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Reminiscences of Yao Zongxun part IV

A: Some people say that M Yao was conservative, that he didn’t teach openly, how would you respond to this? C: It wasn’t like that. A lot of people learnt Yiquan from M Yao, both on the health and martial … Continue reading

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Reminiscences of Yao Zongxun – pt III

A: You mentioned punchbag work just now. Is there a process to this too, or did students just start straightaway? C: There’s a sequence to everything. M Yao divided our punchbag training into several stages. First we hit small cotton … Continue reading

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Reminiscences of Yao Zongxun – An Interview with Cui Ruibin, part I

I have been interested in Yiquan (‘intention boxing’), also known as Dachengquan (Great Achievement Boxing), the chinese martial art famous for its focus on the practice of ‘zhan zhuang’ (stake standing) as a training method for a while now. I came … Continue reading

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