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#161715 - 06/28/05 10:25 PM Chinese terms for techniques
18lohans Offline

Registered: 01/16/05
Posts: 321
I'm just curious if anyone knows the chinese terms for these techniques: (mandarin, if possible)

Snap kick (aka Toe kick)
Turn kick
Crescent kick
Jumping crescent
Open hand cuts

#161716 - 06/29/05 05:57 AM Re: Chinese terms for techniques [Re: 18lohans]
MAGr Offline

Registered: 04/11/05
Posts: 1147
Loc: London, home: Athens
you know, I have no idea about kicks come to think of it. I have never learnt the chinese name.

Open hand cuts i assume you mean chops?
Fat Sau

#161717 - 06/29/05 07:13 AM Re: Chinese terms for techniques [Re: MAGr]
someotherguy Offline

Registered: 04/20/05
Posts: 69
In Wing Chun

fut/fat sao - buddha palm
dui sao - chopping hand
gang sao - crossing/cutting hand

but I don't know if this is what the poster was asking about?

#161718 - 06/30/05 01:29 AM Re: Chinese terms for techniques [Re: someotherguy]
18lohans Offline

Registered: 01/16/05
Posts: 321
Thanks for the replies.

I'm actually familiar with the Wing Chun hand names.

My question was aiming more towards just the general terms. I guess an easier way to explain this would be that I'm looking for terms that I could use if I were to go to China. It'd be weird to go up to a Chinese guy and say "snap kick".

Here's the few mandarin terms I know, if it helps: (apologies for some of the phonetics)

Side kick - tsuh ti
Axe kick - pi tui
Front kick - chien ti (I suppose this could be a snap/toe kick?)

#161719 - 06/30/05 08:37 AM Re: Chinese terms for techniques [Re: 18lohans]
monji112000 Offline

Registered: 12/05/04
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sifu father/teacher
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Si dai junior brother
Kuen fist/punch
Kuen tao form (kata)
Da strike(hit)
Ma strance (horse)
Do knife
Gwan Pole
Gerk Kick

#161720 - 06/30/05 01:39 PM Re: Chinese terms for techniques [Re: 18lohans]
ShaolinChaunFa Offline

Registered: 05/18/05
Posts: 9
Loc: Hull, ENGLAND
Hope this helps......
snap kick = sern tak
turn kick as in round house? = yern tak
cresent kick = ngau lim tak
jumping cresent = til ngau lim tak
open hand = need to be a bit more specific...
if its a block could be pak sao/ sat sao/ or if its a strike
could be dip jurn/shat geng sao
all above are cantonese...hope this helps..


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