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Erle Montaigue Compilation

Erle Montaigue Compilation

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This is a compilation of Erle Montaigue's Tai Chi books that I put together some years ago.

For more stuff from Erle, including DVDs, articles and free downloads visit http://www.taijiworld.com/

See also https://www.scribd.com/doc/59695644/Attack-Avoid-Survive-Essential-Principles-of-Self-Defence-Sample-pages
This is a compilation of Erle Montaigue's Tai Chi books that I put together some years ago.

For more stuff from Erle, including DVDs, articles and free downloads visit http://www.taijiworld.com/

See also https://www.scribd.com/doc/59695644/Attack-Avoid-Survive-Essential-Principles-of-Self-Defence-Sample-pages

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boxer. We do not use long low stances; these are only used in the form

to make the body very strong. The arms are held very relaxed with one

being up in line with the face, the other at a slightly lower angle. One

palm is a little more forward than the other is. The weight is on the rear

foot in the receiving position but moves to the front foot for the attack

with the heel of the rear foot off the ground to allow the waist to do it’s

job. The shoulders hang very loosely the waist is loose and the whole

body is calm. Photo No 36.

Phil: From this position we are able to block and re-attack from any

kindofattack.Thisistheposturereferredtoearlieras“P’engHinge”.

Fighting Methods for Everyone: Page 23

THE FIGHTING STANCE FOR PA- KUA CHANG:

The fighting stance for Pa-kua is once again a side on one with one

palmheldfurtherawayfromthebodythantheotheronewhichishelda

bitbelowyourotherelbow.Thekneesareslightlybentandthestanceis

not so wide. See Photo No 37

Phil: The hand of the shoulder nearest the opponent is kept further to-

wardstheopponentbutfootworktriestotakethefighteraroundthefoe.

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