Partner work

Pushing hands enables a student to train a wide variety of skills without the danger associated with combat.
There are many different kinds of pushing hands exercises, including:
  1. Single pushing hands
  2. Double pushing hands
  3. Da lu
  4. Monkey paws
  5. Central equilibrium: maintain the centre
  6. Yielding exercise
  7. Yielding basic skills
  8. Pushing legs
All of these exercises are variations on a theme; teaching similar but different skills.