: Bajiquan Foundational Training Vol. An excellent presentation of Baji Quan —also known as the “bodyguard style of Kung Book reviews. Baji-quan is a quan-shu branch mainly with short attacking strokes and hand In the ancient book the ‘Huai Nan Zi’ it is said that between the Heavens and the. Hello Do you know any good Bajiquan textbooks which could allow me to learn some of the baji techniques on my own? I am mostly interested.

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The major forms are: Actually, apart from Baji this place is also home to Piguazhang. We can tell there were quite a few early experts. Your name or email address: Bajiquah then, there are no Baji instructors in a km radius from where I live.

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As there are no written records it is hard to tell. This is usually followed by Pi Chopping. Bajiqquan Zhong had never in his life seen such techniques so he asked the old man to sit down and tell him what he was doing. When Master Li went to the northeast in the later years of his life my family invited him to come and stay with us. All text is in English. Wu Zhong was ever thoughtful of death and never forgot Islam.

Log in or sign bajiquwn in seconds. Bajiquan renders positive effect on physical state, swiftness, coordination and other qualities. Log in or Sign up. Also also, spent awhile looking for a thread in the subreddit to sorta announce that I know it exists and am here, lurking.



The breathing is combined with the technique and a sort of ‘hng’ bajiuan is produced in the throat on completion. Do anyone know if there are any good books in English for baji quan? Wu Zhong asked who he was but the persisted, performed three kowtows, and told him how much it would mean to him to be taught by him.

The old man refused and said, “I’m going to travel a lot, how can I teach you? The secrets of style. Bjaiquan was born into a poor family in Meng Village.

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After ten years years of practice the old man said, “I’ve taught you almost everything and I have to go now. But the ancient flavor of this style truly makes it a precious treasure.

Annoyingly it is mostly technicalities on postures and movements and not so much explanation of Baji principles, though there are some interesting lore commentaries booo the meaning and origin of the term Baji. Baji-quan is a quan-shu branch mainly with short attacking strokes and hand moves such as ai “to punch”ban “to thrust”tsi “to restrict”kao “to prop up” and others. The old man, realizing Wu Zhong was sincere and had a deep love for Wushu, was so impressed by his determination and enthusiasm that he agreed to accept him as a student.

Modern Baji Quan is commonly traced to over years ago. Some referred it to 8 spots of a human body: They’re Chinese books, so I don’t think they have official translations, but I would translate them as:. It’s very difficult to learn Baji from a book. All existing wushu styles and schools can be divided on “external” and “internal”.


For the majority of people, even in China and Taiwan, the style is done with the emphasis on appearance with less attention to its fighting aspects. He was bjaiquan strong as a teenager and avoided study in favor of practicing martial arts.

The larger part is about Bajiquan romantisized as Pachi Chuan in this book and the last part goes about Pigauquan and Tanglang Quan. Learning the entire thing is extremely difficult.

It has since spread throughout China and is gaining traction in the international stage. Chan – This refers to entangling or trapping the opponent using the rotation of bajiquaan wrist, elbow or shoulder. As regards who the founder of Ba-Ji was, or even when it was first practiced, it is very difficult to say, but according to the old texts a man named Wu Zhong nicknamed Hong-Sheng,also the founder of Ba-Men Chuan eight doors stylewas one of the main originators.

Immediately Wu Zhong knelt down and begged him to accept him as his student. However, if you are unable to download or use it on your PC, we will be happy to refund your money.

Through several more generations the art was passed on to the great twentieth century master Ma Fu-Luo from Ningxia, China.