"Chi Locking" is a technique used in a variety of Tai Chi and Qigong styles. This technique can help improve chi flow and clear blockages in the chi meridians through the build-up and release of pressurization.
In this video, you'll learn the two required parts of a successful chi lock, and you'll see both dramatic and subtle examples of chi locking in Qigong.
Chi locking is a localized twisting or bending
movement, usually in the limbs,
that intends to cause
in the chi meridians
The "chi" analogy is of a water spurting through a hose clearing anything blocking the flow in the hose.
Two key elements to Chi Locking:
A gradual and/or prolonged twist
... followed by ...
A quick release
Examples for ChiFusion Tai Chi and Qigong:
Obvious example: the "Heaven" hand in Touch Heaven and Earth
Subtle example: lowering the hands in Hold the Sky with Both Palms
Many other examples can be found throughout the ChiFusion Complete Course.
Review the following lessons in the advanced training in your ChiFusion Tai Chi and Qigong Complete Course:
Level 1, Lesson 1C: Hold the Sky with Both Palms, especially ChiFusion Detail #4