Applying Force of Yi Quan / Free Sparing of Yi Quan


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Applying Force of Yi Quan / Free Sparing of Yi Quan


Demonstrator: Bo Jiacong

Order No. D1350

ISBN: 7887211115


Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)

Length: 126 min.

Number of Disc: 1

Language: Chinese with English, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese subtitles

Publisher: People’s Sports Audio & Video Publishing House

Price: $14.95

The applying force in yi quan is the basic training in stake exercises, trying force and footwork. The general requirements of applying force are sudden explosion and abrupt stopping. Free sparring in yi quan is also called blocking hands or sanshou. It is one of the essential skills in boxing.

Yi quan, also known as dacheng quan, is a martial art system founded by the Chinese xingyiquan master, Wang Xiangzhai in 1920s. Derived from xingyiquan, yi quan discarded its “xing” (meaning form) part to emphasize the essence of true martial power. Yi quan is essentially formless, containing no fixed sets of fighting movements or techniques. Instead, yi quan focuses on developing one’s natural movement and fighting abilities. Yi quan is also unique for its discarding of traditional martial arts concepts, like qi, meridians, dan tian etc. to make way for new explanations and ideas rooted in Western science, medicine and psychology.

The actual training in yi quan can generally be divided into the following: Zhan zhuang — stake exercise or motionless postures; Shi li — try force or slow moving exercises; Moca bu — Shi li for the legs; Fa li — Exercises that teach the use of explosive force; Shi Sheng — Breathing exercises or testing sound, including shouting; Tui shou — Pushing hands; San shou — Free fighting practice; and Duan shou — Break hand, fighting techniques including strikes and kicks.

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