Single whip introduces the concept of “Split”, including various ways to move the opponent’s force away from your centre while reducing the angle to limit torque.
This movement has many variations and can be used in many martial applications. It is one of the rare tai chi movements that combines overt arm movement with simultaneous hip movement
Chapters (click the marker in the video timeline):
- Just do…front view
- Just do…follow view
- What is different
- Simple description…front view
- Simple description…follow view
- Leading with the wrists…from the left
- Leading with the wrists…from the right
- Hook hand
- The whip
- Put it together
- Practice…follow view
- What next?