One Power, Three Power
One power (waist chambered) kungfu is like a
single action rifle (once fired it must be cocked again).
Three power (continuous strike without recoil) is like a rapid fire
machine gun. Rooted spring power is a like a canon that adds
explosive force to both. With age a one power one shot rifle
will jam; three power rapid fire will slow down; but rooted spring
power will reach further with accuracy and continue to
When issuing three power rooted spring force,
one may employ various bodily weapons in striking; head, shoulders,
elbows, forearms, wrists, fists (back fist, panther, ginger fist,
phoenix, dragon, snake, thumb strikes, hammer fist), fingers, palms,
hips, knees, shins, ankles, feet, and toes.
Hakka Old Style Technique
The older the less techniques. Two of
the oldest taught stepping and hand action. 1) Kick oneself in
the butt - a chop step but when the knee comes up one kicks oneself
in the butt with the heel. 2) Breaking stone - a
table is placed at least waist high. A heavy stone is placed
left to right on the table in a mor-grinding hand. Gow
Choy Hammer fist breaks the stone. Gwak sweeping
hand cleans the table in opposite direction. Three
hands are continuous. Kick the butt - mor, gow, gwak - break a stone
on the table. Repeat as desired.