Chi Sao Sticky |
Sticky Hands | Trapping
| Chi Gerk
Chi Sao is not a form of sparring and should never be viewed as such. Utilizing Chi Sao as sparring totally defeats its purpose. Chi Sao is used to develop contact reflexes or the ability to interpret movement through touch. The skills one obtains from Chi Sao will greatly enhance your ability to defend yourself. Chi Sao translated means Sticky Hands. This refers to the constant contact you maintain with your partner during the Chi Sao exercise. When this absence of contact is lost the opportunity to attack maybe present.
Chi Gerk Sticky Legs is Chi Sao of the legs and plays a vital aspect in the concept of base disruption. Chi Gerk trains your ability to use your legs in a close range as well as developing one's balance.
"The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao.
The name that can be named is not the eternal name."