Intermediate students must work towards acquiring 'ming jing' - obvious power.
• Some degree of exaggerated, large movement
• Connection through the back
• Rotation of the axis
• Large waist turns
• Distinct weight shifts
• Remain balanced at all times
• Take the balance
• Do not strike a rooted body
• Keep the muscles soft (relaxed)
Be very careful not to use muscle tension (contraction), locked joints,
disconnected arms or force against force.