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Please Note: The text in Colour and prefixed by ‘PHIL’ is that which
ERLE: You will find that the word relaxation is used a lot in this
Through total relaxation the internal Ch’i is able to flow freely to all
ERLE: The training method of ‘Long Har Ch’uan’ (dragon prawn
Sometimes we call this method `Australian Boxing’ because it re-
Photo No. 1. The right palm then continues down to your right side to
7. Once again this all happens in a split second with the attacker throw-
8. Then his left palm sort of strokes the arm downward as his right palm
ERLE:Althoughlongharch’uanisessentiallyatrainingmethod,it
Aninterestingtakedowncomesfromlongharch’uan.Asyouareat-
17.Nowusingthemomentumofyourbody,youusehiselbowaslever-
Another nice take down from P’eng involves taking a block using
P’engandusingtheotherpalmtograbhiswrist.Youshouldusethemo-
ERLE: InT’aiChiweonlyreallyhavetoknowtwotechniques,yin
Another aspect of Yin and Yang concerns footwork. Except for the
Only after many years of Ch’i development are we then able to use the
Chung but with a whipping action. When we perform the Pauchui or
In this way you are stopping the attacker’s left fist from re-attacking. If
Benny The Jet. Such statements come from people who have not had
This principle is solely based on changing from Yin to Yang. If you
Photo 34. I should take a step with my left foot to the side in the direc-
(the folding principle) is not yet perfect. So T’ai chi gives some tech-
We use the ‘barging’ technique. The idea being that in order for some-
ALWAYS STEP IN AND MOVE TO THE SIDE FOR YOUR RE
The whole T’ai Chi idea of remaining calm and aware of what the
A young kick-boxer in the USA once asked me how he could win when
ERLE: Even more so than T’ai Chi, Pa-kua is a specialised martial
The fighting stance in T’ai Chi is not unlike that of the Western
Erle: The peripheral vision is towards the outer index finger. The
SeePhotoNo37.ThetechniquesofPa-kuaarequiteunorthodoxandso
I will not include too many in this book
Erle: As Pa-kua doesn’t use the fist, I will only discuss the T’ai Chi
Chitechniques.Inthiswaytheenergyorch’icanflowfromtan-tienout
Erle:Thispunchisusedtothehardbonyareasandsoitisasnapping
Low Reverse Circle Punch -must be used with a block since it has a
43. You now punch up into the lower part of the abdomen with the flat
Erle: Back fist - This type of punch uses the back of the
Erle:Mosthardermartialartsusethemakiwaratodevelophardknuck-
Heel kicks are a front thrust kick made as a fa-jing movement and im-
Sweep kicks are outward or inward crescents kicks
Leg snap kick - a low roundhouse usually aimed at the tendons behind
Back kick- This kick comes from the “old yang style” and I find it one
Back Turning Heel kick. This kick comes from the T’ai chi short stick
Roundhouse Kick. Erle: This is the kick that is most used by kick-
Your front leg is lifted as shown in Photo 52. You now twist your rear
The power for Pull Back comes from the waist. The left fingers may be
Erle:InusingChee(orpress)becertainthattheopponentdoesnotsus-
ThesetwotechniquesaretwoofthemostimportantonesinT’aiChi
Keeping in mind that the main principle of T’ai Chi is to re-direct en-
Erle: Ihavealreadycoveredhowtobreakfromawristgrab.NowIwill
Photo No. 61. You now very quickly try to use your right palm to grab
Kaoorshoulder: Thistechniqueisusedtogreatadvantagejustafter
P’eng and before Lu. The timing and the distance must be correct as
Erle: Shoulder stroke has only one main use and that is to barge in to-
Erle: The turn and step is in fact a low sweep that impacts KD5 on the
MostT’aiChipractitionersknowoftheuseofthefinalpostureofsingle
Erle: This hand form can also be made as a thrusting attack, being used
Erle:Thisisthemostimportantposition.Withoutitweareeasily
Theonepalmisusedtojerktheopponent’swristbackwards.Thisisnot
This is probably the most important point in t’ai chi. Many people
YinandYangonlyexistinastateofchange.Ifoneleghasalltheweight
ANOTEFROMERLE:AtthetimewhenIwrotethisbook,Ihadonly
(GB3).Thethroatisusuallyaneasyanddangeroustargetbutonlyuseit
T’ai chi forms. For instance many know that the postures from `double
CV 17 is another of the very dangerous strikes. This point tradition-
Thisisaconcentrationpointof“shaoyin”(Heart/Kidney).Although
Erle: Strike from the recipient’s left to his right using either the tips
Erle: This is one of the best set up points and is used a great deal in
Erle: It is a ‘luo’ point and a master point for Yin Wei-Mai and a
Erle: Great physical damage is done here as well as great electrical
ST5isagreatKOpoint.ItsendsashockwaveofQiintothebraineither
This point also has a connection to ST 9 via ST 1 and ST 8. Meaning
Erle:ST9isoneofthemajorDim-Makpoints.Itiseasytogetto,
Set Up Point: There are really only three set up points for ST 9. The
The other set up points are LU 8 Phil: (One cun above the transverse
Erle: These are usually activated by grabbing the wrist and jerking vio-
The antidote to a ST 9 shot is to squeeze GB 20 in back of the skull
Erle: Struck on its own, this point will give extreme nausea and dizzi-
Set Up strike.-“Neigwan" or PC 6 is struck straight inwards just before
When struck downwards causes KO by draining energy from the head
Any strike upwards here will cause a KO with even a light to medium
Asthisisa‘mu’pointforthekidneysanystrikeherewillaffectthekid-
ThisistheShuPointofthekidneys.Sogreatkidneydamageisdone
Method”. I have had personal experience with this method with the re-
ESPECIALLY after noon!
