The 108 Nei Kung Tao

The Nei Kung Tao (aka ‘The 108’ Chin Na Set) of Li-Chan Kung FuĀ (1470)

Formal Chi Kung Opening

  1. Heaven & Earth Accord (aka Separating Movement)
  2. Drinking Movement
  3. Ming Fist
  4. Heaven & Earth Accord
  5. Monk Adjusts Robes

Ancillary Opening

Arrange the Seven Stars

Section One

  1. Turn & Carry Tiger to Mountain
  2. Dragon Twists Fate
  3. Bend Monkey
  4. Step ‘Round, Raise Dragon, & Rise to Land
  5. Wash, Sew, & Reap
  6. Tie the Knot
  7. Wrap the Moon
  8. Raise Pate & Open Willow – Right
  9. Caper (Dance) ‘Round & Throw Monkey
  10. Head (Pate) Through
  11. Part the Veil
  12. Ride High to Stretch Wings
  13. Raise Pate & Open Willow – Right/Left

Section Two

  1. Counterpoise to Pate & Yield Right
  2. Truss & Throw
  3. Caper ‘Round to Redirect
  4. Cricking Dragon
  5. Raking Tiger
  6. Crane Counters & Breaks
  7. Unroot the Bear
  8. Throw Back
  9. Willow Snaps Back
  10. Humble Bear
  11. Filch the Ire
  12. Opening the Door (aka Shift (Stir) the Bear)
  13. Willow Breaks

Section Three

  1. Catch & Cast
  2. Draw the Bear
  3. Eagle Breaks Back
  4. Eagle Breaks on Landing
  5. Hidden Fist to Counter Left
  6. Twist Kick (aka Turn Tail)
  7. Seize, Swing Tail Over & Break
  8. Eagle Counters to Break Back
  9. Counter Dragon Down
  10. Crane Flips
  11. Cool Wings Left
  12. Raise the Tiger
  13. Wrap & Lift Arm to Punch Palm

Section Four

  1. Face to Land
  2. Caper with Mantis
  3. Counter & Twist Tiger
  4. Stretch, Grasp Heel, Strike, & Stomp
  5. Sweeping Crane
  6. Filch & Break
  7. Set on Back
  8. Rake, Punch, Counter & Release Willow
  9. Turn Ire & Release Willow
  10. Redirect Down & Sling Back
  11. Circle Fist, Sit (on) Back, & Raise Bar
  12. Solve All & Press
  13. Take Punch & Drop Willow on Wrist

Section Five

  1. Caper with Open Wings & Brace Willow
  2. Haymaker
  3. Flap Wings, Wrap, & Strike with Beak
  4. Wrap the Moon
  5. Creep Down & Ward Off
  6. Dragon Stops Breath
  7. Uncoiling Dragon
  8. Balance Dragon
  9. Single Whip with Slanted Body
  10. Cast the Star (version two) & Work the Shuttles
  11. Lave Ears, Circle Wings, & Shoot the Willow (version one)
  12. Swoop, Break, & Drop Willow
  13. Circle PalmsĀ  (version one)

Section Six

  1. Stand High to Double Ricks & Fall
  2. Lift High, Pull Down Centerline, & Two Elbows
  3. Stretch Wings & Pull Down on Knee
  4. Cool Wings
  5. Brace Shoulder
  6. Crane Leads Leopard to a Point
  7. Bear Hug
  8. Spinning Dragon
  9. Swoop, Break, & Drop Willow
  10. Intercepting Fists with Knee Kicks – Right/Left
  11. Head Over Heels
  12. Lift, Twist Step, and Lave Ears
  13. Turn Bear on Belly

Section Seven

  1. Sewing Willows
  2. Double Backfists, Counter, & Crescent Kicks Down
  3. Bust Drums & Two Pates Down
  4. Tickles Fancy
  5. Rolling Tiger & Sweep Lotus
  6. Grasp Shoulder & Hang Ball
  7. Lave Arms & Drop Elbow
  8. Wash, Wrap Willow, & Redirect Down Left
  9. Hug Palm at Master of Heart Mu, & Drop Elbow
  10. Raise the Tiger (version two)
  11. Tiger Leads Crane to Poke Foot
  12. Fall Back & Displace Shoulder
  13. Close Wings & Drop Elbow

Section Eight

  1. Turn to Counterpoise, Punch & Kick
  2. Cool Wings Back to Kick & Point Horn
  3. Tickles Fancy
  4. Caper with Tigers
  5. Redirect, Lave Ears, & Single Whip
  6. Shoot the Willow
  7. Yield with Willow & Caper ‘Round with Pate
  8. Eagle Breaks on Landing
  9. Stretch Wings, Lift Knee, & Pull Down on Rising Kick
  10. Break with Rising Kick
  11. Close Wings & Lift on Yin & Yang
  12. Brush Stomach Links & Cross Wings Down (aka Knocking Pates)
  13. Classic Double Block with Willow Palm & Kick, & Classic Double Block Yielding Back
  14. Rustle Feathers, Raise Pate, & Fall Back
  15. Dragon Breaks Wind
  16. Throw Out, Kicks & Press Horizontally
  17. Crane Capers with Shooting Willows

Ancillary Closing

Arrange the Seven Stars

Formal Chi Kung Closing

  1. Monk Adjusts Robes
  2. Heaven & Earth Accord
  3. Ming Fist
  4. Drinking Movement
  5. Heaven & Earth Accord
  6. Crossing Hands

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