25 feet forward. Push up and backward with both arms so that your body hops forward Figure Once your arms and shoul- ders become stronger. This training toughens the skin of your palms. One way to compete with the bamboo bundles is to have one person tightly hold one end stationary while the other one swings his end and spins his body in one or more circles Figure Whoever loosens his grip loses.
One com- mon way is called Bamboo Bundle Zhu Ba. Tie together a bundle of bamboo or rattan rods about four feet long. This is hard to do if you just use your muscles. Once you and your partner have toughened your hands. The other person does the same but in the opposite direction. Analysis of Shaolin Chin Na this training is that while it will build the power muscles.
At first. Arm Twisting Training There are several ways to train arm twisting. When you swing. There are two reasons for this. Once you have set up the right angle for a Chin Na. For Jin breaking training. Use the same movements as in the Air Twisting and Branch Breaking exercises of the finger power training section above. For these reasons. If you are interested in Jin. Jin training is extremely important in Chinese martial arts.
Jerking Jin is nor- mally generated by the legs and directed by the waist to express the power through the arms and hands. Once you can do this. When you train to use your Jin in breaking. To understand how to use the Yi to lead the Qi to the phys- ical body for manifestation. White Crane uses the waist to generate and also to direct the power.
If you desire. Coiling Training Coiling training is also very important for training grabbing Chin Na. Use the side of your hand and your wrist to coil around a staff either clockwise or counterclockwise Figures and The second coiling training is sideward. It is important to use the correct angle because then you will need significantly less power.
Stepping Training Stepping plays an important role. We will introduce only a few examples of stepping training. There are two coiling exercises. In the following chap- ters. Place your wrist on the staff. If you know how to coil. The first one is downward coiling. Stepping can help you to set up the most advantageous position to use your technique. Usually you use this stepping to uproot or lift the opponent so his heels are off the Forward and Up Forward and up is a stepping technique for setting up a forward Chin Na control.
In this step- ping. In this appli- cation. When you practice. Backward and Down Backward and down is the exact oppo- site of the last stepping exercise. To train this stepping. In this stepping exercise. Sideways and Circle Sideways and circle is used whenever you want your opponent to lose his balance and root.
This is common in large-circle Chin Na. While you are stepping sideways. In this case. Sideways and Slide Sideways and slide is used to set up and control the opponent from the side.
You may also circle your body to your left for your stepping. You may also start in Horse Stance and simply step your left leg back- ward while turning your body to your left Figure His root and balance give him the ability to resist and coun- terattack.
Once you have decided to use your grabbing Chin Na. If you can control him with a grabbing Chin Na. When you apply a Chin Na control to an opponent. You demonstrate your Chin Na on him to show mercy and to prove to him that you have the ability to control him. There are two circumstances under which you would use a grabbing Chin Na in a fight.
Once he has lost his root. One of the major techniques is knowing how to sense the angle at which your opponent is grabbing. When you apply a lifting Chin Na. Analysis of Shaolin Chin Na If you see that you need to hit him. The first is when you are using sticking and adhering techniques. When you use a grabbing Chin Na on an opponent. The key words of grabbing Chin Na are twist. Turning in front of your opponent without first putting him in a disadvantageous position is extremely dangerous and unwise.
When you use a downward Chin Na. When you use a circular Chin Na. Set him up in an awkward position first. There are a few gener- al rules which you should remember: Whatever Chin Na you do. Halfway control will only bring you trouble and danger. Pressure Release Escape Pressure release escape is the natural reaction of your body to pain.
This pressure release technique is commonly used in Chin Na counterattack. Rotation Escape The main reason for rotation when you are grabbed is to change the angle of the grab. Fundamental Training of your muscles and joints is ineffective. Solo practice has the limitation that. In offense. Power is not so impor- tant in an escape as it is in offensive Chin Na.
Solo escape practice is very simple. In order to escape you must act immediately. If you cannot rotate and change the situation before he has completed his control.
Distraction is commonly used both in offense and defense. When your opponent grabs you. It is therefore necessary to also practice with a partner. When your opponent tries to control you with Chin Na. Distraction Escape Distraction escape is probably the easiest and most effective technique among the three.
