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Hung Ga Kyun Ground Fighting: “Scissor Kick”

Hung Ga Scissor KickQuestion: “Hung Ga Scissor Kick” – Sifu, how does it look like?

In what Hung Ga set can I find it?

What is the proper Chinese name?

Can you please show how is it used?

Thank you!

Grzegorz M.

Answer: “Scissor Leg Technique” (Gau Jin Teui Faat) is one our “Special Skills” (Jyut Gei). Apart from relatively recently composed set called “Butterfly Palms” (Wu Dip Jeung, which by the way isn’t part of our curriculum), you will not find it in any of the commonly taught Hung Ga Kyun sets.

Interestingly, not all techniques were transmitted via set training – many of the special patterns or combinations were taught as individual techniques. “Scissor Leg Technique” (Gau Jin Teui Faat), also called “Golden Coin Falls to the Ground” (Gam Chin Lok Dei), is one of them. Continue reading

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