There are very, very few Kuntaoists who really know that the secret to survival lies in the development and integration of mental and spiritual training into the physical training. Most students believe in only the physical. Bak Sai (sp.), as Master Reeders called it, is one of those physical secrets. Bak Sai (sp.) is the continuous explosive overlapping elbow and knee spears, along with intricate footwork that we'll show at a later date. Another physical secret is being able to work your triangle. Here is one way to work your triangle. This is very basic, but a very effective way to get behind your enemy to be able to attack his back. We are showing only stepping here. You can jump, skip, hop, or drop to the ground as circumstances dictate. Remember, without mental and spiritual development, these physical exercises are only partially effective at best.
It is important, right from the start, your body starts to rotate counter-clockwise while you are stepping and spinning clockwise around your enemy.
Note: The Diamond is two triangles. We start from all directions, not just the one shown. We sometimes reverse and re-reverse our directions. We also have not included hand and elbow motions that will come at a later time also.
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