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八卦掌走轉動步之法/Baguazhang Zou Zhuan Dong Bu Zhi Fa – Baguazhang’s Walking Turning Moving Stepping Method

八卦掌以步贏人,進步先進前,退步先退後,跨左先動左足,跨右先動右足,回身先掰步,轉身先扣步。走為百練之祖,百練不如一走,八卦掌即為善走之拳術,于走轉中出招換勢,抽身化影。惟走方能避敵之鋒芒,亦能使人眼花繚亂,避之以實,擊之以虛,奇正相生,故謂之轉掌。 Baguazhang uses Stepping to beat people. Advance Step before advancing forward, Retreat Step before retreating backward. Step across to the left before moving the…

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八卦掌轉樹歌訣/ Baguazhang Zhuan Shu Gejue – Baguazhang’s Turning Cultivation Song Secret

學藝練武樹為先,太極八卦內中含。九宮為妙生變化,圈為先天八卦盤。When learning to train the Martial, Cultuvation is first, Taiji Bagua the Interior is contained within.The Nine Palaces are clever & give birth to variations,…

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形意拳技擊真義: 形意拳之步法/Xingyiquan Jiji Zhenyi: Xingyiquan Zhi Bu Fa – Xingyiquan Striking Skill’s True Meaning: Xingyiquan’s Footwork

步法是形意拳至關重要的功法,無此將空有功力而無法進行格鬥,歷代拳家無不對步法推崇備至.手是刀槍,腿是站馬,不動不動,一動全到,上法定要先上身,手足齊到方為真,無本體現形意步法的竅要.形意的步法進入流水入窟,退如風吹鵝毛,倏忽瞬至,沉穩完整,靈敏,協調,講究步步著力,腳腳見將,撥步如風,站步如釘,得機而進,不得機而退,在顧右盼中定取勢, 閃展騰挪是發力之源,步法決定成敗,隨機應變,隨勢發力是需要靈活的步法來實現.真正的格鬥,只在進半步與退半步之間,勝負己判.形意拳的步法简捷直接,以直线性进攻步法为主,两点之间直线最短.進退也不是單純機械的移動,而是周身一致,整體協調,進中有退,似進而實退;退不僅是直線後退,向斜前運步和弧形運步的步法都屬退步,如三角步和繞環步,但最終一錘定音的臨門一腳便是最直接而有效的寸步. Footwork is Xingyiquan's essential Skill Method, lacking this even if you have the will & power you'll be unable to actually fight. Past…

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百日築基/Bai Ri Zhu Ji – One Hundred Days to Build the Foundation: The Importance of Dedicated Basic Training 

A solid foundation is key to success when acquiring new skills, especially when the skills are intended to transform both the body & mind. This is…

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