Tag Archives: Yao Zongxun

Old photos of Yiquan training

Just came across some photos of Yao Zongxun teaching Yiquan (from this site) in the 80s that I thought would be of interest to all the Yiquan guys out there: The context for these photos is that they were taken … 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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