Category Archives: Pakua Chang/Hsingyi Chuan

穿掌 Chuan Zhang ~ Piercing Palm : complied by Bradford Tyrey

穿掌 Gao Yi-Sheng Branch ~ Cheng Style Baguazhang Part 1 of 7. 穿掌 Chuan Zhang ~ Piercing Palm : Compiled by Bradford Tyrey Below is a compilation of Cheng style ~ Gao branch baguazhang information that came from Liu Xing-Han, … Continue reading

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Gao Yi-sheng Bagua: Sever the Ribs. An Old Praying Mantis book with Bradford Tyrey

Below is a compilation of Cheng style ~ Gao branch baguazhang information that came from several of the students under Master Liu Feng-Tsai in Tianjin, China during the late 1980s. Liu was Gao Yi-Sheng’s last student alive in China who … Continue reading

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Cheng Style – Gao Branch Baguazhang 立 Li Shou Zhang Vertical Hand Palm with Bradford Tyrey

Below is a compilation of Cheng style ~ Gao branch baguazhang information that came from several of the students under Master Liu Feng-Tsai in Tianjin, China during the late 1980s. Liu was Gao Yi-Sheng’s last student alive in China who … Continue reading

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San-t’i shi explained by Sun Jian-Yun, interviewed by Bradford Tyrey

Click here to get to Bradford Tyrey books on LuLu.com In the 1980s I asked Madam Sun Jian-Yun (Sun Lu-T’ang’s daughter) and Wang Xi-Kui (Sun Lu-T’ang’s disciple) many questions over the years. Here are two explanations provided by Madam Sun, … Continue reading

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Discussion on da shou 打手 in Taijiquan combat skills training

Recent discussion on Taijiquan combat skills for fighting. From Louis Swaim: The term for striking hands would be da shou 打手, which is in fact the older term for two-person drills. The term push hands, tui shou 推手, is relatively … Continue reading

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