Category Archives: Xingyiquan

For posts relating to the martial art of Xingyiquan

Taiwan News program on Yizong

Here’s a link to a news program done on Luo Dexiu and his students, as well as the Yizong association in Taiwan. The Yizong association is a group of students from the early lineage of Zhang Zhunfeng, primarily through the … Continue reading

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Horse form variation

Well, we’ve been working on ma xing – the horse form – in Xingyiquan for about 4 months now. We’ve taken it apart in many different ways and have worked on power, timing, variations on stepping, performing it with smooth … Continue reading

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Luo Dexiu’s five elements

Here’s a video that a school brother of mine put up on youtube with Luo laoshi’s five elements. Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ld3ek8i9pT4

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Succeed in IMA – Part 3 – Being Present

Being Present. One must be able to fully concentrate, fully focus, be fully aware and have the ability to be fully in the moment. This is both a both a trained skill, and a prerequisite to long term success in … Continue reading

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Succeed in IMA – Part 2 – Be Present

Be Present. One must come to class. Its often that simple. There are always distractions; whether its work, traffic, significant others, sleep, TV, video games or whatnot, there is always something beckoning one away from what one wants to do … Continue reading

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Ideas on How to Succeed in IMA – Part 1

My years of teaching students the arts of Baguazhang and Xingyiquan, as well as the years I spent observing and assisting my teacher Luo Dexiu in teaching these arts, have given me a certain perspective about their training process. Although … Continue reading

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Thanks again to Luo Laoshi for some great seminars!

Just thought I should get around to mentioning that I had a great time at the seminars with my teacher. As always, he continues to be very generous with his insights and skills. It somehow still amazes me that I’m … Continue reading

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A school brother’s bagua and xingyi clips

Here’s a link to a site in Chinese with a few clips of an old school brother of mine that I found recently. He’s apparently started his own school now… http://www.teatime.com.tw/~kungfu/ Here’s a page with links to some videos of … Continue reading

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