轉掌要求口訣/Zhuan Zhang Yao Qiu Kou Jue – Turning Palm Essential Requirements Oral Instructions

轉腰頂頸含著胸,後肘粘胸前手平。

Turn the Waist, Erect the Neck, & Contain the Chest, the Rear Elbow sticks to the Chest & the Front Hand is level.

 

鬆肩墜肘塌住腕,肘手不離形似弓。

Relax the Shoulders, Drop the Elbows, & Settle the Writs, the Elbow & Hand never leave the shape of a bow.

 

大指挺力二指領,中指直力掌心空。

The Thumb sticks out strongly, the Index Finger Leads, the Middle Finger stands vertically strong, & the center of the Palm is Empty.

 

四指五指合併住,魚際合住小天星。

The Ring Finger & Little Finger are joined together, joining these edges gathers the Lesser Heavenly Light.

 

穿掌手形似瓦攏,大拽合力入勞宮。

In Penetrating Palm, the Hand is shaped like a trowel, the Thumb pulls strongly to join with the Lao Gong.

 

四指用力合併住,小臂按起向前挺。

The four fingers use Strength to join together, the Forearms press down & rise up, sticking out straight.

 

蹲存膝胯足趟水,足趾抓地腳心空。

Keep the Knees, Kua, & Feet crouched like wading in water, the Toes grip the ground & the arch remains hollow.

 

三尖垂直成一線,三連一體變化生。

The Three Points form a single vertical line, the Three must be linked as an integrated whole to give birth to Variation.

 

轉掌要求頭身正,四肢末梢貫力行。

Turning Palm requires an upright head & body, the Four Limbs, from Root to tip, must be threaded together for the Li to circulate.

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