Basic Qiang Exercises

Discussion on the three big Chinese internals, Yiquan, Bajiquan, Piguazhang and other similar styles.

Re: Basic Qiang Exercises

Postby Bob on Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:47 am

Hopefully this might make up for the loss LOL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGNwUCdBWWM



In this video below the stances I am used to for these exercises, for training, are much lower and driven by the dan tian.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bjrw2BKE5Lo

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Re: Basic Qiang Exercises

Postby Iskendar on Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:10 am

edededed wrote:Oh drat, why? :'(

Just when I wanted to watch it again...


It's still out there eh :P
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Re: Basic Qiang Exercises

Postby wayne hansen on Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:53 pm

Sorry to see it go
Don't put power into the form let it naturally arise from the form
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Re: Basic Qiang Exercises

Postby klonk on Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:15 pm

edededed wrote:I would love to hear your humorous explanation, klonk!

(At least I am not tethered to one of the arbitrarily set political parties' platforms, so no worries here!)


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Re: Basic Qiang Exercises

Postby klonk on Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:28 pm

She is quite impressive. The point she is making about small circles is precisely that taught by the best foil fencers in the Western tradition. There is only one art of the point direct.

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Re: Basic Qiang Exercises

Postby edededed on Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:39 am

Thanks for the joke ;)

I also like the lady's spear skills.
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Re: Basic Qiang Exercises

Postby MaartenSFS on Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:35 pm

I can't speak to her combat ability, but she nails the Shenfa. I did notice that her spear is light and a bit short, though that is to be expected given her height and weight disadvantage.
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