How to Develop Chi - Disc 06 - Hands Attaching and Single Hand Push
Hands Attaching is how most variations of two-person practice begin. A proper beginning will assure that you can connect your Chi with your opponent’s energy, and maintain that harmony throughout your practice session. This video explains the correct way to bow to your opponent, set a correct distance for engaging two-person practice, stepping forward and backward, side-to-side and disengaging from your opponent. The video concludes with an explanation of several martial arts considerations in Hands Attaching form.
In the second half, Master Liao teaches how to get the most from your two-person Single Hand Push by varying the frame and height with your opponent, and how to use the energy through your whole body to drive the motion. Master and his student also demonstrate the proper way to move forward and backward while changing hands.