Lesson 2 – How to recover the contact with the ground

The connection with the ground

When you are a child it is completely normal to stay in close contact with the ground but as you grow, this connection is increasingly missing: let’s see how to recover / improve it.

In terms of ground fighting (before accessing the real technical sector), a good fighter must learn to:

  • Crawl
  • Rotate on himself
  • Leap
  • Capture
  • hit
  • Run on 4 limbs
  • Use the arms like the legs and vice versa

Exercises to get familiar with the ground

A note by Master Kongling – For the Core Course practitioners (see how to attend our home study classes here Learn Kung Fu online: a beginner-to-expert course): let’s always maintain the head raised from the ground.

Let’s see a few simple exercises (the most advanced drills will be described in another chapter) to start to recover the contact with the ground:

A note by Master Kongling – About the technical exercises on the ground, 2 important tips: first, let’s do not try to execute them on the ground if we have never experimented them standing; second, in the beginning, this variant of their practice is extremely energy-consuming, let’s start with slow executions.

The result you have obtained executing the exposed exercise will probably poor but is not important for now: in this lesson, the goal was simply to give an introductive preparation to our body (in the next one, we will see the basics of ground mobility).

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  • How long can you resist the 6 Dragons Kung Fu exercises on the ground?

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