You simply use one hand to apply the technique to the other hand. Before your opponent has completed his control. This will give you time to escape. The principle is very simple. Of course. When his attention is unfocused. It is therefore extreme- ly important to thoroughly practice escapes both by yourself and with a partner. This makes it very Your should also close the other fingers to protect them. As a mat- ter of fact. You must build up your reactions so that whenever you feel you are in danger you will react automatically.
The trick to bending the trapped finger is not to try to bend that fin- ger itself. Example 1. Once you thoroughly understand a technique.
It would be very hard to say which technique is the most effective escape. When this happens. Finger Escape Finger escape is used to escape from a finger Chin Na. It is impossible to discuss escapes for every technique here. Once you realize this. Remember that Chin Na is effective only when it is a surprise. You must react before the control is completed. When your oppo- nent grabs you Figure If Wrist Escapes Wrist locks play a major role in Chin Na.
There are a few reactions which you must train until they become natural. The first is to escape through the gap between the thumb and index finger. This puts the opponent at a disadvantageous angle for fur- ther control. This will set his wrist in an awkward angle for further controlling and also set him up for your counterattack.
When you have done this. For wrist escape self-practice. This is because your arm is stronger and thicker than your wrist. This will work because your elbow is stronger than your wrist. Example 3. This is because when you attack you make the decision what technique to apply. Then you can easily escape. Always consider escape first and counter second. If you resist at the beginning. This will also provide you with an opportunity to change the angle of his locking and lead him into your trap for your counterattack.
This is because we wish to show you as many counterattacks as possible. Once you are con- trolled completely. If you are not sure you can use a grabbing Chin Na for your counterattack.
There are a few rules which you should always remember: When you use a counterattack. Since there are many possible counter-techniques to use against each grabbing Chin Na. You must save yourself first before you can counterattack. This variety should also help to deepen your understanding of counterattacking. It cannot be denied that sometimes a counter- attack is the best way to escape.
We will only introduce one or two of the possible counterattacks for each technique. In order for you to react naturally and skillful- ly. Not only that. Punching or kicking counterattacks are much easier.
You should understand that a perfect grabbing Chin Na control is very fast and effective when done by a Chin Na expert. It is quite possible that you will find a counter for a particular technique which is much better than the one described in this book. The advan- tages are: The disadvantages are: Opportunities to apply the techniques do not occur very often. In order to help you remember the tech- niques. This was to help the student remember the techniques.
It is effective. When finger Chin Na is applied.
Sometimes you will encounter people who are very flexible. Once his fin- ger is locked correctly. We would like to give you the names of all the tech- niques we present. When Chin Na is used on the elbow and shoul- der along with stepping. You can often control your opponent before he senses what is going on. Without fingers you cannot grasp. There are some advantages and some disadvantages to finger Chin Na.
If his hand and fingers are sweaty. If your opponent loses the use of his fingers. It is very difficult to apply wrist Chin Na to such a person. Either through natural ability or extensive stretching. If you like.
If a technique has several names. It stands to reason that finger Chin Na has been extensively developed in many styles. It does not matter how big or strong a person is. If your opponent senses your intention before you control his finger. Sticking is used most often in southern styles such as snake.
If your opponent would stand still and open his fingers for you to grab. Each category will be made up of similar techniques. Analysis of Shaolin Chin Na to control them. This is because the hands must be open while stick- ing in order to sense the opponent. We do not encourage step-by-step learning or always following exactly the same approach. Remember that the main purpose of this book is to show you the keys and the principles of the tech- niques.
A finger joint is constructed of bones. Finger techniques are harder to learn. Finger Chin Na is used most often when sticking techniques are used. When you apply pressure or twist the joint in the wrong direction. For exam- ple. Before we start discussing finger Chin Na techniques. In the first chapter. You can see that there is not much muscle or tendon in the fingers.
To reach this level requires a great deal of practice. Finger Chin Na is also commonly used when the opponent tries to grapple. You are encouraged to find new ways to approach the techniques.
Most finger Chin Na fall into this category. In misplacing the bone techniques. In the following techniques we will list only the major control principle.
