Bagua Linked Palms

Author: Shujin Wang

Publisher: Blue Snake Books

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 86

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Master Wang Shujin (1904—1981) was one of the world's foremost exponents of Chinese internal martial arts, with legendary expertise in the disciplines of Bagua Zhang, Taiji Quan, and Xingyi Quan. This book offers a lucid translation of Master Wang's seminal work on Bagua Zhang and includes expanded instruction by co-translator and noted Bagua Zhang expert Kent Howard. It also introduces readers to a rarely seen personal side of Wang Shujin, who was not only a fighter but also a teacher and spiritual leader. Bagua Linked Palms includes a wealth of additional information useful to the practitioner of internal martial arts, including the story of Bagua Zhang's development, the connection between the Bagua and the I Ching, and step-by-step instruction in the eight “changes” of Bagua Linked Palms, the first form in Master Wang's style of Bagua Zhang. This comprehensive, richly annotated text makes it a must-have addition to every serious martial arts library.

Bagua Swimming Body Palms

Author: Shujin Wang

Publisher: Blue Snake Books

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 89

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A book with 100 photos offers a complete guide to the rare Chinese martial art of Bagua Zhang, connect its physical movements to the cultural meanings of the I Ching. By the author of Bagua Linked Palms. Original.

Bagua Zhang Fundamentals

From Circle Walking to Advanced Practices

Author: Kent Howard

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 144

This clear, step-by-step guide to the fundamentals of Bagua Zhang lays out the principles, practices, and underlying philosophy of this cerebral and sophisticated Chinese internal martial art. Leading readers from the most basic precepts of Bagua Zhang practice to advanced techniques, Kent Howard draws on his deep understanding of the art and his decades of teaching to set students on a path toward mastery. While Bagua Zhang is often perceived as a complex martial art that is difficult to learn, Howard breaks it down into clear and easily absorbed principles and exercises that beginners can master and incorporate into higher levels of practice at their own pace. Numerous easy-to-follow photographs illustrate core practices such as circle-walking, post standing, and palm changes, as well as foundandational techniques of posture and alignment, fluid motion, generating whole-body power, absorbing and redirecting energy, striking while in motion, and much more. In addition to providing a solid foundation for a lifetime practice, Bagua Zhang Fundamentals also offers more advanced practitioners valuable tips on how to increase their knowledge and understanding of this multifaceted martial art.

Kung Fu

Bagua Zhang Linking Forest Penetrating Palms

Author: Adam Hsu

Publisher: Black Belt Communications Incorporated

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page:

View: 776

This volume contains sifu Hsu's own bagua zhang lineage, the real relationship between bagua zhang usage and bagua theory, Uprooting Step, Eight Target-Striking Palms, chi-controlling breath exercises, the Linking Forest Penetrating Palms form and Post-and-Space-Exchanging, plus authentic bagua zhang usage with slow-motion repeats and analysis.

Baguazhang

Emei Baguazhang Theory and Applications

Author: Shou-Yu Liang

Publisher: Ymaa Publications

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 364

View: 959

This comprehensive guide explains the principles and practices essential for Bagua training.

Black Belt

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Page: 184

View: 293

The oldest and most respected martial arts title in the industry, this popular monthly magazine addresses the needs of martial artists of all levels by providing them with information about every style of self-defense in the world - including techniques and strategies. In addition, Black Belt produces and markets over 75 martial arts-oriented books and videos including many about the works of Bruce Lee, the best-known marital arts figure in the world.

Black Belt

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Page: 176

View: 412

The oldest and most respected martial arts title in the industry, this popular monthly magazine addresses the needs of martial artists of all levels by providing them with information about every style of self-defense in the world - including techniques and strategies. In addition, Black Belt produces and markets over 75 martial arts-oriented books and videos including many about the works of Bruce Lee, the best-known marital arts figure in the world.