: 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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Baji Quan – Six Openings Form eBook

Although Nook Ma had not taught Ba-Ji to anyone outside the Hui minority people he took a liking to Ji Jian-Cheng, already a qualified Bwjiquan instructor and master of several other styles, and agreed to teach him real Ba-Ji. The inventor of the style may have named it after the shape of the fist used.

Bajoquan are low but mobile, and the arms move in wide circles. The main kinds of weapon to work with are: So he stayed at Wu Zhong’s house and started teaching him. 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. Also also, spent awhile looking for a thread in the subreddit to sorta announce that I know it exists and am here, lurking. Sections of this page.

Wu Zhong asked who he was but the persisted, performed three kowtows, and told him how much it would mean to him to be taught by him.

Baji Quan – Six Openings Form

Do you mean this one: I am mostly interested in learning the style specific elbow and shoulder strikes, but of course, the more techniques shown the better. Learning the entire thing is extremely difficult. The old man, realizing Wu Zhong was sincere and had a deep love for Wushu, was so impressed by his determination and enthusiasm that he agreed to accept him as a student.


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Except for bok translation linked in another comment in this thread. See more of Baji Quan on Facebook. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Ma Fu-Luo is the head of the Hui minority people in his province and a strict Muslim not considering himself to be a Chinese.

It looks like this: Wu Zhong asked him what style he was doing, the old man said it was ‘Baji quan’. Others tried to highlight “internal powers” work, or quan, generated and spread among 8 directions. He liked martial arts and practised day and night, no matter what weather was like. He advised Wu Zhong to go to a temple bajiquxn Hang Zhou and meet a particular Shaolin expert, the local abbot, who resided there.

This means expressing extreme power in all 8 directions. You must log in or sign up to reply here. The punch as shown in picture 1 actually starts from a low crouching position and spirals up into the final left punch, arm slightly bent, with a bsjiquan right shoulder and elbow strike.

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. Glad you guys enjoyed it. In Taiwan for example, ‘fighting’ Ba-Ji is practised by the presidential guards and various special security agents.

All existing wushu styles bajiwuan schools can be divided on “external” and “internal”. Bajiquan is a Chinese martial bajiqjan originating from Cangzhou, Hebei province. When learning Ba-Ji one usually first practices the basic techniques such as the coiling punch, relaxing and producing sudden power, bajqiuan various stances. Fighting evil and upholding justice in blue silk pajamas baby!


I meant the titles. Indeed, in the past he led a battalion of resistance fighters against both the Japanese and the Chinese. Baji Quan originated as a Northern Chinese art, although it is now practiced throughout China in modern times. The sounds are quite similar but with very different meanings. The Origins of Bajiquan Booj is my number one style.

Bajiquan – ” 8 celestial spheres “, 8 main forces jin8 stroke surfaces. Sussex, UK “My friend recommended your website to me. One night, while he was in the middle of training with the sword a man suddenly appeared. It takes time to use effectively internal powers, especially use it in technique. Annoyingly it is mostly technicalities on postures and movements and not so much explanation of Baji principles, though there are some interesting lore commentaries on the meaning and bajiqaun of the term Baji.

Information about Bajiquan origin is contradictory. Bao – This is to embrace with the arms, as if to carry someone.

Baji book list/collection : bajiquan

It has since boik throughout China and is gaining traction in the international stage. The full title is “Kaimen Bajiquan” – “a 8-time box gate opening”.

Immediately Wu Zhong knelt down and begged him to be his student.

Its external form is pretty simple, while perfect moves turn taolu complex into graceful dance. There are roughly 20 fist forms within the style hook well as weapon forms covering eight different types of weapons, including the spear, sword, saber, staff, Pu Dao, Two Handed Blade.