Qinna or “Chin na” means “Seizing and grabbing” and refers to martial techniques which involve joint control and pressure point manipulation.
Tai Chi Qinna – Lesson 1.
Qinna (“Chin-na”) is one of the categories of martial technique in tai chi.
It refers to the manipulation of joints and pressure points and other techniques that include seizing and grabbing.
In this lesson, Ian Sinclair demonstrates methods of controlling the elbows.
Tai Chi Qinna Lesson 2
Tai Chi Qinna Lesson 3
Tai Chi Qinna Lesson 4 ~ the “S-Bend” Wrist Lock
Tai Chi Qinna Lesson 5 – “Needle to the bottom of the sea”
Tai Chi Qinna Lesson 6 – Magician hides the coins
Another application of the “S-bend” lock.
Tai Chi Qinna Lesson 7 – Del Boy Plays it Cool at the Bar
Tai Chi Qinna Lesson 8 – “Aaaaah! My hair!”
Tai Chi Qinna 9 – Another application of Needle to the Bottom of the Sea
Tai Chi Tuishou and Qinna – joint control and submission
Using tuishou to make joint control more effective.
Tai chi has many joint control and submission techniques. But on their own, techniques do not work. We train structure, sensitivity, alignment and understanding in order to develop a method for making the technique applicable.