Martial Applications of the Cao Branch of Yin Style Ba Gua Zhang

Bagua Eight Palms Standing Chi Kung

Over the past four years, Ba Gua Zhang instructor Joseph Crandall of Pinole, California, has made available six translated works from Ba Gua Zhang and Xing Yi Quan as follows Ba Gua Zhang Practice Method by Jiang Rong Chiao, Cheng Style Ba Gua Zhang by Ma You Qing and Liu Jing Ru, Ba Gua Saber by Guo Zhen Ya, Wu Dong Ba Gua Zhang by Fei Yin Tao and Fei Yu Liang, and Yin Style Ba Gua Zhang by Zhang Lie these works are all now available from High View Publications, please write for information ....

Liu believes that the first second of a fight usually decides who will win or lose

Liu Wan Lan Shou

Liu Wan Fu began his study of Ba Gua when he was 20 years old. His teacher, Cheng Yun Qing tl '-a it , was Zhang Zhao Dong's brother-in-law and had studied both Ba Gua Zhang and Xing Yi Quan from Zhang. Liu said that his teacher first taught him to practice holding standing postures and how to walk the circle. His stepping method was to pick the foot up flat, move it forward at about ankle height, then when it is about to touch down, slide it forward about another half step by pushing from the...

Ba Gua Zhang as Practiced by the Chinese Boxing Institute International

Wang Shu Jin

In this article James Cravens, a Ba Gua Zhang instructor in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, describes the ten principles he feels are important to any Chinese fighting art. Cravens was taught Ba Gua Zhang by Christopher G. Casey, a student of Wang Shu Jin. Christopher G. Casey was born in the mid-40's and at the age of nine began his martial arts training in jujitsu. In the next thirty plus years, Casey would study Shorinyu Karate, Chinese and Okinawan Kempo, various Shaolin Arts, Qin Na, Shuai Jiao, Wing...