The body, shoulders are all firm, they are not used. This is the first version, hands are all the time fist.
See the demonstration, how long the arm, the elbow is stick to the body
The second version, the hit is with fist and the hand opens when goes back
Third version open hand when go out, and fist when comes back.
All the versions, the most important is the way of the arm! Those who are not absolute beginners, the stance is horse stance !
First the way of the arm must be practiced well for all three version. The next step is the arm and body connection usage. The body and arm movement is opposite direction … how to use it.. see
The arm use force and stick to the body, do not lose the tension. The shower time is good for practice as well.
Fist shape and hit basics as taught to the little boy
HeJingHan BaguaQuan, Baguazhang Teaching Taipei.
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Bagua Quan Foundation Training
Taipei Yonghe district
Class Schedule for Baqua quan application
Every Saturday AM 08:00 – 11.00
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Every Saturday AM 11:00 – 13.00