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The Nine principles of Shun Wu Tang

The Nine principles of Shun Wu Tang

1. 硬攻直進
yìng gōng zhí jìn
Advance/drive hastily, strike forcefully

2. 消閃側擊
xiāo shǎn cè jí
Evade the attack (and nullify its force), counter-strike from the side

3. 剛柔並濟
gāng róu bìng jì
Couple force (hardness, attack) with flexibility (soft, defence, evade)

4. 震身抖勁
zhèn shēn dǒu jìn
Amplification of force with torque (twisting/shaking the body from feet to hip to hand)

5. 吞肩放胛
tūn jiān fàng jiǎ
Swallow (hold down) the shoulders, release the shoulder blades

6. 四點金正
sì diǎn jīn zhèng
Alignment of the 4 golden points

7. 落地生根
luò dì shēng gēn
Feet rooted in the ground (deep, steadfast stances)

8. 反射勁倍
fǎn shè jìn bèi
Amplification of force with bi-directional/counter-directional movements (e.g. pulling the opponent towards you while forcing a strike)

9. 虛擬情境
xū nǐ qíng jìng
Virtual simulation

courage