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“Pa Kua Chang”

Oct
27
2014

Two Bagua Classics in new translation

Dedicated Bagua teacher, Andrea Falk, offers up her translation of Jiang RongQiao’s Bagua Zhang Eight Palms form AND Yan Dehua’s Bagua Applications. Not only are these clear, accessible  translations, but the Jiang text has additional posture photos from teacher Cai YuHua.  Falk herself learned the Jiang style from sifu Huan Dahai, an apprentice of Jiang’s. […]

Mar
10
2014

On Bagua’s Mysterious Origins

Celebrating our new Adam Hsu section we offer the following “alternative history” from his book, “Lone Sword Against a Cold Cold Sky.” Here Adam Hsu discusses one of the very few real alternatives to the mysterious origins of Bagua Zhang.

Aug
6
2013

Pakua Journal excerpt: Too Many Teachers?

It came out twenty years ago and is still a minor miracle in the publishing of Bagua material. I remeber being surprised and delighted that just down the road from where I lived someone, Dan Miller, was producing a journal devoted entirely to Bagua with great photos, in-depth information, little politics and excellent translations and […]

Jul
18
2013

Bagua, Xing Yi and Tong Bei added

We have just started to list this great new series of books, all with both Chinese and English texts; not to mention that each also comes with an accompanying VCD. The first two from this beautifully illustrated color series is a White Ape Tong Bei (TBQ is getting all sorts of attention right now) and […]

Dec
6
2012

Q & A: Feng Shui and Martial Arts

Question: Is there a relation between Bagua Zhang and Feng Shui?

Oct
30
2012

Fundamentals of Pa Kua (Bagua) Returns…

Now these have been unavailable for quite a time: like years!

Aug
3
2012

A Perfect Companion…

This DVD nicely parallels the book offering the entire set, the breakdown and a generous dose of applications which are classical and practical at the same time…

Mar
30
2012

New View: China’s Living , Surveys

Vincent Lynch has been assembling this series, with the invaluable help of George Xu, for years. Here is a selection of videos from  One Hand Videos well-known series “China’s Living Treaures” which, as far as martial arts goes, lives up to its name. In this presentation we concentrte on CLT’s demonstrations of top instructors and […]

Feb
28
2012

New Views: Joanna Zorya and Zhu BaoZhen Bagua

Here are a couple of site-local videos we just put up. These are previews of our different products. With all the styles we show this make take a while… Some of Joanna Zorya’s work and the bagua of Zhu BaoZhen. Hope you like them.

Nov
23
2011

My Bagua Book

Well, it’s finally come to pass: I am finishing writing my book on How To Learn Bagua Zhang.

It’s been an intriguing experience. We have had so many requests for a companion to the DVD that I initially thought I would just write a step-by-step guide, like a sort of show-and-tell: the DVD being the show and the text, the tell.

Aug
7
2011

The Return of Sun Zhi Jun

Imagine our delight when we located Sun Zhi Jun’s entire new series on Bagua in the DVD format.