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What is Shang Chi doing with these hands?

What is Shang Chi doing with these hands?

InterplanetarySound

Trying to pinch your nips


Known-Temperature288

This is the gestures for the mantis style of Kung fu if you want to put them to use try researching mantis style poses


98dpb

Thanks for the response. I Googled and the hands make a lot more sense now.


Known-Temperature288

No problem! *I learned this from the Kung fu panda bonus features*


98dpb

Hilarious AND educational!


Finny_Jim

Oh my god the best plot twist


Aynonohmus

Maybe for meditation poses?


Tandril91

Goin’ like this 🥺 👉👈


98dpb

Just opened my Shang Chi and I'm not sure what to make of these hands. Are they a martial arts pose?


Known-Temperature288

Yes, they are the mantis style of Kung fu.


Childish_Cambino2187

It’s so he could do this [dance](https://youtu.be/Hkzq_e9AUlY&t=0m5s)


GooseKing-13_

Pointing to his crotch. He is presenting his crotch in a grand fashion


Dreamsways

Adams family song, lol.


RepresentativeFeed53

I’m pretty sure he’s getting ready to throw down with the Jets and the Sharks…


98dpb

That was my first thought too - but I didn’t think the kids on this sub would have any idea what I was talking about.


RepresentativeFeed53

Haha, my comment either makes me really old or ahead of the curve because Spielberg is remaking West Side Story this year.


98dpb

Are you so old that the curve came around again?


RepresentativeFeed53

Lol, I think I lost the deep cut reference game. That one eludes me


drew_santa

Morphingtom make a good explanation of the Kung Fu Style used for the figures and maybe in the movie. [Instagram](https://www.instagram.com/p/CP6VFP-gYBc/?utm_medium=copy_link)


98dpb

Thanks for the link! That was informative and very cool.


Alarmed-Bass7803

🤔 Finger tip push-ups!?


DaddysFigureWorkshop

These hands are actually perfect for holding something like a newspaper or card. Just use a craft knife and cut a slit between the thumb and finger.


ScottyEscapist

His best