Break Hand and Vivacious Dance of Yin Quan


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Quintessence Series of Yi Quan-Dacheng Quan: Break Hand and Vivacious Dance of Yin Quan

意拳大成拳精粹 — 意拳断手与健舞

Demonstrator: Wang Yongxiang

Order No. D1353

ISBN: 7884088525

EAN: 6937475375002

Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)

Length: 45 min.

Number of Disc: 1

Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles

Publisher: People’s Sports Audio & Video Publishing House

Price: $14.95

Break hand is a fighting technique in Yi quan, including strikes and kicks, aiming to “bread the opponent’s hand.” Vivacious dance is a free-style yi quan aiming primarily at body-building and healthcare.

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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