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Taiji Wrestling-Advanced Takedown Techniques (Streaming)

by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Learn takedown techniques for Tai Chi Pushing Hands and sparring with Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming. Wrestling, or Shuai Jiao, is one of the oldest forms of Chinese martial arts, which developed into a complete system within itself over thousands of years. Wrestling is also one of the main components of traditional tai chi chuan martial arts training. Taiji Shuai Jiao teaches the skills of destroying an opponent's root and balance, and various takedowns.

Code: S1064Duration: 141 min

Average: 4.4 (7 votes)

Learn takedown techniques for Tai Chi Pushing Hands and sparring with Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming. Wrestling, or Shuai Jiao, is one of the oldest forms of Chinese martial arts, which developed into a complete system within itself over thousands of years. Wrestling is also one of the main components of traditional tai chi chuan martial arts training. Taiji Shuai Jiao teaches the skills of destroying an opponent's root and balance, and various takedowns.

Experience a private lesson with one of the world's foremost masters of Chinese martial arts, as Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming instructs Taiji Wrestling applications that can be found within all styles of Taiji, utilizing leg sweeping, tripping, bumping, throwing, and many other techniques.

Course 1 focuses on applying Shuai Jiao techniques found in Crossed Pushing Hands, in which opponents face each other with right hand to right hand, or left hand to left hand:

Grasp the Sparrow’s Tail - Right Thigh Bump
Grasp the Sparrow’s Tail - Left
Press-Bump
Small Rollback
Large Rollback 1 & 2
The Crane Spreads Its Wings
Single Whip
Single Whip variation
Brush Knee and Step Forward
Play the Guitar Lift Hands to the Up Posture
Step Back and Repulse the Monkey
Pick Up the Needle from the Sea Bottom
Strike the Tiger Posture
The Snake Creeps Down
Cross Hands The Crane Spreads Its Wings
The Fair Lady Weaves with Shuttle
Seal Tightly

Course 2 focuses on applying Shuai Jiao techniques found in Parallel Pushing Hands, in which opponents face each other with opposite hands: right hand to left hand, and left hand to right hand.


Grasp the Sparrow’s Tail
Single Whip
Press or Squeeze
The Crane Spreads Its Wings
Play the Guitar Lift Hands to the Up Posture
Fan Back
Embrace the Tiger and Return to the Mountain
Diagonal Flying
Step Back and Repulse the Monkey
Wave Hand in the Clouds
The Wild Horse Parts Its Mane
The Fair Lady Weaves with Shuttle Draw the Bow and Shoot the Tiger
Cross Hands Punch Under the Elbow
Step Forward to the Seven Stars
Step Back and Ride the Tiger
Step Forward to Sweep the Lotus

Features senior YMAA instructor Pascal Plée of "Académie Pascal Plée - la Montagne". Dr. Yang's tai chi can be traced back to the Yang family through Grandmaster Kao, Tao (高濤) and his teacher Yue, Huanzhi (樂奐之), an indoor disciple of Yang, Chengfu (楊澄甫).

(There is a known issue with glitchy files for chapters 15,16 Play the Guitar. We are working on a solution and will replace the videos for that technique asap. Thank you for your patience.)

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