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ANSWER FOR QUIZ ON COMBAT — SERIES 4



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Answer for Combat Quiz Series 4


  1. Strikes (or hand attacks) can come from any directions, but for convenience of study and practice, past masters classified all these directions into four (or five) categories or ways. What are these four (five) directions of striking?

    Answer
    Top, middle, bottom and sides (left and right).


  2. ”Precious Duck Swims Through Lotus” is just one pattern or technique in a certain way of striking. By varying one or both of two factors, we can have a great variety of techniques in the same way of striking. What are these two factors?

    Answer
    Hand form and stance.


  3. Traditional masters did not allow their students to engage in free sparring until they were ready. But modern students rush into free sparring without preparation. What are their two inevitable results?

    Answer
    They do not acquire (or have) the necessary skills and techniques (to spar), and they hurt themselves unnecessarily.


  4. ”Hang a Golden Star” is not normally used in combat because of its innate disadvantage. What is the disadvantage?

    Answer
    Close attack but requires much movement.


  5. Nevertheless, in some situations, such as when an opponent sweeps at your low punch, it would be advantageous to use “Hang a Golden Star”. In such situations, you need two skills in your attack. What are they?

    Answer
    Flowing attack and pressing attack.



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