2 Back Body Palm 背身掌 (bei shen zhang), Baguaquan, Chinese 中文, Circle walking and 8MP 推掌 和 八母掌式, English 英文, EXTERNAL FOUR PALMS

Back Body Palm 背身掌(Bèi shēn zhǎng)

The posture name Black Tiger Comes out from Cave 黑虎出洞 (Hēi hǔ chū dòng)

Open the chest, keep the back, scapula’s to the side …

Discussion about the Back Body Palm forces

Scapula movements exercise

For every circle walking and 8MP very important, when raise the bank leg pull up the hip, not just raise the knee !! only that will lead to the right force




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Bagua Quan Foundation Training
ISBN 978-1848190153

Palm name: Back Body Palm
Posture name: Black Tiger Comes out from Cave (see photo 45)
Tri gram position: Northeast; Gen trigram; Earth, Mountain
Attribute-. Yang Yin
Directs and guides. Back
• ‘The back’ means the area of the shoulderblades.
• Extend the shoulderblades to both sides, like drawing a
bow into the shape of a smooth arc.
• Sink the waist/lower back and the kua and keep them
in this position. Rotate the roots of the arms inwards.
Do not turn the elbows outwards.
• This posture assumes the image of a tiger’s back.
Meridian: Bright Yang large intestine meridian of the hand.

Point the index fingers forward, slightly sink the waist.
{Acupoints are Shangyang -+ Yangxi.)

Drop the elbows, rotate the forearms inward.
{Acupoints are Yangxi-+ Q!!chi.)

Sink the shoulders, slightly bend the elbows and point them forward.
{Acupoints are Q!!chi -+ Jugu.)

Extend the shoulders backwards and to the sides.
(Acupoints are Jugu -+ Tian ding.)
Muscle contour
The trapezius, deltoid and pectoralis major muscles are all extended
transversely. Force in the chest goes slightly backwards, force in the back goes slightly forwards.


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Bagua Quan Foundation Training
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