Category Archives: Pakua Chang/Hsingyi Chuan

Huang Bai-Nien on Dragon Shape Baguazhang & Xingyiquan Striking Principles- Bradford Tyrey

Bradford’s baguazhang books and others are found at Lulu.com, type in Bradford Tyrey in the Search box. The following article is attributed to a student of Huang Bai-Nien, though the student’s name cannot be verified, what is known about him … Continue reading

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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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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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Interview with Wilson Pitts, Neijia Instructor in Richmond Virginia, USA.(draft)

update: 2/24/2014- radio interview with Wilson: Heavy hands podcast interview Wilson Pitts. In Fall of 1990, I began my attendance at VCU (Virginia Commonwealth University) as a fine arts major. I had a huge interest in eastern philosophy from reading … Continue reading

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