Combat Techniques of Taiji, Xingyi and Bagua: Principles and Practices of Internal Martial Arts

Combat Techniques of Taiji, Xingyi and Bagua: Principles and Practices of Internal Martial Arts

by Lu Shengli
     
 

The combat techniques of Tai Ji, Ba Gua, and Xing Yi were forbidden during China's Cultural Revolution, but the teachings of grandmaster Wang Pei Shing have survived. This comprehensive guide, written by one of his students, selects core movements from each practice and gives the student powerful tools to recognize the unique strategies and skills, and to develop a

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The combat techniques of Tai Ji, Ba Gua, and Xing Yi were forbidden during China's Cultural Revolution, but the teachings of grandmaster Wang Pei Shing have survived. This comprehensive guide, written by one of his students, selects core movements from each practice and gives the student powerful tools to recognize the unique strategies and skills, and to develop a deeper understanding, of each style. It contains complete instructions for a 16-posture form to gain mastery of combat techniques. The book helps practitioners achieve a new level of practice, where deeply ingrained skills are brought forth in a more fluid, intuitive, and fast-paced fashion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583941454
Publisher:
North Atlantic Books
Publication date:
02/09/2006
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
870,036
Product dimensions:
8.05(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.95(d)

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