: 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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As for internal work, it is not as evident as external. Discussion in ‘ Kung Fu ‘ started by NykoutDec 6, This fist is then used to strike downward like a rake.

He charged through Hebei, Shandong, Henan and much of the northeast, never meeting his match. Sections of this page. The training method is especially crisp and fierce with lively action, thrusting and piercing and throwing. Fighting evil and najiquan justice in blue silk pajamas baby! 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.

After soundly defeating the abbot several times, the abbot, astounded by his ability, gave him a small gift as an award.

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After ten years of practice the old man said: Others tried to highlight “internal powers” work, or quan, generated and spread among 8 directions. Some referred it to 8 spots of a human body: This means expressing extreme power in all 8 directions.

Pretty much what Hannibal said. Ba-Ji started to become popular. This places the origins in the early Ming. I don’t know, I learned it in person and I’m a fairly visual learner for physical movements. He learned Bajiquan, including spear techniques, from Jin Diansheng. Ma Fu-Luo is the head of the Bajiiquan minority people in his province and a strict Muslim not considering himself to be a Chinese. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of bbajiquan User Agreement and Privacy Policy.


There have been many famous bajquan and a record earned on the battlefield. Hello Do you know any good Bajiquan textbooks which could allow me to learn some of the baji techniques on my own?

Unfortunately there are some errors in the records so I am attempting to give them what records I have of my own in order to help them rectify the record. When learning Ba-Ji one usually first practices the basic techniques such as the coiling punch, relaxing and producing sudden power, and various stances. The old man refused and said, “I’m going to travel a lot. How bwjiquan I teach you? The Origins of Bajiquan Bajiquan is my number one style.

We are very confident that our product will work to your complete satisfaction. He tried again vook the result was the same. He had a distinctive appearance and carried himself well.

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Chan – This refers to entangling or trapping the opponent using the rotation of the biok, elbow or shoulder. However, Ba-Ji is a very powerful, aggressive and effective fighting art, but this side of the style has usually been kept secret or taught to very few people. But the ancient flavor of this style truly makes it a precious treasure.

Ellerton and Master Ji Jian Cheng. The other legend says it means ”empty fist”, possibly due to the typical shape of the fist formed when practicing this style.

All text is in English. Easy to understand instructions: 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. I am mostly interested in learning the bajiquann specific elbow and shoulder strikes, but of course, the more techniques shown the better. Ah Baji, I’d do it if I wasn’t so happy with Xingyi. The Ba-Ji as taught at the Wushu Institute was directed more at elegance of movement, speed, and dynamic technique.


Through several more generations the art was passed on to the great 20th century master Ma Fu-Luo, still alive today in his 80s, living in Ningxia, China. Stances are low but mobile, and the arms move in wide circles.

Later he researched Piguazhang. One of the reasons Wu Zhong named the style ‘Ba-Men’ – eight gates or doors boko was because there are eight gates in Jannah Heaven that souls pass through. This stranger taught the secret techniques of Baji along with the finer points of bajiquqn spear. HannibalDec 6, Our eBook contains an illustrated guide to the concepts and techniques of Baji Quan before introducing the beginner-level form Six Big Openings together with examples of how the techniques can be applied in combat.

The Ba-Ji form is undoubtedly a very good-looking and impressive form when performed skillfully but Ba-Ji is primarily a genuine internal style the main aim of which is to develop effective practical fighting ability.

Thank you for sharing it. The main kinds of weapon to work with are: These original names refer to the unique loosely held rake fist which reminds people of the farm implement of the same bookk.

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Your ebooks are good value for money! In fact one of the main distinguishing characteristics of Ba-Ji is its fast attacks followed by sudden withdrawing movements. They’re Chinese books, so Bajiqquan don’t think they have official translations, but I would translate them as:. Its external form is pretty simple, while perfect moves turn taolu complex into graceful dance.