Chinese exercise balls - hand exercise - baoding - bao ding - jingluo - chi - qi - crook & stretch - crooking - stretching - finger fitness - finger exercise - cloisonne 
last updated: 4/2/15
                 Shop Our Online Store:   
Momentum Health Store Logo
Since 1980!
Momentum 98
Natural Health Store

Taking Advantage of the Moment!
Propelling Yourself into Greatness!
Momentum98 Health Store

1-800-533-HERB (4372) or 614-262-7087
3509 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43214

Email: moment98@gmail.com





CHINESE EXERCISE BALLS
(BAODING BALLS)

Select a Category:



Chinese Exercise Balls come in a silk box.
(except large sizes with bigger diameters)

BK842V - VHS
BK842D - DVD

BKK002 - BOOK
(Ab Williams)

9 different sizes of Chinese Exercise Balls!
Styles include: Cloisonné, Marble, & Metallic (Chiming & Non-Chiming)
Most Chinese Exercise Balls come in beautifully embroidered silk
boxes (shown above). Some balls come in wooden boxes (where noted).

white dragon
                phoenix
earth balls  yellow dragon  
marine balls
2 ball yin yang      peach and
            longevity
2 balls in the
          set of ballsback side of red or blue hand  . 15 white stars gathered around large star  .  happy ball, and a sad ball set of balls

MEASUREMENT CONVERSIONS: 25.4 mm = 1"
25 mm ≈ 1"
40 mm ≈ 1.6"
55 mm ≈ 2.2"
30 mm ≈ 1.2"
45 mm ≈ 1.8"
63 mm ≈ 2.5"
35 mm ≈ 1.4"
50 mm ≈ 2"
73 mm ≈ 2.9"

Momentum98 Home Page Go to Top of Page Submit an order! Email us

ABOUT
THE CHINESE EXERCISE BALLS


An Ancient Chinese Tradition...

According to the Chinese traditional medical theory of "Jingluo", the ten fingers are connected with the heart.  "Jingluo" is connected with the Fingers and cranial nerves, and vital organs of the human body.

On plucking* the ball with the five fingers, the ball can stimulate the various acupuncture points on the hand, resulting in unimpeded circulation of 
vital energy and blood in the body.  It can cause the "jingluo" unblocked and thorough, the vital energy and blood to function in harmony, the muscles nimble, the bones strong, the mind sober, can invigorate the circulation of blood, and can prevent and cure hypertension and various chronic diseases.

If you keep on taking exercise everyday for months and years, you can get the fine results of keeping your brain in good health with high intelligence and good memory, relieving your 
fatigue, drowning your worries, and, moreover, prolonging your life.

A note from Phil Wilson
Owner of Momentum98 

Do you really know how to Pluck or Crook ?
As it turns out, most people do not.

I was also unaware of the true meanings of these words until one day, at one of the shows where we exhibit, a lady showed me how to "properly use" the Chinese Exercise Balls. Actually,
I do not know the dictionary definition of plucking and crook. But after I describe how to
 "properly" use the Chinese Exercise Balls, 
you will have a better idea of what these terms mean.


Here is my explanation of how to use the Balls:
**Note: I use the old English terms Crook and and Pluck**

First we have to give some definitions:

Picture a hand.
Let's choose the right hand.
We have the palm, the thumb, and 4 fingers.


We will define the palm as Plateau 1.
The space between the little finger, and finger next to it, the 2nd finger: we will call this Plateau 2.
Similarly, the space between the middle finger and the index finger: we will call this Plateau 3.


** Most people only practice Stage I - simply moving the Balls around in their hand.
Stage II (which I describe below )challenges the hand with crook and pluck techniques in order to practice with the Balls without allowing them to touch each other.
There are more advanced stages of using the Chinese Exercise Balls that are demonstrated in the information videos. **

Click here to go to information on Videos about Chinese Exercise Balls


Stage II

Stretch your right hand out, where the fingers are extended.
Put one Chinese Exercise ball (Ball 1) in the palm of the hand (Plateau 1). 
Place the other Chinese Exercise ball (Ball 2) toward the tip of the middle and index fingers (Plateau 3).
Keep as much space as possible (2" if possible) between the 2 balls. 

Now slowly put your thumb on Ball 2 so that the 2 fingers and the thumb are holding it in place.

At the same time, close your hand  so that the two little fingers are grasping the ball in your palm.
Keep as much space between the two balls.


Now release Ball 1 with the two little fingers - tilting your hand so that Ball 1 falls onto Plateau 2. 

Use your middle finger (at first) to keep the two balls from touching  (by coming forward with it and almost touching the palm of the hand) while the thumb and index finger are still grasping Ball 2. 

