Skill Level: 1 2 3
This video app has three In-App Purchases, one for each section of this 6-hour program.
This comprehensive video app contains a complete curriculum for Bagua Zhang (Eight Trigrams Palm) Kung Fu, as taught by Grandmasters Liang, Shou-Yu and Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, with senior disciples including Ramel Rones and Chenhan Yang. Grandmaster Liang began his training in Kung Fu at the age of 6, and was taught the esoteric skills of the Emei Mountain sect, including Baguazhang.
Baguazhang (8 Trigrams Palm) is famous both as an ancient internal martial art and for improving health. It develops upper body flexibility, leg strength, and lighting-quick hands and feet. Baguazhang training generates a strong flow of Qi energy to energize your muscles for increased strength. This Qi flow also nourishes your internal organs and improves health and vitality. In addition, Bagua emphasizes circular movement, employs both defensive and offensive strategies, and trains at all three fighting ranges - short, middle, and long.
Part one (180 minutes) includes three sections:
Course 1 contains basic training and body conditioning, shows Bagua Qigong, and demonstrates the famous Eight Palms sequence with martial applications.
Course 2 demonstrates the intermediate level Bagua Swimming Body sequence, named after the swift and agile movements of a swimming dragon, with martial applications.
Course 3 presents the unique Bagua Deer Hook Sword, which is specially designed to disarm opponents. Learn hooking, seizing, controlling and cutting techniques, and the complete sequence, with applications against the long sword.
Part two (75 minutes) includes Master Chenhan Yang’s step by step teaching:
- Basic bagua leg stances and circle-walking
- Eight Palms hand forms
- Eight Palms sequence detailed instruction
Part three (107 minutes) includes Master Chenhan Yang’s step by step teaching:
- Bagua fundamental training
- Swimming Body hand forms
- Swimming Body sequence detailed instruction
This video app offers each section as a separate in-app purchase of $9.99, after free download. 362 minutes.