Sam Chien Be/ Sanzhanma/ Sanchin-dachi/ Three Battles stance

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Sam Chien Be/ Sanzhanma/ Sanchin-dachi/ Three Battles stance

Postby yat_chum » Sun Nov 16, 2008 5:01 am

In the system of White Crane that I practice the Sam chien be (three battles horse) is the main fighting stance and looks very much like the following pictures.

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Recently one of my work colleagues said to me that this stance is damaging to the kidneys as it disrupts the flow of chi. What does everyone think about this?
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Postby vamos » Tue Nov 18, 2008 12:14 pm

i tried the stance.i can feel the tightness round the kidneys so unless its a moving form i guess it would inhibit the flow.maybe there is a deeper meaning to the stance? :)
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