First, be advised that all of these VCD's are IN CHINESE ONLY. In our opinion that doesn't matter much because the instruction is clear and the quality of photography very good. But we will not accept returns just because people didn't read... IN CHINESE ONLY. Given that, these are really tremendous deals for the money. Each of these special VCD's can be played on a computer for full enjoyment. Made for PC's they are also Mac compatible by downloading Quicktime (for free) and any similar VCD player program.Also playable on most DVD players. For less than $10.00? Wow!

SHUAI JIAO & CHIN NAH

Demonstrators: Most VCDS (numbers 141 through 250) by Chinese National Wrestling coach Li Bao-Ru.
Much interest has been generated lately on the subject of Chinese wrestling. Predecessor to Judo, infused with Mongolian as well as Chinese martial history and technique, Shuai Jiao is an ancient martial practice. These VCD's shows the basic exercises of Shuai Jiao with an emphasis on the angles and coordinated movements necessary to improving skill. Most of the work is single person with the instructor showing each motion. A presentation of necessary fundamentals. Here is a good series of VCDs with some outstanding exercise sections.

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Shuai Jiao 72 Hands #1VCD#1005 72 Hands #1
About 1 Hour, VCD pricing, Chinese /English
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Ma Lei's very clear expanations. Also not just single moves but combinations. Break holds in the second part. This is from a style we were privledged to study known as the 72 Hands or, in this case, 72 Na. Of course ANY Chin Na demonstration will be mechanical looking for two reasons: first you could only see the move if it's broken down, which is not the way it is applied. Then there are so many variants: angle, twist, grip each application would take four hours to show at least. But here's some one very familiar with the art showing clean examples of his work.

Shuai Jiao 72 Hands #2VCD#1006 72 Hands #2
About 1 Hour, VCD pricing, Chinese /English
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This is a continuation of Ma Lei's Chin Nah demonstration of grappling combinations. In this case every counter is to a knife attack. Many variations and classical responses including some nice takedowns and restraints.

Shuai Jiao #1

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VCD#756 Shuai Jiao #1
About 1 Hour, VCD pricing, Chinese Only
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This VCD starts with strength and form building exercises including special push ups, stretches and single person falling and throwing practice. Next a great number of throws are shown divided into sections. All throws are Shuai Jiao styles and can be either used in competition or for straight applcation.

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VCD#757 Shuai Jiao #2
About 1 Hour, VCD pricing, Chinese Only
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This second disk starts directly with throws and no exercises. Each throw is shown as a solitary exercise. Then it is demostrated a number of times with different angles, as a self defense or grappling variation. Many applications.

Shuai Jiao BasicsVCD#141 Shuai-Jiao Wrestling Basics
About 1 Hour, VCD pricing, Chinese Only
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Basic Barehanded Exercises are divided into Elementary and Technical. Elementary Exercises mainly improve your health and coordination. Technical Exercises develop your specific techniques and improve your explosive force and coordination. Good wrestling is a combination of technique, strength, conditioning and strategy.

Shuai Jiao SurveyVCD#247 Shuai-Jiao Survey
About 1 Hour, VCD pricing, Chinese Only
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An overview of exercises, grappling techniques and throws from the art of Chinese wrestling. No instruction and breakdown.

Shuai Jiao GrapplingVCD#248 Shuai-Jiao Grappling Techniques
About 1 Hour, VCD pricing, Chinese Only
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JACKET, HAND & FOOT WORK: this VCD focuses on three important aspects of Chinese wrestling. Jacket techniques are essential for off balancing and throwing. Hand techniques tell you how to grasp and control your opponent to use or neutralize his strength. Footworks train you how to move your feet and adjust the distance between you and your enemy. These are fundamental to all good forms of wrestling. Footwork includes toward step, backward step, fill-up step, side step and three-point step. Over all these three area must coordinate head, body and legs to achieve effective skills.

Shuai Jiao equimentVCD#249 Shuai-Jiao Equipment Work
About 1 Hour, VCD pricing, Chinese Only
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A combination of health improvement and entertainment. These exercises are very good to improve specific wrestling skills and enhance endurance, explosive force, alertness and coordination. This VCD has some ancient, real and very interesting exercises focusing on equipment such as staves, wooden dowels, rope and even chains.

Shuai Jiao self defenseVCD#250 Shuai-Jiao Attack & Defense
Triple VCD, VCD pricing, Chinese Only
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Wrestling techniques are used effectively in constantly changeable and unpredictable combat. But there are rules to follow. In this section we see many practical defense and attack combat skills. Heavy emphasis on usage and application. A Triple VCD.

Shuai Jiao 18 Chin NahVCD#7 Chin Nah 18 Chin Nah Methods
About 1 Hour, VCD pricing, Chinese Only
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The Chinese version of Black Scorpion? Dressed in camoflauge fatigues this lady demonstrates numerous methods of Chin Nah for downing an attacker. Actually her Chin Nah is good. And the techniques demonstated are accurate and numerous. It's like a one hour Chin Nah lesson with someone who knows something, for a very low price.

VCD#271 Yue Family Style 18 Chin Nah Methods
About 1 Hour, VCD pricing, Chinese Only
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Yue-style Boxing is said to have been created by national hero Yue Fei. Its characteristics are simple and unsophisticated because it was developed for actual warfare its combat techniques are practical and straight forward. Yue Fist actually incorporates some Chin Nah and its famous spear. This VCD shows thirty applications of the Yue style to combat techniques with a particular emphasis on grappling.