Snake Attack Methods

This information was taken from the 2017 Yin Style Bagua International Beijing workshop syllabus. As yet I do not know the names of any of the basics. Hope to have more on this in April.

Shoulder Attack Methods – 肩 (jiān)

Nailing Shoulder 钉肩 (dīng jiān)
Carrying Shoulder 扛肩  (káng jiān)
Pressing Shoulder 压肩 (yā jiān)

Elbow -肘 (zhǒu)

Holding Elbow 抱肘 (bào zhǒu)
Nailing Elbow 钉肘 (dīng zhǒu)
Swaying Elbow 摇肘 (yáo zhǒu)

Knee -膝 (xī)

Binding Knee  别膝 (bié xī)
Nailing Knee 钉膝 (dīng xī)
Dropping Knee 跪膝 (guì xī)

Hip – 胯 (kuà)

Nailing Hip 钉胯 (dīng kuà)
Smashing Hip 砸胯 (zá kuà)
Squeezing Hip 挤胯 (jǐ kuà)

Shooting / Searching – 探 (tàn)

Entrapping Shooting 刁⼿探 (diāo shǒu tàn)
Rolling Shooting 滚⼿探 (gǔn shǒu tàn)
Grabbing Shooting 抢⼿探 (qiǎng shǒu tàn)

Holding – 握 (wò)

Inside Binding Holding 内缠握 (nèi chán wò)
Outside Binding Holding 外缠握 (wài chán wò)
Figure 8 Binding Hold 云缠握 (yún chán wò)

Entrapping – 刁 (diāo)

Holding Entrapping 握⼿刁 (wò shǒu diāo)
Clutching Entrapping 卡⼿刁 (kǎ shǒu diāo)
Tearing off Entrapping 解⼿刁 (jiē shǒu diāo)

Grasping – 拿 (ná)

Shooting Grasping 探⼿拿 (tàn shǒu ná)
Holding Grasping 握⼿拿 (wò shǒu ná)
Entrapping Grasping 刁⼿拿 (diāo shǒu ná)

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