Once this is done, you can straighten out the middle finger, and then use the index finger and the thumb to "throw" Ball 2 into the palm of the hand (Plateau 1).

The result: You now have one ball (Ball 1) on Plateau 2.
A nd the other (Ball 2) in the palm of the hand (Plateau 1).

Now slide Ball 1 from Plateau 2 to Plateau 3 - and repeat the process, slowly.

Eventually, you can gather up speed.

Remember: for best results, let the balls on Plateaus 2 & 3 
be as close to the tips of the fingers as possible, and try to keep as great as distance as possible between the two balls
so that they do not touch. 


When doing the exercise "properly" (with maximum stretching - don't just crook!) you can feel the muscles in the hands, wrist, arms and shoulder all being exercised.

Remember: No crooking without Stretching!



Practice moving the Balls backwards:
You can also go "backwards" in the right hand, and can also learn to do it both ways with the left hand.


Article about Chinese Exercise Balls in Natural Health Magazine

Momentum98 Home Page Go to Top of Page Submit an order! Email us

STYLES
OF CHINESE EXERCISE BALLS

Why CHIMING?
One of the reasons is to provide a soothing tone to help you relax, that is until you become a Master! You know
you have reached Master status when you can turn them around in your hand without hearing the chiming.

What is CLOISONNÉ?
Cloisonné is a multi-step enamel process used to produce jewelry, vases, and other decorative items.
 Objects produced by this process are also called cloisonné.
First developed in the Near East it spread to the Byzantine Empire and from there along the Silk Road to China.

Cloisonné Process:

Adding metal cloisons (French: partitions) according to a pattern previously transferred to the workpiece.
 Frit is added, then the piece is fired, then ground (repeating as necessary),
polished and then the exposed metal is electroplated.


Momentum98 Home Page Go to Top of Page Submit an order! Email us

Related Product:

FINGER FITNESS
The Complete Hand Workout Video

Strength and Coordination Exercises for the Fingers and Hands
with Greg Irwin

BK841V - VHS

BK841D - DVD

Featuring:
-Enjoyable methods to improve strength and coordination
-Five exercise lessons to enhance finger independence, dexterity, and agility
-Ten fun & easy dance routines to reinforce the lessons learned
-The Amazing new finger ballet, Ne Mina
-Progressively challenging routines that will keep your hands healthy for life!
- Basic exercises ideal for use as warm-ups or short breaks in the workplace

What experts are saying about Finger Fitness:
"By mastering Finger Fitness techniques, one can improve not only physical dexterity but overall reflexive responses."
-Meg Robinson, OTR/L Certified Hand Therapist

"This unique and innovative program developed by Irwin has great potential for enhancing hand dexterity and function in healthy, normal people."
-John C. Gillian, M.D.


Momentum98 Home Page Go to Top of Page Submit an order! Email us



How To Purchase Items
  • Click the Add To Cart button beneath the product description to purchase the item. A shopping cart will appear on the right side of the screen. You can continue to add items from different pages on our site, then when you are ready to check out simply click on the cart icon, and click Checkout.

  • Contact Momentum98.com to purchase any item that does not have an Add To Cart button. You can purchase the item by email at moment98@gmail.com or by telephone at 614-262-7087.


Read our terms and conditions of sale.
CHINESE EXERCISE BALLS
ANIMALS - CLOISONNÉ
**All Chinese balls sold in pairs (unless noted)**
IMAGE CODE DESCRIPTION
DIAM.
PRICE
QTY 2+
HUMAN
mas402th.jpg
chxsuper.jpgback of each
MAS402 SUPER NATURAL HAND
3 pairs left
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
PANDAS *30mm and 35mm Panda have 1 Panda. 40mm+ have 2 pandas*
mas473.jpg
40mm and up - 2 pandas
MAS753 PANDA - GREEN  Out of Stock
30 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS471 PANDA - GREEN
35 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS472 PANDA - GREEN    1 pair left
40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS473 PANDA - GREEN 
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS474 PANDA - GREEN    2 pairs left
50 mm
$13.95
$11.95
MAS475 PANDA - GREEN    Out of Stock
55 mm
$14.95
$12.95
mas759.jpg
30 mm & 35mm - 1 panda
MAS759 PANDA - BLUE    Out of Stock
30 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS738 PANDA - BLUE  Out of Stock
35 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS758 PANDA - BLUE  
40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS480 PANDA - BLUE 
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
SEA STARS
mas338th.jpg MAS338 SEA STARS   Out of Stock
40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS339 SEA STARS   Out of Stock
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
TURTLES
chxturtlefx.jpg MAS712 TURTLES   Out of Stock
40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS726 TURTLES   Out of Stock
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
Momentum98 Home Page Go to Top of Page Submit an order! Email us
FLOWERS - CLOISONNÉ
**All Chinese balls sold in pairs (unless noted)**
IMAGE CODE DESCRIPTION
DIAM.
PRICE
QTY 2+
mas351.jpg MAS351 YELLOW, RED & WHITE FLOWERS (Wooden Box)
40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS352 YELLOW, RED & WHITE FLOWERS  Out of Stock
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
mas312th.jpg
MAS312 TURQUOISE WITH RED FLOWER
 
