Analysis of Shaolin Chin Na: Instructor's Manual for All Martial Styles

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This book explores Shaolin Chin Na by presenting 150 techniques with detailed instructions for teaching yourself. Chin Na (Qin Na) is one of the four major fighting categories in all Chinese martial styles. The four categories are: • kicking (Ti)• Striking (Da)• Wrestling (Shuai)• Seize-Controlling (Na)Joint lock Chin Na techniques can be effectively used against an opponents grabbing attacks as well as against wrestling. Pressing and striking Chin Na can be used to seal the ...
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Overview

This book explores Shaolin Chin Na by presenting 150 techniques with detailed instructions for teaching yourself. Chin Na (Qin Na) is one of the four major fighting categories in all Chinese martial styles. The four categories are: • kicking (Ti)• Striking (Da)• Wrestling (Shuai)• Seize-Controlling (Na)Joint lock Chin Na techniques can be effectively used against an opponents grabbing attacks as well as against wrestling. Pressing and striking Chin Na can be used to seal the opponents breathing,
vein/artery, or Qi circulation, which can cause severe pain, numbness,
unconsciousness, or even death.
Most of Chin Na can be learned easily and be adopted into any martial style. Chin Na has been known as the root of the Japanese arts of
Jujitsu and Aikido, and practitioners can use the study of Chin Na to increase their understanding of the theory and principles of their own arts.
In this new edition.
• Old Chinese spelling system has been replaced by the new academic Pinyin system.
• Chinese characters are included in the text.
• New information has been added whenever it will help the reader.
• Old techniques have been modified according to the author's current understanding.
• New photographs to improve the angle of the techniques and overall layout.
• The ability to control an opponent through Chin Na is one of the highest measures of martial skill.
• Teach yourself with this book, even if you've never studied martial arts before.
• 50 Chin Na techniques photographed and explained!
• Improve your skills with the many training methods, attacks, and counterattack techniques detailed in this book.
• Increase your fighting options! Chin Na is easily integrated with any martial style.
• Heal training injuries with section on Chin Na first aid, including herbal remedies.
• Go beyond joint locks with vein and artery sealing, dividing the muscles/tendons, and misplacing the bone.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594390005
  • Publisher: Ymaa Publication Center
  • Publication date: 7/15/2004
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 382
  • Sales rank: 780,626
  • Product dimensions: 7.46 (w) x 9.36 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming is a renowned author and teacher of Chinese martial arts and Qigong. Born in Taiwan, he has trained and taught
Taijiquan, Qigong and Chinese martial arts for over forty-five years. He is the author of over thirty books, and was elected by Inside Kung Fu magazine as one of the 10 people who has "made the greatest impact on martial arts in the past 100 years." Dr. Yang lives in Northern
California.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
About the Author xi
Foreword xvii
Preface (Previous Edition) xix
Preface (New Edition) xxi
Chapter 1 General Introduction
1-1 Introduction 1
1-2 General Principles of Chin Na 3
1-3 Learning Chin Na by Yourself 12
Chapter 2 Fundamental Training
2-1 Introduction 15
2-2 Speed and Power Training 16
2-3 General Rules for Grabbing Chin Na Control 48
2-4 Chin Na Escape Training 48
2-5 General Rules for Countering a Grabbing Chin Na 54
Chapter 3 Finger Chin Na
3-1 Introduction 57
3-2 Finger Chin Na Techniques 58
Chapter 4 Wrist Chin Na
4-1 Introduction 109
4-2 Wrist Chin Na Techniques 110
Chapter 5 Elbow Chin Na
5-1 Introduction 161
5-2 Elbow Chin Na Techniques 162
Chapter 6 Shoulder, Neck, and Waist Chin Na
6-1 Introduction 207
6-2 Shoulder Chin Na Techniques 208
6-3 Neck Chin Na Techniques 216
6-4 Waist Chin Na Techniques 238
Chapter 7 Leg Chin Na
7-1 Introduction 241
7-2 Leg Chin Na Techniques 242
Chapter 8 Muscle Grabbing Chin Na
8-1 Introduction 263
8-2 Muscle Grabbing Techniques 264
Chapter 9 Cavity Press
9-1 Introduction 269
9-2 Cavity Press Techniques 270
Chapter 10 Using Chin Na in a Fight
10-1 Introduction 289
10-2 Fundamental Training 290
10-3 Examples 295
Chapter 11 Treatment of Injuries
11-1 Introduction 305
11-2 Diagnosis 307
11-3 Treatment Techniques 308
11-4 Treatment of Common Injuries 312
Chapter 12 Conclusion 321
Appendix A Names of Chin Na Techniques 323
Appendix B Translation and Glossary of Chinese Terms 327
Appendix C Prescriptions of Chinese Herbs 341
Index 349
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