We would like to point out here that there are only two angles which are effective for finger Chin Na. Holding finger s and turning is probably the most common technique which most people already know. There are usually several counterattacks possible for each grabbing Chin Na.
Once you have mastered the techniques in this book. Another point is that sideward control is easi- er to escape from than backward control.
One is backward Figure and the other is sideward Figure 3- 3. When a general counterattack is used. Chapter 3: As mentioned before. In Single Finger Holding.
The first is that your hand is stronger than his finger. For the same reason. Pr in cip le: This is a misplacing the bone technique when used for upward or downward. The second is that it is hard- er for your opponent to apply a finger Chin Na to counterattack you.
When you use a Chin Na which lifts the opponent up. To prevent your opponent from kicking you or attacking your face. Technique 2: To coun- terattack. The advantage of multiple finger control over Single Finger Holding is that it is harder for your opponent to rotate and escape. Generally speaking. As with If necessary. Immediately rotate your right hand to your left so his right wrist is twisted while using your left hand to grab his right hand Figure The Back Turning technique is an alternative position in multiple finger control.
If you bend upward or downward. To counter this Chin Na. Technique 3: Back Turning Fan Bei Zhuan.
Hold two or more fingers to prevent the opponent from rotating his hand out of your control. Whenever you are facing your opponent and his left hand is opened Figure When you apply this technique.
This is a misplacing the bone technique at the finger and shoulder. In addi- tion. When you are doing so. If your twisting power is weak. In this final control.
In order to do so. If you also use your left hand to grab his throat. To escape. Instead of using your hand. Technique 1: Thumb Press Mo Zhi Ya. The trick is to try to keep your index finger and thumb perpendicular to his thumb. The Knuckle Press Method is a little different from the above techniques. When you find the opportunity. In order to enhance the pressure. In order to prevent him from kicking you or otherwise fighting back. Comprehensive Applications of Shaolin Chin Na. Misplacing the bone.
Immediately press both his thumb and pinky downward Figure If you are interested. To counterattack. Grab his thumb and bend it down with the assistance of your left hand by pushing the tip of his thumb down Figure In a normal fighting situation.
There are two common ways of doing a Low Finger Press. Circle his right hand down and use your left hand to grab his ring fin- ger and pinky Figure Use your thumb and index finger to generate lever- age that creates a bending pressure on his index finger Figure Exploit this opportunity to grab his index finger with your right hand Figure Once this pressure is released.
This will cause the car- tilage and ligament fiber to tear off or sepa- rate from the bone. Creation of good and effective leverage is always the key to a good Chin Na.
To stabilize the control from his strug- gling. Immediately use your right hand to grab his pinky Figure If your opponent tries to grab you with his right hand. To force him up. When you control your opponent. If your opponent intends to bend his elbow and escape. If you press your wrist for- ward.
In the Upper Hook Method. Then rotate his palm until it faces upward and bend his pinky down with your ring finger and pinky while stepping your right leg forward to lock him upward Figure In order to make this technique effective. If you use your left hand to pull your right arm in. Right after your lock. There are a few ways to do this technique. To counter. Next step your left leg behind his right and use your left arm to press his right elbow upward Figure Step in with your right leg and use your left hand and right hand to lock him upward Figure Small Finger Hook.
All of the above actions are the same as the last technique. Your left hand plays an important role in this control. It not only stabilizes the locking. If you wish to lock his index finger instead of his pinky. While you are doing so. Immediately use your right If you wish. When your opponent tries to grab your chest area with his right hand.
You should lock him down to the ground to immobilize his escape and counter-capability Figure To generate an alternative leverage and also to stabilize his arm. If you also increase the pressure from your thumb to his joint. From hooking and pulling your fingers on his ring finger and also from the pressing of your thumb on the base of his pinky. Though your left hand does not generate pain to your opponent. To keep him from kicking you.
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Chin Na Qin Na is one of the four major fighting categories in all Chinese martial styles. The four categories are: Most of Chin Na can be learned easily and be adopted into any martial style. Chin Na has been known as the root of the Japanese arts of Jujitsu and Aikido, and practitioners can use the study of Chin Na to increase their understanding of the theory and principles of their own arts. In this new edition.
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