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Regular practice greatly facilitates a return to a more natural breathing rhythm, which has a strong calming affect over the whole body, if maintained for an extended period of time of minutes. Hsing-han LiuJohn Bracy. Collaborated with Chen Pan Ling. The Taoist yogic discipline of Ba Gua is an internal form of the ancient art of kung fu–as are the much older t’ai chi and Xing I.

Mike Garofalo, Taijiquan Instructor. Contents The Tao of Ba Gua. Response to a Boxers Left Jab. Excellent introduction, links, instructions.

Way of the Short Staff. I’ve been an avid walker my entire life, and have used a variety of walking meditation techniques for decades. Produced by the Association for Traditional Studies.

Beginning BaGua Qigong Practices. The Four Precious Methods. Contributions by Richard Shapiro.


Ba Gua Zhang, Pa Kua Chang: Links, Bibliography, Resources, Quotes, Notes.

In the beginning, we are taught to walk the circle very slowly. In he was the subject of a China National Television documentary commemorating his interna, work, and has been written about in Chinese magazines, martial art journals, and newspapers. Good information on relating the concepts of the Ba Gua and I Ching to Chinese internal martial arts.

The first of these mantras was used in the morning practice and translates to mean “When Rotating in Worship of Qrt, the sound of thunder is everywhere and transforms everything. BaGuaZhang – Introductory Essay. The word ‘baguazhang’ literally means “eight trigram palm”. Very entertaining and well written. Having studied baguazhang myself, I just don’t see any connection whatsoever between the two except for the circularity; circumambulation is common in many religious traditions.

TwoMan Drill Number 2. If one aspires to reach the Dao, one should practice walking in a circle.

Eight Palm Postures Circle Walking is described on pages Nine Dragon Baguazhang for Street Combat. Li, Ching-Yuen was a scholar of Daoism and the Yijing. Numerous articles and photos. There are no reports of Wang Shujin having ever been married or having children.

It contains clear, detailed instruction. Concentration on one thing makes the mind pure. Illustrated by Husky Grafx. Updated on a regular basis since October, Walking the Circle to Find the Path. Email or Phone Michael Lloyd-Billington rated it really liked it Jan 29, Both have many different schools, disciplines and practices and historically there has been mutual influence between the two and distinguishing precisely between them differs from taoisg to school. Translated by Raoist Crandall.


Open Preview See a Problem? Circle walking internal martial arts. This webpage includes detailed descriptions of each of the 73 movements with black and white illustrations for each movement sequence along with commentary and comparisons. The traditional old form of Dong Hai-Chuan is taught. Fitness and Well Being.

Book excerpts: Ba Gua: Hidden Knowledge in the Taoist Internal Martial Art

Paperbackpages. All hand forms, stepping techniques and circle walking are taught. Instructional videotape presented by Sifu Frank Allen. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Movements are ib changing directions, with no interruption.

Baguazhang, Xingyiquan, Taijiquan, and Qigong. Cheng Style Ba Gua Zhang. Nevertheless, the Old Palms form though simpler, incorporates effective combat techniques.