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Method of Chinese Wrestling

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ISBN-10: 1556436092

ISBN-13: 9781556436093

Edition: 2005

Authors: Tong Zhongyi, Tim Cartmell

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One of the art's earliest and most complete training manuals, The Method of Chinese Wrestling explores all aspects of this ancient fighting system, including solo training, training with equipment, constructing training apparatus, application of techniques, and the rules of competition. Throwing, gripping, and falling techniques are revealed in minute detail, and, in accompanying photographs, the author and his top students illustrate the methods described. Both a fascinating historical document and a practical training guide, the book is an essential reference for anyone interested in the martial arts. Zhongyi (also known as Tong Liangchen), a Manchurian whose ancestral clan came from…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 10/21/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Author's Foreword
Brief History of the Author
Important Points of Study
History of Chinese Wrestling
Method of Practice
Free Hand Practice: Chinese Wrestling Forms
Purpose of Chinese Wrestling Forms Training
Single Hook and Hang
Double Hook and Hang
Alternate Hook and Hang
Forward Closing Elbows
Left and Right Closing Elbows
High and Low Fast Movement
Left and Right Forward Advancing Kick
Kick Forward Snap Back
Forward Advance Rear Kick
Left and Right Free Palms
Lower Control Forward Advance, Turn Back and Capture
Lower Control Forward Advance, Smooth Capture and Back Turn
Stationary Body Lock
Overturning Body Lock
Front Capture Rear Reap
Straight Advance Reverse Underhook
Upper Control Forward Advance, Turn Left and Right
Upper Control Forward Advance, Extract the Leg and Lower to the Rear
Plum Flower Stance Walk
Twist Stance Walk
Leg Extraction Walk
Shoulder Movement
Sliding Leg Walk
Circling Leg Walk
Training with Equipment
Braided Rope
Purpose of Training with the Braided Rope
Left and Right Rolling
Left and Right Kicking
Lower Control Forward Advance, Turn Back and Capture
Small Club
Purpose of Training with the Small Club
High, Middle, and Low Club Twisting Exercise
Left, Right, and Center Club Twisting Exercise
Chest Pounding Exercise
Large Club
Purpose of Training with the Large Club
Left and Right Club Lifting
Left and Right Club Covering
Left and Right Kicking with the Club
Lower Control Forward Advance, Turn Back and Capture
Purpose of Training with the Basket
Basket Shaking
Purpose of Training with the Barrel
Barrel Rubbing
Practical Applications Training
Paired Practice
Method of Paired Throwing Practice
Illustrated Guide to Grips on the Uniform and Body
Rules of Engagement
Holding the Jacket
Putting on the Jacket
Ready Posture
Coming to Grips
Illustrated Explanations of the Throwing Methods
Lower Control Press
Upper Control Press
Overturning the Sack
Hand Pulling
Leg Lever Whip
Leg Rolling Whip
Rowing Hook
Lifting Hook
Pressing Method
Waist Encircling
Left and Right Kicking
Arm Support and Kick
Straddle Leg Kick
Inward Kicking
Neck Rub and Trip
Leg Restraining
Lying Whip
Outward Fall
Hooking Method
Lower and Seize
Kneeling Connection
Leg Piercing Underhook
Left and Right Rolling
Arm Support Rolling
Big Connection Takedown
Wrapping Neck Connection
Hand Propping
Single Leg Propping
Competitive Throwing
Fighting for Grips
The Method of Breaking Falls
Rules of Chinese Wrestling Competition
Uniform and Belt
How to Make a Uniform