Eight Extremes Chuan is a kind of short-distance, self-defence technique, popular in the north of China, named after the meaning of eight extreme directions. Its movements mainly include the strike and bump of elbows, shoulders, back, and hips, displaying the movements of being near, butt, push, bump, and the characteristics of shortness controlling length, requiring drawing chest and swinging back, dropping shoulders and elbows. When applying force, it is required that the energy helps to generate the force. Its force are mainly cross, bump, and inner-sinking power. It is one of the most influential Chinese folk martial arts.
Demonstrated by Mao Jingguang, national martial arts judge.
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