Chi-Sao


In Emin Boztepe Martial Arts System Chi-Sao is known as the Soul of Wing Tzun and it is a unique partner exercise that helps develop core elements necessary for good EBMAS Wing Tzun self-defence:

  • Chi-sao.pngForward pressure
  • Tactile sensitivity
  • Quick reflexes
  • Body coordination
  • Relaxation
  • Balance
  • Power
  • Economy of motion

Chi-Sao is, in essence, the bridge between learning the movements of EBMAS Wing Tzun individually in the forms training and learning to apply them fluently and automatically (i.e. without thought) in combat.

Chi-sao-2.pngStudents of Emin Boztepe Martial Arts System learn to divorce their conscious mind from the details of fighting while practicing Chi-sao. The body is trained to act spontaneously on the inputs provided by the opponent's pressure.

The Wing Tzun movements are integrated into the student's natural reflexes so that the EBMAS student can react instantly, appropriately and automatically to the actions of the opponent. This is the goal in Chi-sao for Emin Boztepe Martial Arts System.