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Bagua Swimming Body Palms

Bagua Swimming Body Palms Bagua Swimming Body Palms is the second book written by Wang Shujin one of the world s foremost exponents of Chinese internal martial arts and a renowned expert of Bagua Zhang This volume continues t

  • Title: Bagua Swimming Body Palms
  • Author: Shujin Wang Kent Howard Chen Hsiao-Yen Wang Shujin
  • ISBN: 9781583942451
  • Page: 203
  • Format: Paperback
  • Bagua Swimming Body Palms is the second book written by Wang Shujin, one of the world s foremost exponents of Chinese internal martial arts and a renowned expert of Bagua Zhang This volume continues the process of bringing Master Wang s important art to Western readers More intricate than the Linked Palms form, Swimming Body Palms helps practitioners achieve fluent bodyBagua Swimming Body Palms is the second book written by Wang Shujin, one of the world s foremost exponents of Chinese internal martial arts and a renowned expert of Bagua Zhang This volume continues the process of bringing Master Wang s important art to Western readers More intricate than the Linked Palms form, Swimming Body Palms helps practitioners achieve fluent body mechanics and the ability to connect and flow from one movement to the next with power Master Wang, who taught Swimming Palms to only a few advanced students, described it as swim walking, or swimming around the body.Bagua Swimming Body Palms offers a thorough grounding in the basics of Bagua principles and practice, and illuminates the connection between the cultural meanings of the I Ching and the physical movements of Bagua Zhang The photographs from the Chinese book are reprinted, along with hundreds of new photographs of translator Kent Howard demonstrating the exercises in greater detail Sifu Howard provides extensive commentary on Master Wang s writings, and Daoist master Huang Jinsheng contributes a thoughtful essay on Master Wang s spiritual practice with the esoteric Daoist sect Yi Guan Dao The book s engaging style, fidelity to the Chinese text, and comprehensiveness make it a welcome addition to any martial arts library.

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    1. This thin little volume containing Wang Shujin's second form is essential for those interested in the Chinese martial art of Baguazhang (Ba Gua Zhang, Pa Ka, etc.). The author, Wang Shujin was one of the finest practitioners and teachers of this soft or 'internal' martial of the 20th century. Translator/Editor Kent Howard has done a splendid job of rendering this little classic into English. Kent Howard, a well-known instructor,and thirty-year practitioner of the style, has also written some val [...]

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