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Comprehensive Applications of Shaolin Chin Na—Practical defense of Chinese Seizing Arts for All Martial Styles

by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Presents Chin Na techniques in actual fighting scenarios. For example, applications of Chin Na when your opponent punches you, grabs your wrists, or even attacks you with a knife. Effective application of Chin Na requires speedy execution of a block or yield, a set up, and then a proper technique. Over 375 techniques presented.

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SKU:
B36X
Release date: 
May 15, 1995
Paperback: 448 pages
Dimensions: 
10.02 × 7.13 × 1.25 in
ISBN: 9780940871366
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Quite a few books have been published on the subject of Chin Na (Qin Na), the proven seizing techniques of Chinese martial arts. However, most books focus on the introduction of techniques themselves, and contain very little or no discussion on application in actual combat situations. This seizing art has thus been confined to stage performances instead of real combat use.

Although Dr. Yang has published other Chin Na books, both fundamental and advanced texts, he believes this work is necessary in order to make this art more complete and alive. Therefore, in addition to introducing many new techniques, this book is also laid out according to actual combat scenarios - for example, application of Chin Na when your opponent punches, grabs, kicks or attacks with a knife.

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Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming (楊俊敏博士) started his Gongfu (Kung Fu) training at the age of fifteen under the Shaolin White Crane (Bai He) Master Cheng, Gin Gsao (曾金灶). In thirteen years of study (1961-1974) under Master Cheng, Dr. Yang became an expert in the White Crane style of Chinese martial arts, which includes both the use of bare hands and of various weapons such as saber, staff, spear, trident, two short rods, and many others. With the same master he also studied White Crane Qin Na … More »