Chinese Martial Arts

Pa Kua Chang

Pa Kua Chang

Pa Kua Chang is a Chinese Martial Art thought to have been created in the middle of the 19th century by Tung Hai Ch’uan (Dong Haichuan). It is characterized by complex palm turning, evasive footwork, walking the circle exercises, a circular nature, Taoist philosophy, ‘internal emphasis’ and excellent tactics and strategy. It also happens to …

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kung fu

Kung Fu

Chinese martial arts, also referred to by the Mandarin Chinese term wushu (simplified Chinese: 武术; traditional Chinese: 武術; pinyin: wǔshù) and popularly as kung fu (Chinese: 功夫; pinyin: gōngfu), are a number of fighting styles that have developed over the centuries in China. These fighting styles are often classified according to common traits, identified as “families” (家, jiā), “sects” (派, pài) …

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