| (84) 左金鸡独立——
Golden cock stands on left leg
Golden cock stands on right leg
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Golden cock stands on left leg 01
Keep both hips steady at their original height. Use the power from the waist
and legs to rotate both hips. Turn the torso from slanting forward to centering
upright. Follow through by moving the right leg forward with the toe tips
insubstantially touching the ground next to the left toes.
Keep the left arm basically unchanged. With the whole arm as axis, rotate the
left palm from facing south to facing inward. With the right shoulder and
elbow as center, rotate the upper arm and the forearm leading the right
forearm to slantingly point forward from the horizontal direction to the right.
Place the palm in front of the chest to the left.
This is only a transitional stage for the process of raising the hand and
kicking the leg. Therefore, there should not be any stop in the above
Golden cock stands on left leg 02
Continue the above-mentioned movements of raising hand and kicking leg.
Keep the right leg basically in a bend shape as shown in the picture above.
With the right hip as center, raise the thigh. While keeping the right toe tips
pointing upward, use the right knee as center at the same time to rotate the
leg. Raise the right heel up toward the left and place it in the middle of the
Turn the left arm slightly and point the left fingers toward the right heel.
Continue to rotate the right arm upward leading the right elbow at the same
height as the right shoulder. Rotate the right forearm out at the same time
placing the palm horizontally in front of the forehead.
This time relax the joints of the hips and round the lower back to facilitate
keeping the upright position.
Golden cock stands on right leg 01
The weight center is still fallen on the left leg. Maintain the upright
position and the stability of the left knee and hip. With sense on the right
heel, step down the right leg to the front. Ground with the heel and point
the toe tips up. Stretch the right leg out and end the movement with the
typical sit-back position.
Follow through by sinking down the right elbow. Place the right forearm
slantingly in front of the chest and the right palm in front of the upper
jaw. Raise the left elbow and use it as the center to twist and raise the
left forearm. The palm is facing down and the left fingers are locating
close to the right elbow.
Golden cock stands on right leg 02
Stretch the left leg and bend the right leg. Move the body from sit-back
center position to bow-step slanting forward state.
The left forearm is basically still. With the elbow as center, follow
through with the step forward movement and continue to raise the
forearm twistingly upward. Use the forearm as axis at the same time;
turn the left palm from facing down to facing up. The fingers are located
at the height of the lower jaw.
Following the step forward movement, continue the downward motion of
the right upper arm leading the elbow to the similar height as the
posture of Playing The Lute. With the right elbow as center, rotate the
forearm downward and at the same time with the forearm as axis turn
the right palm toward the left wrist.
Golden cock stands on right leg 03
Keep the right hip and knee stable. With the power from the
waist and the leg, turn the body from slanting forward to
centering upright. Follow through by moving the left leg
forward and grounding with the left toe tips next to the right
Keep the left arm basically at its original state. With the left
elbow as center, rotate the left forearm inward and up. With
the right elbow as center, continue to rotate the right forearm
downward. Move the right palm down along the left arm and
place it next to the left elbow.
Golden cock stands on right leg 04
Keep the upright position, the right hip and knee stable. Relax
the left hip and raise the left thigh upward to the front. Stretch
the instep and kick out the left leg.
While making the kick, with the shoulder as center, raise the
left upper arm leading the elbow to the same height as the
shoulder. With the elbow as center and the palm facing up,
rotate the left forearm downward. Chop down with the back of
the palm toward the direction of the left toe tips till the left arm
is naturally stretching out.
With the left elbow as center, continue to rotate the forearm
inward. Turn the right palm to face up and place it next to the
由 Daniel Kwok 先生 校译
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by Mr.Daniel Kwok