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Xing Yi Hands, Bagua Feet

Xing Yi Hands, Bagua Feet

The internal martial arts of Xing Yi Chuan (Hsing I) and Ba Gua Zhang (Pakua) compliment each other in many ways. There are several reasons for this, the first is that they share a common root and the second is that just work well together. First generation Ba Gua masters like Chen Ting Hua down …

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Xian Tien

Xian Tien

There are no chi-kung sets taught in Victor Chao’s classes but the Xian Tian and Zhan Zhuang methods serve the same purpose, to generate and circulate chi. Shifu Chao does not teach applications for his Xian Tian palms nor the use of martial intent during circle walking. As in all forms and postures, there is …

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Zhuang Fa (Standing Methods) Practice

Zhuang Fa (Standing Methods) Practice

So training the 3 harmonies requires a lot of internal coordination and hard work, especially if you have old posture and muscle habits to get rid of first. Because of this difficulty, you have to start training with static standing postures and work into coordinated movement gradually.