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Concentration on one thing makes the mind pure.
Another excellent YMAA publication. Presented by Xie Peiqui and He Jinbao. Wang Shujin taught over 1, students in Japan. Return to Book Page.
Valley Spirit Center Taijiquan. Introduction to Dragon Bagua. Wang Shujin always said that Zhang Zhao Dong was his best and most influential teacher. Unarmed Defender Against Knife Attack. His Eight Secrets were: He claimed to have learned about longevity from another Daoist he met on the Emei Mountain in Sichuan province near the Tibetan border. Want to Read saving…. Baguazhang Training Notes of Mike Garofalo. North Atlantic Books Amazon.
Book excerpts: Ba Gua: Hidden Knowledge in the Taoist Internal Martial Art
What he discovered was that this practice, which the Daoists called Zhuan Tian Zun Rotating in Worship of Heaven is very similar in principle to the circle walk practice of Ba Gua Zhang. Eight Energies Circle Walking. Li Family Jiulong Baguazhang. Tape 1 gives an over view with a huge amount of information including Chi Kung and Usage. In he was the subject of a China National Television documentary commemorating his life’s work, and has been written about in Chinese magazines, martial art journals, and newspapers.
As such, it contains a great deal of original martial information hieden has not been changed or adulterated by time. I have practiced my art for these many years, avoiding social entanglements, following a strict vegetarian regime, meditating daily, practicing Hudden, and, after my daily labors, practicing martial arts as my sole entertainment. InWang Shujin said, “There is a saying: Zhuan tianzun is a type of ritualized stepping common in Daoist ritual practice, the most famous being the Yubu or Steps of Yuspecifically a ritual practice of circumambulation while chanting hymns that occurs during specific stages of the zhai ritual.
Ba Gua: Hidden Knowledge in the Taoist Internal Martial Art by John Bracy
I would love to be proven wrong, I never said that it is impossible that baguazhang stepping was perhaps inspired by this; however, I personally prefer the simpler explanation that circular stepping is an effective combative technique. This is similar knowledgee the Daoist method whereby one clears the mind with a single thought. Instructional videotape by Cheng, Jian-Je.
Cheng Style Ba Gua Zhang. Yin Fu emphasized punching and kicking etc.
By Li Zi Ming. Links, Bibliography, Resources, Quotes, Notes. Illustrated with black and white photos.
Ba Gua: Hidden Knowledge in the Taoist Internal Martial Art
Lion System of Yin Style Bagua. Li, Ching-Yuen was a scholar of Daoism and the Yijing. It contains clear, detailed instruction.
Classical Pa Kua Chang. Good information on relating the concepts of the Ba Gua and I Ching to Chinese internal martial arts. Dragon Stretches Its Claws. Jared’s Martial Arts Pages: The constant going around and around mimics a recycling plant that can filter-out impurities from dirty water and only leaves the pure clean drinking water.
Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press, Detailed instructions, repetitions, and demonstrations.