Chapter Four

Ne's Bagua training consists of eight different Bagua manoeuvres which correspond to the eight trigrams of the I-ching. It would take a whole book to expound upon the I-ching so here I will only say that the I-ching is the Chinese Book Of Changes which has a whole lot of good things for good living and good life management. It is also used an oracle which is based upon building up a set of six lines by either throwing a succession of yarrow stalks or by using the simpler method of throwing...

The Healing Benefits Of Baguazhang

The great benefits to health are not as well documented, as for the mother art of 'T'ai chi ch' uan but none the less, Bagua does have great benefits. If we look at the documented ages of many of the Bagua masters we have a fairly good indication of the healing benefits of the art. All of the internal systems of martial art all work in the same way where healing is concerned. They all work upon the acupuncture meridians sending life giving Qi or life force to all of the internal organs. This Qi...

The Hidden Healing Qigong Methods From the Baguazhang Postures

Aguazhang is truly an amazing art once you get past the basics. It, like Tai Chi, was invented by people of genius to incorporate healing as well as deadly self defense methods. Each of the major postures from Bagua have a hidden meaning, either for the healing benefits or for gaining of power for the fa-jing and fighting system. And the hidden meanings are hidden in the very names of each posture. This information was only ever given out to very advanced students after they became proficient...

Tung The Fugitive

Many people believe that Tung Hai Chuan was a fugitive from the law, which is the reason for his not telling from whom he learnt his art. It is told that Tung escaped being captured by seeking refuge in the Buddhist monastery. Because of his inherent nature, he soon breached the rules of sexual abstinence and was asked to leave. He then performed his own operation (or so we're expected to believe), of cutting out the old crown jewels causing him to become an eunuch so that he could lose himself...

Straight Palm Change

After having walked around the circle once in a counterclockwise direction, again perform the postures of PURPLE SWALLOW THROWS FAN, CLOSE THE DOOR, PUSH THE MOON and FLOWER HIDES UNDER LEAF See previous photos for this posture of the same name. Exactly the same as in the first palm change. HEALING White Snake Coils Around The snake represents the inner spirit but it still has a purely physical attachment. So when we are attacked, it is the Tantien that first subconsciously reacts. So this...

Moontagu Book

Baguazhang The Complete System By Erle Montaigue Http www.taijiworld.com Erle igong.org.uk PO Box 35 This book contains material never before published. The enclosed information can only have come from Erle Montaigue, being the only Westerner to have received this information. It is illegal to copy any portion of this book other than brief extracts for review articles. You must obtain permission directly from the copyright holder 2004. It is also illegal to plagiarize any part of this book to...