Why Use the “Centerline” Technique? Whether you are an experienced martial artist or a novice practitioner understanding how to use the “centerline” can help you take your fighting skills to the next level. The “centerline” is both a concept and a technique that can make your attacks faster, more powerful, more effective, and easier to perform. Learning to leverage the mechanical advantage of the “centerline” allows a practitioner to overcome larger, more athletic opponents by maximizing the effect of the power applied to a technique.
Taan Sao "Palm-Up Hand" Of the Ving Tsun hand techniques the Taan Sao is generally accepted as one of the most distinctive individual techniques in the system. It can be applied in many ways and has at least four distinctive shapes. In the end though, no matter what fancy names people come up with, whether the Taan Sao is used on the inside or outside gate or high or low it is all still Taan Sao.