| (10)、(34) 左搂膝拗步
Brush knee and step up(L)
|(12) 右边抱球——Hold a ball（R)
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Brush knee and step up （L）is same with (10)
|(11)、(35) 怀抱琵琶——Hold a lute
Posture after completion
of Holding A Ball With
At this moment, the right
hand fingers and the
nose are facing each
other. The left hand is
slightly lower and both
hands are like holding a
Brush knee and step up (L) 01
Prop up against the ground with the right ankle. Through the control
of the waist and the leg, shift the center of gravity forward. Bend
the straight left leg coordinately and step down the foot completely
at the same time. The center of gravity is located between the two
legs while the right leg is still bending. With the left elbow joint
as center, rotate the left forearm down along a curve line in front
of the chest and place the downward facing palm in front of the hip.
With the right forearm as axis, rotate the right palm from facing
left to become upright and contain the sense of pushing forward.
However, it is not necessary to move the whole right arm forward.
With the height of the hip joints remained the same; the torso is
slightly leaning forward along with the shift of the center weight.
Brush knee and step up (L) 02
Continue to stretch the right leg and push forward the center of gravity till the leg
is fully extended. At this time, the left knee is moving coordinately forward till the
weight center falls entirely on the latter part of the foot and the foot is pressing
against the ground. The kneecap should not extend beyond the toes. The right
side of the body along the points of B-D-H-K becomes a straight line. After
completely extending the right leg, with the ankle as the supporting point and the
line of D-K as axis, turn the right toes to face forward and parallel with the left foot.
Ensure the body is facing the right east. At the same time, slightly withdraw the left
hip joint and move the left palm next to the left knee. Keep the right palm
insubstantial and upright. Following the power from the waist and the leg, the right
palm is having the sense of pushing forward.
Hold a ball (R) 01
Straighten the left leg and let the weight center completely transferred to the right leg. Encompass the chest and pull up the back. While
making the move, with the right elbow as center, slightly raise up the right forearm in a twisting way. Using the right forearm as axis, turn the
right palm slightly tWithdraw the right hip joint backward a little bit further. Point up the left toes as much as possible. o the left and point the
right fingers forward.
This finished posture at this moment is the same as Holding A Ball With Turning Body and is the preparation stage for the posture of Brushing
The Knee and Stepping Up that follow. Relax the muscle of the front chest and the two arms. Sink the Chi down to the Tan-Tien. Encompass
the chest and pull up the back. Let the arms and the back of the torso to form a circle and use the sense of expanding it outward. Open the
hips, lower down the buttocks, guard the knees and convex the lower back. Keep the sense of a round crotch in between the waist, the hips
and the knees.
The fullness of the upper and lower encircles is the assurance to have power and agileness in the posture.
Hold a lute 01
Shift the weight center backward by stretching the left leg and bending the right leg. The leaning torso is
becoming upright. Point up the left toes as much as possible and let the weight center falls entirely on the
right leg. But the left ankle still maintains the sense of grounding. While shifting the center weight to the
right leg, in order to avoid the right hip joint protruding out to the right side, open the hips by expanding
the hips outward to the right and left side. And with the connecting line between the hip joints as rotating
axis, lower down the buttocks and convex the lower back. Maintain the balance of the posture with the strong
power from the waist and the legs.
While shifting the center weight backward, with the left shoulder as center raise the left arm in a curving
manner and place the left hand in front of the tip of the nose with the finger tips pointing upward. Slightly
move the right elbow downward and place the right fingers in the middle of the left wrist. Both elbows are
located respectively on the front sides of the chest. The outer edge of the elbows and the back of the torso are
having the sense of expanding outward fully.
由 Daniel Kwok 先生 校译
Proofreaded & Translated
by Mr.Daniel Kwok