Bridging and “presenting roundness ” to connect and enter.

The following footage has me discussing an alternative bridging method for entering into your opponents posture. When my intention is to strike or touch my opponent and he has the ability to create a Yin hand to divert my force, then it is necessary to change my intention away from directly striking my opponent to bridging my opponent. The Yin hand is made by letting the waist turn push an empty arm . The shape is made but the tendons are not engaged via contraction. When my intent is to bridge and receive my opponent’s force, then the moment he makes contact, my hand receives his force through my limb and down into my foot on the opposite side of the contact point. This causes him to hit a wall or ground out. If I present roundness while not bending my wrist inappropriately ( no hollows, no protuberance) , then my opponent will find himself unable to push my hand away from his throat. Once I touch his throat there are many unpleasant things that I can do to end the confrontation. I will give you some idea of what I am talking about on another short clip.

Taijiquan’s ” Beak Hand” is not as nice as it looks

The following footage shows two examples of me using JIN to pulse my thumb through an Amazon shipping box. This cannot be done with strength because the box will collapse. The loud audible popping sound will give you an idea of the sharpness of the Jin . This would obviously quickly end an altercation. I am posting this footage because I often end an application by placing my hand on the throat. A quick pulse directed to the Carotid Sinus would certainly put my opponent to sleep.

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