Tag Archives: Yiquan

Beijing MA Trip – Dachengquan of M Deng Fuli

During my trip to Beijing over the Chinese National Holiday, I made several visits to Tiantan park, which is one of the hotspots of CMA activity in Beijing. In addition to the taijiquan groups which can be found in any … Continue reading

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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 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 – 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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