Baguazhang: Emei Baguazhang Theory and Applications (Chinese Internal Martial Arts). by LIANG SHOU-YU, YANG JWING-MING, WU WEN-CHING. Packed with over nine hundred photographs, this comprehensive text offers theory, martial applications, sequences, Qigong exercises, weapon training, and is an indispensable Baguazhang—Emei Baguazhang (8 Trigrams Palm Kung Fu). Buy a cheap copy of Baguazhang: Emei Baguazhang Theory and book by Yang Jwing-Ming. Baguazhang: Emei Baguazhang Theory and Applications.

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While I have only practiced Taichiquan from this group, this book on Baguazhang gives particioners of other martial baguazhnag an excellent grounding in Bagua, and frankly gives motivation for further study.

In a long list of excellent books on Martial Arts from Dr. In the style of most YMAA books, the book covers a genral introduction, a translation and discussion of ancient texts on the subject, fundamentals of the style, barehand form and weapons form.

Baguazhang: Emei Baguazhang Theory and Applications (Chinese Internal…

The Essence of Baguazhang — as with most of Dr. For purposes of studying, especially if your Chinese language skills are lacking looks at selfthis format is terrific.


Body Conditioning Training- always enjoyable to see pictures of instructors carrying cinder blocks on their shoulders, once again demonstrating that applicatione school is the way to go. This section covers post training, balance training by walking on bricks or poles, and walks through a two person conditioning training sequence.

The Basic Eight Palms and thheory Applications — described as the root and foundation of the art, the basic eight palms and their martial applications are described in detail and with pictures. Once you have completed some basic stances and drills, the first thing you should learn is the basic eight palms sequences and routine.

Baguazhang: Theory and Applications by Master Liang, Shou-Yu and Dr.Yang, Jwing-Ming

Traditionally, each of the eight palms again includes eight fundamental movements; there are therefore sixty-four strategic moving patterns in the sequence. Bagua Deer Hook Sword and its Applications — the deer hook sword is one of the most unique looking weapons I have seen in martial arts.

It is said that the Deer Hook Sword is specifically designed to disarm the opponent. When one is used in each hand, they are characterized by continuous rotating and spinning, comfortable withdrawing and turning, agility in dodging, andskillful variation of techniques. This edition is an update of a edition pgs vs.


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