Many chefs agree that you really only need three knives in your kitchen: chef’s, paring and bread. You may want to add the Chinese chef’s knife to that list. In this video chef Martin Yan shows you the right way to use a Chinese chef’s knife.
Simply put: place your thumb and index finger against the blade on either side of the handle, then wrap your other fingers around the knife handle. Cut with a rocking back and forwards motion. Besides this instruction, Martin Yan also has specific video tutorials which you can use to master the Chinese chef’s knife:
Besides developing your knife skills with these videos, you can also learn how to use an entirely new type of knife.
How to Use a Chinese Chef’s Knife [Sunset]