and Step up with turning body
This is the finishing
posture of Brush Knee
Diagonally and Step Up
The picture with dress in
red was taken from the
south while the picture
with dress in blue was
taken from the west.
由 Daniel Kwok 先生 校译
Proofreaded & Translated
by Mr.Daniel Kwok
Brush knee and step up with turning body 01
Keep the position of the left shoulder joint unchanged,
raise the left arm till the left elbow is in the same height as
the right elbow. At the same time with the left elbow as
center, rotate the forearm and turn the left wrist slightly.
Place the left hand on the left side in front of the right
hand making both hands facing each other like holding a
During this process, keep the rest of the body still.
Brush knee and step up with turning body 02
Use the connecting line of the left hip and the left hell as
axis and relax the right hip joint. Keep the right leg straight
and the right hip stably unchanged. Turn the body along
with the left knee and left leg to the right till both feet and
knees are against each other with the left toes pointing
The primary requirement is maintaining the right hip joint
and right leg stable. The angle of rotation can be smaller for
beginning learners and it should be increased gradually in
the later stage.
The torso from leaning forwarding to the southeast is turned
upright to face southwest.
Brush knee and step up with turning body 03
With the right hip as center and the connecting line of
right hell and right hip as radius, turn clockwise till both
feet are parallel. Move the right hand downward a little
bit along the way. The left and right forearms are
making a small rotation at the same time.
Pay attention that do not shift the weight center while
moving the right leg. And keep the weight center stable
when turning the upper body.
Brush knee and step up with turning body 04
Stretch the left leg and as pushing power shift the weight
center. Simultaneously, bend the right leg and raise the
right toes. With right hell as center, turn the right toes to the
face northwest corner. Turn the torso from upright to lean
forward. The right knee must not extend over the right toes.
The center weight is mainly fallen on the heel.
With the left forearm as axis, turn the left palm to an
inclined plane and place it in front of the nose tip. Keep the
joints of the right hand and elbow stable. With the right
elbow as center, move down the right palm in a curving
direction till the right arm is basically straighten. Place the
palm in front of the crotch to face north.
Brush knee and step up with turning body 05
With the connecting line of left hip and left hell as axis,
relax the right hip. Turn the whole body to the right till it
faces northwest and both feet are pointing to northwest as
While turning the body, the position of the right hand, arm
and upper body are relatively unchanged. By turning of
the body, bring the right arm next to the right knee. At this
final stage, the status of the whole body is the same as the
previously mentioned Brushing the Right Knee and