Baguazhang's trademarks - circle walking, whole arm twisting and body rotation - are the building blocks of its remarkably sophisticated techniques. Like all traditional kung fu styles, the wisdom of ancient Chinese medicine, principles and aesthetics live within its exotic movements.
Sifu Adam Hsu is a recipient of an authentic Baguazhang system possessing a pure and honest family tree. It is famous for its complete, step by step systematized training. This DVD series offers many rarely taught training methods, forms and usage, revealing a complete system of traditional Baguazhang training to satisfy the curiosity and needs of all Baguazhang enthusiasts.
DVD 1: This volume covers the origins of the Bagua style, discussion of the relationship between Baguazhang and the Bagua philosophy, the Guarding Step, Four Establishment Elemental Palms practice, Internal Pals form with each posture and movement clearly explained for specific body part or organ training, chi gathering breath exercises and single post-wrapping, plus performances and explanations of authentic Baguazhang usage.
DVD 2: This volume contains a tracing of Baguazhang from its origins, the true relationship between Bauga principles and their practice, the Trapping Step, the Three Door Opening Palms (Baguazhang's signature palm practice), chi exchanging breath exercises, a pure and uncontaminated representation of Eight Changing Palms, multiple post switching exercises and examples of authentic Baguazhang usage.
DVD 3: This volume contains sifu Hsu's own Baguazhang lineage, the real relationship between Baguazhang usage and Bagua theory, Uprooting Step, Eight Target Striking Palms, chi controlling breath exercises, the Linking Forest Penetrating Palms form and Post and Space Exchanging, plus authentic Baguazhang usage with slow motion repeats and analysis.
Length: 180 min on 3 DVDs