The Song of Tuishou

  1. Be diligent about péng (ward-off), lu (roll-back), ji
    (press) and àn (push).
  2. [If] Upper and lower are sychronised,
    it will be difficult for the other to come in.
  3. Let him use immense lì (brute strength) to hit me.
  4. Lead his movements with only four tael (approx. 15 grams) to neutralise a thousand catty
    (approx. 240 grams) of force.
  5. Draw him into emptiness, join, gather [the force] then send it out.
  6. Nián (adhere), lián (connect), tie (stick), [and] suí (follow),
    without disconnecting or resisting.