I agree, all politics aside - that is a priceless clip you posted Wanderingdragon. Of course I fully admit that I have a da qiang training bias only in that I've seen it work so well for those who know the correct practice (alignment, proper da qiang weights for proper exercises, proper breathing and footwork)
I am also glad I learned some of the da qiang exercises for xing yi.
We have that Daqiang training as centre piece of all power generation in Hulei TJQ (Zhang Suisheng lineage). There is a set of basic moves, a longpole 13 posture form, several parnter sets. And as our founder Li Jingyan also did exchange with Wangbao spear, my teacher also studies their complex system