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By Lu Shengli, Zhang Yun

ISBN-10: 1583941452

ISBN-13: 9781583941454

The strive against recommendations of Tai Ji, Ba Gua, and Xing Yi have been forbidden in the course of China's Cultural Revolution, however the teachings of grandmaster Wang Pei Shing have survived. This complete consultant, written via one in every of his scholars, selects middle hobbies from each one perform and offers the scholar strong instruments to acknowledge the original thoughts and talents, and to increase a deeper figuring out, of every type. It comprises whole directions for a 16-posture shape to achieve mastery of wrestle strategies. The publication is helping practitioners in achieving a brand new point of perform, the place deeply ingrained talents are introduced forth in a extra fluid, intuitive, and fast paced type.

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G E O F F T H O M P S O N ’ S G R O U N D F I G H T I N G S E R I E S 41 Fighting From Your Back Cross jacket choke (from under the mount/Judo Guard/Ju-jitsu Guard) This only really works if the opponent has a jacket that you can grab. Grab the opponent’s right lapel, as deeply into his neck as you can, with your right hand making sure that your palm is facing up and the thumb is into his neck and grab his left lapel further down with your left hand. In a garrotting action pull down and across to your left with the left hand and down and to your right with your right hand to make the strangle.

Look at your idols, the ancestral icons of your ryu, Musashi, Sun Tzu, Bruce Lee etc. These men spent their lives looking for techniques and concepts that could destroy an enemy in an instant. They are legendary G E O F F 32 T H O M P S O N ’ S G R O U N D F I G H T I N G S E R I E S Attacking from your back figures and yet Musashi killed at the drop of a hat, man, woman or child, if they were a threat, Sun Tzu the same; Bruce Lee’s main artillery was a lead finger strike that would blind instantly.

They are legendary G E O F F 32 T H O M P S O N ’ S G R O U N D F I G H T I N G S E R I E S Attacking from your back figures and yet Musashi killed at the drop of a hat, man, woman or child, if they were a threat, Sun Tzu the same; Bruce Lee’s main artillery was a lead finger strike that would blind instantly. These men, and others of their ilk took martial in its true concept, ‘designed for war’ and what is war? The greatest expression of violence known to man - but also bear in mind why it is there, why you use these base, ugly and evil techniques: as Sun Tzu said, ‘the purpose of war is peace’, the purpose of ugly technique is there for the same reason only, so that you can survive and protect your loved ones from indiscriminate attack and death.

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