- Actors: DR. Yang, Jwing-Ming, AARON DAMUS, JIM NOBLE, BEN WARNER
- Directors: David Silver
- Format: PAL
- Region: All Regions
- Number of discs: 1
- Classification: Exempt
- Studio: Yang's Martial Arts Association
- DVD Release Date: 1 Jun. 2010
- Run Time: 155 minutes
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
- ASIN: 159439122X
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 158,045 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)
Advanced Practical Chin Na In-Depth [DVD]Region 0 playable anywhere on a dvd player
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Refine your Chin Na arsenal In the Advanced Practical Chin Na DVD, Dr. Yang explains that for your Chin Na (Qin Na) to work in a real situation, you must master the technique so that it becomes an immediate natural reflex. In a self-defense or sparring situation, there is no time to think before you react, and your opponent will not cooperate with you. By choosing a small number of practical techniques and understanding their application completely, you will respond to an opponent with an effective Chin Na when the time comes. In his extensive previous Chin Na DVD series, Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming has demonstrated Chin Na speed and power training, instructed over 150 techniques, and shown several hundred applications for every kind of situation. This program focuses on interception, trapping and sealing the opponent, and keeping a sense of distance to avoid a counterattack, while successfully executing the most practical Chin Na. Dr. Yang instructs each technique and shows corrections of common mistakes as students demonstrate. Techniques presented in Course 1: Arm Wraps Around the Dragon's Neck Butterfly Bores Through the Flowers Back Turning, Forward Wrist Press Upward Wrist Press Low Inward Wrist Press Hands Prop a Large Beam Prop Up Elbow Heaven King Supports the Pagoda Upward Elbow Press Large Python Turns Its Body Lion Worships the Buddha Large Elbow Wrap Low Outward Wrist Press Luo Han Bows Small Elbow Wrap Old Man Promoted to General One Post to Support the Heavens Techniques presented in Course 2: Pressing Shoulder with a Single Finger and Extending the Neck for Water Spiritual Dragon Waves Its Tail Reverse Elbow Wrap Push the Boat to Follow the Stream Lion Shakes Its Head Send the Devil to Heaven Small Wrap Hand Sparrow Hawk Shakes Its Wing Backward Upward Turning The Old Man Carries the Fish on His Back Twist the Wing with Both Hands Forward Upward Turning White Crane Nods Its Head White Crane Twists Its Head Two Children Worship the Buddha Wild Chicken Breaks Its Wings This DVD can be a companion to the books Comprehensive Applications of Shaolin Chin Na and Analysis of Shaolin Chin Na by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming. This program features YMAA Chin Na instructor Jim Noble and Assistant Instructor Aaron Damus. DVD Special Features: Over 30 Practical Chin Na
About the Director
David Silver is an experienced director of martial arts instructional programmes.
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Dr Yang's Advanced Chin Na gives a taster - albeit a sizeable one - of the depth of seizing, trapping, `sealing,' locking and throwing techniques in Chinese forms. He demonstrates 30 techniques with incredible names like `Butterfly Bores Through the Flowers', `Heavenly King Supports the Pagoda', `Spiritual Dragon Waves its Tail', and `Wild Chicken Breaks its Wing'. The names might sound fanciful, but the techniques are pragmatic and real.
Dr Yang takes us through a series of traps, locks, strangles and throws, but what makes this DVD a cut above the usual is the in-depth explanation that accompanies them. In these, Dr Yang considers the footwork and body-positioning required, the opponent's next attack, and how to maximise body-mechanics to make your technique more powerful.
Two of Dr Yang's students attempt each technique with varying degrees of success, which enables Dr Yang to highlight common mistakes and offer advice to correct them, adding yet another valuable layer of learning to the DVD.
Naturally, the techniques are taken from Chinese forms, notably southern White Crane, however the Chin Na on display also makes fascinating viewing for students of karate, especially those whose style contains a marked Chinese influence.
Beautiful, pragmatic techniques, masterfully shown and explained, Chin Na In Depth is a treasure trove of applications and principles on one DVD. Very highly recommended.
Goran Powell, author of A Sudden Dawn: A Martial Arts Novel: 1