Practical Technique of Hunyuan (Balanced) Xingyi Quan


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Traditional Shanxi Xingyi Quan Series: Practical Technique of Hunyuan (Balanced) Xingyi Quan

山西传统形意拳系列 — 浑元形意拳实用技击

Demonstrator: Zhang Xigui

Order No. D1309

ISBN: 7887215455

EAN: 6937475378638

Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)

Length: 50 min.

Number of Disc: 1

Language: Chinese with English and Simplified Chinese subtitles

Publisher: People’s Sports Audio & Video Publishing House

Price: $14.95

This program is an integrated xingyi quan routine with unusual characteristic based on absorbing, spreading and improving. There are 48 movements in this set. It contains the main movements of five-element, twelve-style quan and some other techniques developed from them. The routine is divided into 5 sections. It is an excellent routine for performance and competition.

Xingyi quan is one of the three major “internal” Chinese martial arts. The other two are Taiji quan and Baguazhang. Xingyi quan translates approximately to “Form/Intention Boxing”, or “Shape/Will Boxing”, and is characterized by aggressive, seemingly linear movements and explosive power. Its origins are traceable to the 18th century and may go back even further. There is no single organizational body governing the teaching of the art, and several variant styles exist.

A Xingyi quan fighter uses efficient coordinated movements to generate bursts of power intended to overwhelm the opponent, simultaneously attacking and defending. Forms vary from school to school, but include barehanded sequences and versions of the same sequences with a variety of weapons. These sequences are based upon the movements and fighting behavior of a variety of animals. The training methods allow the student to progress through increasing difficulty in form sequences, timing and fighting strategy.

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