Lesser-Crane Set

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Steve Richards teaching the Lesser Crane San-Sau: images taken from digital video

Under NO circumstances should these techniques be practiced without qualified supervision.

           Pressure Point/Dim-Mak Applications

     Lesser Crane uprooting of structure techniques

Sweeping engagement to entrap the 'bridge' and to invite a compensatory forward action

Opponents counter reaction surges forward

Swallowing the counter reaction

'Faan' Reversal of energy off the counter reactions momentum

Beginning to uplift and uproot the opponents structure

Pressure point to armpit whilst rolling leverage applied to back of shoulder

Second switch and Faan Reversal

Applying rotational force to the neck, and spine

Headlock ready for slamming back of cranium into the ground

            Rolling elbow break and spring-punch