fa jin Part a: Correct Internal Bio-mechanics

A person cannot effectively fight with 2
feet solid on the ground 

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_fEIVwjrew

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsKNOzxo4qQ

 

On many ba gua videos found on YouTube you will see examples where the practitioner, while demonstrating a technique, comes in close with two feet solidly on the ground. While planted the practitioner will apply a throw or take down.  Every thinking MA practitioner must ask himself, how is this possible?  Are you really expecting your opponent to stand still while you set yourself up for the throw or takedown?

 

Even Olympic Judo players (judoka) don’t plant their feet flat and solid while executing their throwing techniques

see    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfcCfekFGwQ

 

HoHowever, you do find examples like these ba gua practitioners showing their “skills” with flat and planted techniques. They are examples of the art taught by individuals who never used their art in combat and never studied with teachers who did. For example,

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_fEIVwjrew

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsKNOzxo4qQ

 

On many ba gua videos found on YouTube you will see examples where the practitioner, while demonstrating a technique, comes in close with two feet solidly on the ground. While planted the practitioner will apply a throw or take down.  Every thinking MA practitioner must ask himself, how is this possible?  Are you really expecting your opponent to stand still while you set yourself up for the throw or takedown?

 

Even Olympic Judo players (judoka) don’t plant their feet flat and solid while executing their throwing techniques

see    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfcCfekFGwQ

 

HoHowever, you do find examples like these ba gua practitioners showing their “skills” with flat and planted techniques. They are examples of the art taught by individuals who never used their art in combat and never studied with teachers who did. For example,

First, it would be nearly impossible to “set up” a
position with two feet solid on the ground in the midst of combat. Boxers can sometimes do it for a fraction of a second, but this is before they are fully engaged. The best boxers never do. Watch
Mohammed Ali’s feet where they show on these links:

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