Out of Stock
40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
longevity MAS316 GREEN WITH TAN FLOWER
Out of Stock
40 mm $12.95 $10.95
Momentum98 Home Page Go to Top of Page Submit an order! Email us
PATTERNS - CLOISONNÉ
**All Chinese balls sold in pairs (unless noted)**
SPIRAL CIRCLES
IMAGE CODE DESCRIPTION
DIAM.
PRICE
QTY 2+
mas318th.jpg MAS317 ORANGE & BLUE   Out of Stock
40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS809 ORANGE & BLUE   Out of Stock
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95

mas361.jpg
MAS360 RED & BLUE CHIME  Out of Stock 50 mm $12.95 $10.95
MAS361 RED & BLUE CHIME 1 ball left

55 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS363 RED & BLUE HOLLOW  1 ball left
75 mm
$39.95
 
longevity
MAS362 RED& BLUE HOLLOW 1 ball left
75 mm
$22.95
 
mas371.jpg MAS371 GREEN & YELLOW CHIME
Out of Stock
55 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS379 GREEN & YELLOW HOLLOW
Out of Stock
75 mm
$39.95
 
MAS378 GREEN & YELLOW HOLLOW
1 ball left
75 mm
$22.95
 
CHECKERS
mas398.jpg MAS398 CHECKERS - BLACK & WHITE
55 mm
$14.95
$12.95
TRIANGLES
mas456th.jpg MAS456 GOLD TRIANGLES -BLUE
Out of Stock
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
mas457th.jpg MAS457 GOLD TRIANGLES - GREEN
Out of Stock
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
mas805th.jpg MAS905 GOLD TRIANGLES - BLACK

40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS805 GOLD TRIANGLES - BLACK
Out of Stock
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
SQUARES
mas208.jpg MAS208 CARNIVAL SQUARES
(Wooden Box)
40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
Momentum98 Home Page Go to Top of Page Submit an order! Email us
EMOTIONS - CLOISONNÉ
**All Chinese balls sold in pairs (unless noted)**

IMAGE CODE DESCRIPTION
DIAM.
PRICE
QTY 2+
mas741th.jpg MAS703 HAPPY FACE   out of stock
40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS717 HAPPY FACE   out of stock
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS741 HAPPY FACE   3 pairs left
50 mm
$12.95
$10.95
mas334th.jpg MAS334 HAPPY & SAD FACE  out of stock
40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
mas806th.jpg MAS906 HEART STAR          out of stock
40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS806 HEART STAR    1 pair left
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
Momentum98 Home Page Go to Top of Page Submit an order! Email us
ZODIAC - CLOISONNÉ
**All Chinese balls sold in pairs (unless noted)**
IMAGE CODE DESCRIPTION
DIAM.
PRICE
QTY 2+
longevity MAS442 AQUARIUS     out of stock 40 mm $12.95 $11.95
MAS434 GEMINI     out of stock 40 mm $12.95 $11.95
MAS443 PISCES    out of stock 40 mm $12.95 $11.95
mas433th.jpg MAS433 TAURUS  2 pairs left
40 mm
$12.95
$11.95
mas440th.jpg MAS440 SAGITTARIUS
40 mm
$12.95
$11.95
longevity MAS437 VIRGO    out of stock 40 mm $12.95 $11.95
MAS435 CANCER    out of stock 40 mm $12.95 $11.95
Momentum98 Home Page Go to Top of Page Submit an order! Email us
SPECIAL INTRESTS - CLOISONNÉ
**All Chinese balls sold in pairs (unless noted)**

IMAGE CODE DESCRIPTION
DIAM.
PRICE
QTY 2+
mas729th.jpg MAS701 SOCCER BALL   (Wooden Box)
40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS715 SOCCER BALL   out of stock
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS729 SOCCER BALL    1 pair left
50 mm
$12.95
$10.95
mas740th.jpg MAS740 8-BALL    2 pairs left
50 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS716 8-BALL    out of stock
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS702 8-BALL (Wooden Box)

40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
mas808th.jpg MAS908 POKER    out of Stock
40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS808 POKER    out of stock
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95
mas807.jpg MAS209

MUSICAL NOTES (Wooden Box)


40 mm
$12.95
$10.95
MAS807 MUSIC    out of stock
45 mm
$12.95
$10.95