Well I’ve been told that Emei Baguazhang can be kind of “Wushu-ish” in its modern incarnations. But alot of publically taught Bagua styles. Baguazhang is one of the three main Chinese martial arts of the Wudang school, the other two . Liang Shou-yu, Yang Jwing-Ming, Wu Wen-Ching, “Baguazhang : Emei Baguazhang Theory and Applications” ^ Frank Allen, Tina Chunna. Emei Shan, (mountain) is one of the most renowned Buddhist and Daoist sanctuaries in China. The mountain is located in the basin of emei Sichuan Province.

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Other than that the form I learned is the same. He was probably self taught also but we did stepping practice and had started what I think is spelled “san sau” training.

The 24 form taught by Liang, presented on his DVD, is the standardized competition form, exactly as it was created, with no moves added or omitted. When the revolution ended Fu Wei Zhong returned home and Grandmaster Ju Zan was released from prison and returned to his temple.

Wuji – calm down your emotional mind, Xin, and harmonize your Qi to control the monkey heart emotional mind. Many of the more complicated and repeated movements were deleted from the long form for ease of learning and practicing.

Then after fan through back theres a downward punch to the lower dantian. And since you put “competition” in your explanation in the last thread, it makes me wonder if he knows a non-competition 24 form. The circular stepping pattern also builds up centripetal force[12] [13] [14] allowing the practitioner to maneuver quickly around an opponent. If done with sufficient power you can shock or kill the opponent. I am aware what the 24 movement form is.

Baguazhang contains an extremely wide variety of techniques as well as weapons, including various strikes with palm, fist, elbow, fingers, etc. But those secrets have to stay “indoors”. It’s really too bad there isn’t much in the way of baguazhang resources online except for amazon. At one time over one hundred temples were operating simultaneously.


The title now passed on to a monk, according to Grandmaster Nian’s vision. Known to botanists as a botanical wonderland Emei houses more than 3, identified species of plants. I did not think Dr. Shifting your emeu to your right leg, step out bsguazhang your left foot about shoulder width apart. They developed a circle walking meditation based on the Yijing over 2, years ago.

Emei Baguazhang Qigong

In that regards it is hoped this site and its contents provide the reader utility to that end. Turning palm change when changing direction. It develops upper body flexibility, leg strength, and lighting-quick hands and feet.

Skip to main content. It is characterized by high stances. What if they pull back to get a reaction, and suddenly stop to counter your fan through back? Many of the systems of Baguazhang on Mount Emei and there are numerous forms of the baugazhang, appear to have stemmed from Yin Fu a famous disciple of Dong, Hai-Chuan.

Professional boxing Professional kickboxing Knockdown karate Mixed martial arts Pankration Submission wrestling. On this one, s 14 and 15, it is easy to see how after you do box through ears, you could turn and do double hammer fists baguszhang groin before you sink your wieght back to kick. What those other teachers do is “Clown Style”.

Then the secrets are lost. His uncle, who was a Buddhist monk, cared for him as a child. Baguazhang Entertainment Chinese martial arts Chinese swordsmanship Neijia. Skip to main content. Emei Baguazhang Discuss Taijiquan or other soft styles.

The purpose here is to learn how to use the wisdom mind, Yi, to govern the emotional mind, Xin. Im sure it may also be the same with the Bagua, but I cant honestly say cuz I havent seen the video yet. Many famous body guard families and military men have also visited the Mountain to learn martial arts and later developed their own styles from the eclectic methods that flourished on Emei.


Do 16 abdominal breathing cycles. Emei Martial Arts Emei is famous in China for numerous rare and mysterious martial arts that developed there from the Gongfu Hard work over time of Daoist, Buddhist and also laymen.

During 13 years of service to Master Yong Nian the former general earnestly expressed his desire to become a monk.

Baguazhang – Wikipedia

Even though his main concern and training were in the treatment of human suffering, he diligently mastered the martial arts of Xing Yi and Ba Gua by the age of sixteen. Less flowery than the basic 8 palms.

Towering over the fertile Sichuan plains, it rises steeply to 10, feet, and its western wmei overlook the great Tibetan Plateau. I have not seen 1 movement in Bagua that does not have a practical and deadly application.

Accessed August 3. In addition, Bagua emphasizes circular movement, employs both defensive and offensive strategies, and trains at all three fighting ranges – short, middle, and long.

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As such, Baguazhang is considered neither a purely striking nor a purely grappling martial art. Through his work as a servant in the Imperial Palace he impressed the emperor with his graceful movements and fighting skill, and became an instructor and a bodyguard to the court.

Of course, each taiji movement has many additional primary and secondary applications not shown on the DVD. The Master, through dreams and meditation, envisioned devastation coming to Emei Mountain and his temple from the terrible civil war that was raging in China.

Apparel Silk Jacket Silk Pants. If this man that sponsors this website considers this research, is this because this man added his own “salsa” to the form, or did he completely change it?