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Eric_H wrote:Use them in Hung Fa Yi WC, never used them in Yip Man WC or heard of a line that did.
WingTsunChap wrote:Eric_H wrote:Use them in Hung Fa Yi WC, never used them in Yip Man WC or heard of a line that did.
That's interesting. How do you use them? I ask as our energy for tan sau (I can now see the picture) is more forward than up, but I guess some resistance training upward might have some use too. Explain yourself!!
Adam S wrote:This is traditional Wing Chun training
D_Glenn wrote:daniel pfister wrote:So what do people think of the bio-mechanics of YM leaning slightly back as he is in the picture? I generally discourage that kind of thing, especially when using weights.
NoSword wrote:First of all, to my eyes YM is not "leaning" -- he is upright in the sense that his central axis is perpendicular to the ground. He's not off balance. The backward lean in his upper body is compensated for by the tilt in his pelvis.
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