NEEDLE AT THE SEA BOTTOM APPLICATIONS
How to use Taijiquan’s Needle at the Sea Bottom. This is an example of the Small Snake Chin Na . Yield when pulled and and follow your own wrist with your centerline. Divert your opponent’s pulling force up your own centerline with a spiraling up palm. This action will spool your opponent around your center axis receiving his forced into your front foot. You will then spiral in reverse wrapping your opponent’s hand around your wrist while shifting backwards causing your opponent to bend his own arm to prevent a collision. This action allows you to use a waving down palm cutting into your opponent’s wrist and centerline thereby locking his wrist. This action will open the ribs and armpit (heart 1 point) to a kick. This posture can also be used to attack the groin.