QA: Mud Stepping in Chen Tai Chi and in Bagua Zhang

Is the mud stepping in Liang Shan the same as it would be in Cheng style Bagua? There is the young female Bagua master on youtube who gives some brief introductory lessons on mud stepping, as I believe it is called.

Dear RP,
The Cheng style mud stepping relies a bit more on the sliding/landing step than the Liang. Because their stride is large, Cheng stylists are less concerned about the rear heel peeling off the ground. They allow this, especially when they are walking rapidly.

The essentials such as keeping the weight back, the spine erect and the waist directing the movements are all about the same, though.
Yours in the arts,
Ted Mancuso

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