The technical magazine of Chinese Martial Arts and Tai-Chi Chuan.
WUSHU MAGAZINE. December/1987
Publishing companyF FUKUSHOUDOU
@ Special edition: What is a perfect "posture"?

Part2. Truth of Xing Yi Quan-"Santi" Posture.
By Su Dongchen

Horse Form Fist
Upper photograph ? Horse Form Fist based on "principle" of "Santi"
Lower photograph - Horse Form Fist which does not practice the "principleh of "Santi"

What is a perfect "posture"?
Xing Yi Quan - "Santi" Posture is not merely a Posture;
it is "principle" which leads not only to "shape" but also to all.
By Su Dongchen



Xing Yi Quan - "Santi" Posture.
The technique of Xing Yi Quan is born by changes of "contraction" and "diffusion."


Master Su Dongchen is known for having an abundance of fighting experience. He says that "Posture" is not only simple shape; it was "Posture beyond form" including the principle of Yin/Yang, Five Elements combination theory, and modern physics

" Santi" Posture is not only a simple posture; it is theory.





Posture of Xing Yi Quan - "Santi" ?
Truth of Xing Yi Quan - "Santi" Posture.
Author: Su Dongchen. [Essence of Change]
Composition/Responsibility for the wording of an article: The editorial department of our journal





It is the origin of a style, and changes of back and front, right and left, big, middle, and small.

It is important to be familiar with changing between big, middle, and small. In regards to motion, each different size has different qualities and meaning. For example, a small circle has quick motion, an middle circle has good balance, and a large circle is powerful.




Self training in the principles of "Santi."
The principles of "Santi" in onefs enemy are disturbed and attacked.
" Santi" is utilized.

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