# Articles

## Master Chen Zhonghua Online Lesson on May 12, 2021 - Kelvin Ho

Ground Dragon
How to pull up the right leg?
• Lock the left kua, and rotate the right kua around and underneath the left kua.
Twist
Need to break a seal, e.g. how to open a stuck jar lid.
1. Lock the two hands, use the front elbow to break the line between the two hands.
2. Lock the two hands, use the front kua to break the line between the two hands.
3. Break using an action on the outside going in.
4. Break using an action on the inside going out.
We need to twist ourselves in the setup, we unwind ourselves in the action.

Imagine that you separate our body into top half and bottom half. At the beginning, they are not twisted such that the front of the top lines up with the front of the bottom. You use your top to match the opponent. You change the bottom to face the other way (180 degrees opposite) while the top continues the same. Now that the top half and bottom half are twisted. There is potential energy built up, as you unwind, power is released, and there will be rotational power.
Source: https://practicalmethod.com/?p=75743