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“Bagua usage”

Mar
7
2021

From Basics to Mastery: Jibengongs and the Bear Palm Gong in Bagua

As we have mentioned (more than once, I’m thinking), I am working on a new book/dvd project on Bagua Gongs, those special exercises that teach by principle and really infuse your practice with the flavor of your style (in this case, Bagua Zhang). The project keeps growing, and looks like it is veering into one […]

Oct
31
2020

Bagua Zhang’s Ji Ben Gongs—Plum’s New Project

    Here is a short interview with Ted Mancuso, Plum’s director, on his upcoming book/DVD project. Covid slowed us down, but now we are back at work again, and hope to have this finished in the new year.  Q:    Your new book is on Bagua Zhang Gongs. What is a Gong? Ted:     In […]

Mar
27
2013

QA: Bagua Mud-Stepping

Dear Sifu Mancuso, I have a few important questions as a novice practitioner of Ba Gua Zhang. First, although one of the principal features of Bagua is Tang Ni Bu (Mud-step walking) why is it that when you watch the films of so many teachers, you do not see them doing this step? Please understand: […]

May
19
2012

Bagua San Shou is Back

Keeping with our efforts to preserve and offer significant martial material, we are again opening the vault after more than a year…

Feb
7
2012

Translation: Bagua SanShou Zhang

Here is a new translation by Joseph Crandall. In this case it is Bagua Sanshou Zhang by Zhang Yaozhong, a long time teacher and student of Wang Pei Sheng. Mr. Zhang writes about many aspects of Bagua practice with a long center section explaining the 64 lines of Liu De Kuan and another section on […]