Erle: Only a light tap here is enough to cause shock. It is one of the
An excellent point to use with ST 9 causing KO and extreme spleen
This is one of the more dangerous points. It stops the heart. It is a
Erle: On the line joining the olercranon and TH 14 mid way between
Erle: This is also a very dangerous strike as the brain is shocked. A
Erle:CombinethisstrikewithTH18andyouhavearecipefordeath
Erle: Keepthesmallmovementsasflowingasthelarger,sweep-
GB 24 or LIV14.( below nipple )
LIV 14 downward way. This is a two-strike dim-mak and means either
Erle: This is sometimes done in the slow form with the lower arm in
P’engisoneofthemaintechniquesint’aichianditsusesaremany
Anothernicetakedownfromp’enginvolvestakingablockusing p’eng
CURE:Grabrearofneck,GB20andsqueezewhilerubbingmind
AnotheruseofLuistouseitonlyasablockingtechnique.Ifyouare
Erle: Keep the right wrist in the centre by turning the waist. The left
LIV 14 and CV 24 in a left to right direction. Now attack to ST 15 and
16downwardwithrightpalmandalsotoLIV14withbackofleftpalm
Usually the direction for ST 15 and 16 is spiral but when used with LIV
86. Now attack with left palm to the kidney area. Photo 87
If he grabs your right palm use ‘flying’ to break hold and attack to his
97. This is one of the best fighting techniques offered by t’ai chi. It is
Photo 104. This should be done on both sides
106. Follow this with an attacking push to the abdomen. This can either
The “OldYangstyle”orthestyleasitwasbeforethe20thcentury
This is the only REAL push in the whole form - power comes from the
This is self explanatory. The use of this posture is as follows. You
CV22withfingersoftheleftpalm.Nowstepbehindandattacktostom-
Repulse Monkey ” which is different to the more commonly known
Erle: Power comes from the waist alone with the legs just propping
Take his wrist and squeeze it tightly to weaken his Qi. Attack to the
Thisposturecomesfromthe “OldYangStyle”anddefendsagainst
This posture comes from the “Old Yang Style”
ThispostureblocksagainstafrontattackingfistPhoto147.Iftheoppo-
Block his oncoming attack away from the Qi path and attack to ST9
Photo151,youthenstepinbehindhisleftfootandattackhisaxillaacu-
Punchtogrointheoriginalof “Heelkick”. Thisistheoriginalposture
Heel kicks are aimed essentially at the CV4 point but must be in an up-
Punch to knee (new Yang style). Thee power comes from the rear leg
The New Yang style has a normal right heel kick in this position of
172, and a follow up with a feint attack to the head with phoenix punch
Thepowercomesfromtherearfoot.InthenewYangstyleonefistis
This comes from the Old Yang style
SLANT FLYING:
181 Then you should pull the opponent downward as you slip your left
(Only in a pink fit!) Another use for this posture is: You are being at-
No.2SnakeCreepsDownisusedtopulltheopponentdownwithgreat
From the “New Yang Style”
SLEEVES LIKE PLUMB BLOSSOMS:
GB30points(onthebuttocksides).Wedon’tactuallyattackallofthese
Qui gong isn’t a pleasant exercise in the beginning You will experience
C.W. circle blocking anything that comes across the path. The wrists
This exercise involves using a long pole as used in the Pa-Kua stick
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