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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Course 3 presents the unique Bagua Deer Hook Sword, which is specially designed to disarm opponents. Dvivid, Inganyangtaiqiman. Like I said before, I can only speak from experience, and Eei wasnt around when the form was invented, nor did I follow its descention among Taiji practitioners, so Ill stand behind my teacher for now.

This form is only known by a handful of masters and it is taught to pupils who are carefully selected by the masters. Then the secrets are lost. The Master ordained a new way of passing on the lineage: It was aout four years ago and I’ve long since moved house to live in Dublin This was the only contact I’ve had with the style and you lot are correct, there does’nt seem to be to many people practising this form.

Buddhism, Shamanism, Acupuncture, herbal medicine, Taoist Qigong, Pranayana Yoga, aura diagnosis and treatment, iron body, martial arts and more. Less flowery than the basic 8 palms. Emei Tiger rmei The Emei school has meei different Tiger forms.

All techniques are required to be executed swiftly, accurately and ferociously. A form should become yours, but you should never change the form your teacher teaches.


In the mean time, here are some of my other observations Although the many branches of Baguazhang are often quite different from each other some, like Cheng style, specialize in close-in wrestling and joint locks, while others, like some of the Yin styles, specialize in quick, long-range strikingall have circle walking, spiraling movement, and certain methods and techniques piercing palms, crashing palms, etc.


Baguazhang contains an extremely wide variety of techniques as well as weapons, including various strikes with palm, fist, elbow, fingers, etc. Schools Locations Retreat Center Instructors.

Known to botanists as a botanical wonderland Emei houses more than 3, identified species of plants. Yang would put out any thing that was not traditional and authentic. Yang and Liang Shou made?

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The 2 different movements are definately usefull in application so it would pay to be aware of them. Lu later joined Shaolin and Wudang schools. I did not think Dr. Use a candle as a focus point Focus on relaxing your body from head to toe When thoughts pop into your head, acknowledge them, and then let each one go Cultivate compassion by envisioning negative events and recast them in a positive light to transform them into positive experiences Nourish Elixir Sink the top and gather the internal Qi; the breath shall be thin and smooth.

It looks pretty to do, but circle walking is very deadly.

Master Liang trained with his grandfather, who was a famous grandmaster himself, at Emei mountain starting at 6 years old. Overwhelmed with joy and gratitude, the general decided to leave all his responsibilities and serve this great man who had restored his health.

Because Bagauzhang is such a vast art, this three-hour DVD consists mainly of demonstrations of each of the techniques, sequences, and applications so that the student may see the proper movement. Follow a figure eight pattern. The Maha Bodhisattva, a great spirit which embodies the mountain, told Master Bai Yun in a pure vision, to take these teachings and pass them down lineage to lineage, master to master, in order to help future generations.

At the same time, the Emei school has extracted the essence of Shaolin, Wudang and other schools of Northern China. Taiji was primarily a martial art, not for competition. Many of the more complicated and repeated movements were deleted from the long form for ease of learning and practicing. Heres a description of a posibility in how they can be used.


Stand in natural posture. Three of the postures are done on both left and right sides, and one of the postures repeats itself, making a total of 24 postures. Archived from the original on Skip to main content. There are some good Bagua videos on youtube, you just have to look for them. Spiral and Rotate Waist is like an ankle turning, arm swings around. Skip to main content. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Either way, whether or not those movements are original, they are definately effective, and as a practitioner of both, I believe adds a sense of completeness to the form.

At the age ofhe admitted his last disciple, Lui, Zijian, to his school. 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.

At the age of 91 years old and he was still very quick in his movements. But Ill wait till I talk with my teacher before I comment for sure In Bagua I also dont think the applications are as noticable when you walk the circle as some of the applications in Taiji.

They baguaxhang a circle walking meditation baguazhanh on the Yijing over 2, years ago.

Such is my understanding of the matter. It is more broadly grouped as an internal practice or neijia quan.

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