Analysis Of Shaolin Chin Na

Instructors Manual for All Martial Styles

Book Description

This book presents over 150 Chin Na techniques. 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)

Seize-Controlling 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, and unconsciousness. Some techniques can even be fatal.

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.

If you study a barehand art, likely there are Chin Na techniques you can adapt!

You will learn

  • Fundamental principles that make Chin Na work.
  • Speed, power, grabbing, escaping, and countering techniques.
  • Finger Chin Na.
  • Wrist Chin Na.
  • Elbow Chin Na.
  • Shoulder, neck, and waist Chin Na.
  • Leg Chin Na.
  • Muscle Grabbing Chin Na.
  • Cavity press Chin Na.
  • Using Chin Na in a fight.
  • Dealing with injuries.

The ability to control an opponent through Chin Na is one of the highest measures of martial skill.
You will improve your martial skills with the many training methods, attacks, and counterattack techniques detailed in this book. Your are going to increase your fighting options!

Remember, Chin Na can be integrated with any open hand martial style.

    About Yang, Jwing-Ming

    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.