Kung Fu Conditioning : Kung Fu Knuckle Push Up
87.Hi, my name is Dan Schmidt from the Chinese
Martial Arts Center and today we’re going to be showing you the proper way to perform
Knuckle Push Ups. Okay, so Knuckle Push Ups obviously, you start with the fist like this.
You want to go down and put the pressure on the whole top of the hand, the knuckles all
the way down to the tips of the next knuckle. Okay. So you want about a shoulder width,
strike like this, go down on the balls of the feet and press straight down and straight
back up. Okay, like this. Okay. Now from this angle, okay, when you start, you notice that,
okay, the back doesn’t stick out, you want to keep everything flat all the way down.
Okay. You don’t want to hunch your shoulders forward, you don’t want to try to hold them
back. Okay. And the arms have to be straight. Okay. And then when you go down, okay, from
the elbow all the way down to the wrists, it’s just a slight angle, then he push back
up, and back down again. You notice, you don’t want to go completely down to the floor, you
want to be a little less than about a fist distance, from your chest all the way to the
ground. Also with the feet, common errors, people put their foot like this, okay, you
want to be right on the balls of the feet, don’t bend your knee, don’t let your knees
touch the floor. So once again, the Knuckle Push Up. So you start, down, up and then down
and up again, then you stand up. That’s the proper way to perform the Knuckle Push Up.