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Han Qingtang and His Seizing Art

By Robert W. Smith, M.A.

Han Qingtang and His Seizing Art

Born in Shandong province, Han Qingtang (1903-1976) later lived in Taiwan where he was famed for his qinna (seizing, joint locking) skills. He was head instructor at the Police Academy in Taipei. Seven fundamental techniques are shown here, using photos of Han taken in 1960. A?great benefit is that an attacker can be stopped without injury.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 5 No. 1 (1996): 18 pages.