Next Sunday I start an introduction course in push hands.
I give my students some reading material and so I have been going through the wealth of messages on this board. Thanks all for sharing your wisdom and experience, I have learned a lot.
I have this small chen style PH clip with Chen Zhenlei demonstrating the 8 techniques. They come in the (usual) order of peng, lü, ji, an, cai, lieh, zhou, kao.
I found ji interesting because here you can see CZL pushing into the corner. In fact the force vector from his right hand/arm that has the contact with the opponent and his left 'support' arm are 'squeezed' together to bring a third, resultant, vector into exstence, which is my interpretation of 'press'...
You can find the link on