Chin Na = Seize and Control. Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, one of the world’s foremost authorities on Chin Na (Qin Na) demonstrates and instructs his techniques up-close and in detail. Chin Na, the art of controlling an opponent through joint locks and acupressure cavities, is an essential part of all Chinese martial styles, and it will be a valuable addition to any other martial system. Each of these techniques is presented up-close and in detail, and can be found in Dr. Yang’s best-selling books ‘Comprehensive Applications of Shaolin Chin Na’ and Analysis of Shaolin Chin Na. Dr. Yang also shows corrections for common mistakes, as students demonstrate the techniques. Yang, Jwing-Ming Ph.D., 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 people who has ”made the greatest impact on martial arts in the past 100 years.”
Dvd special features: 34 Techniques Screen Selections • Previews of all YMAA videos • Language: English • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Polish, Portugese, Japanese, Dutch & Italian • Complete YMAA Product Catalog • Biography: Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming • History: YMAA Publication Center, Yang’s Martial Arts Association and more! COURSE 1: WHITE CRANE NODS ITS HEAD • White Crane Twists Its Neck • Lift the Elbow • White Crane Covers Its Wing • Hands Embrace A Guitar • Single and Multiple Finger Holdings • Butterfly Bores Through the Flowers • Double Finger Split COURSE 2: SMALL WRAP HAND • Small Wrap Hand 2 • Forward Wrist Press • Press the Wrist Up • Turning Around Heaven and Earth • Turning Body Elbow Wrap • Forward Turning Elbow • Two Children Worship the Buddha COURSE 3: LARGE ROCK TWISTS ITS WING • Arm Wraps Around the Neck • Pressing Shoulder with Single Finger and Extending the Neck for Water • White Crane Bores the Bush • Large Python Turns Its Body • Rotating the Sky Post • Low Finger Press • Upward Finger Turn • Lock and Turn the Joint COURSE 4: SMALL WRAP FINGER • Large Wrap hand • Low Inward Wrist Press • Forgive Me Not Going With You • The Child Worships the Buddha • Reverse Elbow Wrap • Upward Elbow Press • Lion Shakes Its Head • One Post to Support the Heaven