八卦戰略: 走轉動步之法/Bagua Zhanlue: Zou Zhuan Dong Bu Zhi Fa -Bagua Strategy: Walking Turning Moving Stepping Method

The most striking feature of 八卦掌/Baguazhang - Eight Signs Palm is its circular walking. The continuous movement is designed to train the speed & stability…

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形意戰略: 抓住主動權/Xingyi Zhanlue: Zhuazhu Zhudong Quan – Xingyi Strategy: Seizing the Initiative

Recently, while perusing Twitter, I happened upon a retweet from the illustrious Ed Latimore regarding Offensive Strategy. Here's the tweet in question: Now, I'm a…

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Taking a Look at Baguazhang’s Sixteen Character Secret: Basic Hands Form the Basis of Application

第一公式/Di Yi Gongshi - First Formula 推托帶領, 搬扣劈進 穿閃截攔, 粘黏連隨 Push, Lift, Carry, Lead,  Move, Capture, Chop, Enter Penetrate, Dodge, Intercept, Block Stick, Adhere, Link,…

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An Excerpt from Li Cunyi’s Five Phases Manual: 第二節: 變化/Di Er Jie: Bianhua – Section Two: Variations

第二節: 變化/Di Er Jie: Bianhua -Section Two: Variations 拳雖有五而寔有神妙之功用自其變化言之則。劈拳有六, 鑽炮横各有七, 崩拳有九, 共三十六套。以下分述之凡前所有者皆列每段之首。 Although there are only Five Fists, it is said that the spiritually subtlety…

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打人如拔草/Da Ren Ru Ba Cao – Striking People is like Pulling up Grass

手足齊到定要贏,若是手到步不到,打人不得妙,手到步也到,打人如拔草。 "When the hands & feet arrive simultaneously you are sure to win. If the hands arrive but the feet do not arrive, striking people…

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螳螂拳七長八短/Tanglangquan Qi Chang Ba Duan – Tanglangquan’s Seven Long & Eight Short

七長/Qi Chang - Seven Long 順步請長,搖步入手,纏封雙掌,迎面通捶,剿手砍掌,反身疾入,韓通通背。 Smooth Step Inviting is Chief, Shaking Step Entering Hand, Winding Sealing Double Palm, Direct Connecting Hammer, Stealing Hand Chopping…

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