Some articles on chin na, techniques, technique, na:
... Chin na or Qinna (Cantonese Yale kàhm nàh) is a Chinese term describing techniques used in the Chinese martial arts that control or lock an opponent's joints ... Also chin na su, (Chinese 術 pinyin shù meaning technique) literally translates as technique of catching and locking in Chinese ... Some schools simply use the word na to describe the techniques ...
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