This is an exercise
for the legs and self-discipline. Hold each stance for two (2) minutes to
begin with and work up to five (5) then ten (10) minutes.
- HORSE STANCE ---
Hands in prayer position; palms facing and
pressing; Feet two shoulder widths apart, both feet pointing straight to
front, back straight.
- TWIST TO LEFT INTO BOW AND ARROW
Straight arm palm
strike with right palm --Twist shoulders as far as possible -- left hand
palm strike directly behind -- eyes on right
- PUT WEIGHT ON RIGHT LEG, SHIFT LEFT LEG INTO A TIGER
(CAT) STANCE --
upper body to right, bringing left upward elbow strike to front with right
straight arm back-fist to rear --- eyes to left.
- TWIST HORSE STANCE ---
Bring right knee to back of left calf and
put right toe on floor. Bend both knees with weight on front leg. Bring
left straight arm high back-fist over head -- right hand swings up and down
into low block -- chest faces left -- eyes to right hand.
- CRANE STANCE ---
Put weight on left leg and raise right knee to
hip level; point toe downward --- Strike to front with left knife-edge,
fingers pointing up; Strike to rear with right knife-edge, fingers
pointing up --- both arms straight --- eyes to left hand.
- BACK BOW STANCE ---
Step down with right foot to rear and bend
right leg, straighten left leg -- left shoulder forward -- swing arms; right
down -- left up, into right low block and left high block --- eyes to left.
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