The Whirling Circles of Ba Gua Zhang

The Whirling Circles of Ba Gua Zhang

The Art and Legends of the Eight Trigram Palm

Author: Frank Allen, Tina Chunna Zhang

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This is the most complete book on the art of Ba Gua Zhang ever presented in English. It tells the story of the history and legends of the art and its most famous masters as well as presenting the basic training, forms, fighting and weapons of Ba Gua Zhang. The text also includes a new translation of the classic Ba Gua 36 songs and 48 Methods as well as the Daoist meditation roots of the art and the method in which Ba Gua becomes at its ultimate level a physical and energetic manifestation of the Chinese Classic of Change, the Yi Jing. This book will be of interest not only to practitioners and enthusiasts of Ba Gua Zhang, but also to everyone who is interested in the history, philosophy and methods of Chinese Internal Martial Arts.

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Release Date: 2007-06-26
Paperback 9781583941898

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