This book outlines the history of Pa-kuaa style of boxing based on the eight (pa) trigrams (kua) of the I Chingand gives a thorough account of the philosophy behind the art. It also presents to the West for the first the orthodox style of the last Chinese Pa-kua master Wang Shu-chin. Described in great detail and fully illustrated are the basic techniques, the eight palm shapes, and the eight traditional methods of "walking the circle." Guided by this easy-to-follow text, the student of Pa-kua can probe deeply into the hitherto hidden secrets of one of the most complete systems of self-defense ever developed.
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|Size: ||4.1 MB|
|Publisher: ||Tuttle Publishing|
|Date published: || 1990|
|ISBN: ||9781462906222 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|