Baguazhang

Baguazhang

Bāguàzhǎng is one of the three main Chinese martial arts of the Wudang school, the other two being Taijiquan and Xingyiquan. It is more broadly grouped as an internal practice (or neijia gong). Bāguà zhǎng literally means "eight trigram palm," referring to the trigrams of the Yijing (I Ching), one of the canons of Taoism.

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Li Ziming - Life and Work
... In 1921, he became a disciple of the second generation Baguazhang master, Liang Zhenpu, and a friend of his father ... He began an intensive study of Baguazhang ... Liang passed down the art of Baguazhang through the oral tradition ...
Ho Ho Choy Baguazhang
... Ho Ho Choy Baguazhang is a style of Baguazhang, a Chinese martial art ... Specifically, it is a substyle of Gao Style Baguazhang, which is in turn a substyle of Cheng Style Baguazhang ...
Liang Zhenpu
... Liang." It was during this period in 1877 that he became a direct disciple of Baguazhang creator Dong Haichuan ... not only with Dong but also with both Yin Fu and Cheng Tinghua, and as a result his style of Baguazhang has some characteristics of both styles ... His Baguazhang forms are the most circular in nature among the Baguazhang variants ...
Sui Yunjiang
... His specialties are Liang Style Baguazhang and Meihuazhuang (also known as Meihuaquan) ... The famous third generation Baguazhang master Li Ziming and disciple of Liang Zhenpu once wrote words of praise for him "Yun Jiang is one of my most outstanding apprentices in the fourth Baguazhang ... He is now a 4th generation Baguazhang descendant under Li Ziming and 18th generation Meihuazhuang descendant under Han Qichang ...
Jiang Style Baguazhang
... Jiang Style Baguazhang (姜氏八卦掌) is the style of Baguazhang (八卦掌) taught by Jiang Rong Qiao (姜容樵) 1890-1974 ... Tinghua, both of whom were formal students of Baguazhang founder Dong Haichuan (董海川) ... is one of the most widely practiced combined styles of Baguazhang and Xingyiquan in the world today ...