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Fajing: Issuing Power as Practice in Bajiquan and Northern Chinese Martial Systems

By Tony Yang, Andy Lianto & Robert A. Figler, Ph.D.




Fajing: Issuing Power as Practice in Bajiquan and Northern Chinese Martial Systems

This article addresses how to express effective explosive power through the body (fajing) as systematically trained for in the Bajiquan (Eight Poles Boxing) and Piguazhang (Arm-Swing Palm) systems. Various big spear (da qiang) training drills are shown in conjunction with empty-hand exercises to develop fajing ability.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 12 No. 1 (2003): 14 pages.


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