kung fu moves · 06/09/2023

Shaolin fights and fights loose hands

The attack of the whip leg is relatively hidden, with the function of attacking it unprepared, surprisingly winning, and the attack distance can be far or near, flexible and changeable, and then the leg strike has a large force, and the key moment can play a decisive effect. Therefore, it is favored by people in the martial arts fighting world and is one of the usual techniques of almost every martial arts practitioner.

I have sorted out a set of whip-legged actual combat techniques handed down in folk martial arts and shared them with everyone.

First, the horizontal whip leg is the most commonly used and convenient

Example 1:

Both sides stand in a left-fighting style and confront each other (Figure 1-1). When the enemy steps up to the left and hits our face with a straight left fist, it is difficult to retract at once because its center of gravity moves forward, and his left arm is extended forward, thus exposing his left rib; Taking advantage of this opportunity, our side quickly swept its left rib with a right whip leg, and the enemy was sure to be hit (Figure 1-2).

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Example 2:

The enemy stepped up to the left and punched us in the face with a straight right fist; Taking advantage of the exposure of his right rib, we swept the liver on the right side with the left whip leg (Figures 1-3, Figures 1-4). Because of the great strength of the whip leg, the enemy will fall to the ground.

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Example 3:

We took the initiative to attack, feigning an attack on the enemy’s side with a right probe fist, inducing the enemy to defend with his left hand, thus exposing his left rib (Figures 1-5). Taking advantage of this opportunity, our side quickly swept the enemy’s left rib with the right whip leg, crushing the enemy (Figs. 1-6).

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Second, the whip leg is obliquely raised, mostly used by the left foot

Example 4:

Our side hits the left side of the enemy’s head with a right-hand swing fist; The enemy leaned diagonally to the right and dodged our right swing (Figure 2-1). At this point, we quickly retract our right fist, raise our left foot, kick out the left whip leg diagonally to the right, sweep the left side of the enemy’s face, and knock the enemy to the ground (Figure 2-2).

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Example 5:

When the enemy and we confront each other, our side suddenly feigns an attack on the enemy’s front with a left probe fist, inducing the enemy’s defensive attention to shift upward (Figure 2-3). Taking advantage of this opportunity, we raised our left foot and kicked the enemy’s crotch diagonally to the right with the left whip leg, severely damaging the enemy (Figures 2-4). Note that you cannot kick into the crotch without kicking obliquely.

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Third, the oblique whip leg is like whipping, it is drawn obliquely from top to bottom, and the strength is the strongest

Example 6:

We kick the enemy in the crotch and abdomen with our left leg, and due to pain or instinct, the enemy will bend over and the enemy’s head will extend forward (Figure 3-1). Taking advantage of this opportunity, our right foot quickly jerked from the top right to the bottom left, sweeping the enemy’s head, which can knock out the enemy (Figure 3-2).

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Example 7:

In a confrontation between friend and foe, if the enemy attacks us in a low position, or keeps his left hand low (Figure 3-3). At this point, we can directly raise our right foot and knock out the enemy’s head from top right to bottom left (Figures 3-4). Due to the special angle, it is very difficult for the enemy to intercept our leg.

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Example 8:

In order to attack the enemy’s lower set, we first raise our right foot and raise it a little higher, so the enemy thinks that we will attack its upper set, so the defensive attention will shift to the upper set (Figure 3-5). Moving upwards, our side quickly changed the direction of our attack, sweeping the enemy’s left knee with the right whip leg from top right to bottom left, kicking the enemy down (Figure 3-6).

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Example 9:

Our side took the initiative to attack, first kicking the enemy’s left knee with a low left leg and kicking him to his knees (Figures 3-7). At this point, we can quickly lift our right foot and sweep the enemy’s head diagonally with the right whip leg from top right to bottom left to knock him out (Fig. 3-8).

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