The Sanda Shui Jiao’s foundation and basic principles are based on traditional Chinese wrestling and adapted for combat training. San Shou Shuai Jiao techniques and principles are very simple, effective and, most importantly, they are quick. Because of its speed and effectiveness, an opponent often does not have a chance to fight back. Shuai Jiao is an art that does not just rely on muscular strength, skill and agility are key. It always emphasizes avoiding direct impact with an enemy’s power. It also emphasizes getting close to an enemy quickly and using the enemy’s power against himself. Because of its effectiveness, Shuai Jiao has been trained along with all styles of Chinese martial arts for thousands of years.