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We like: Han’s baji tree practice

Hitting trees is big in some of the traditional styles in CMA as a form of “hardening” exercises if you don’t have a partner around. I remember once in Beijing hitting trees in the area near my apartment, when an old woman came up to me and scolded me for “destroying” the precious trees. Anyway, I had to move on to another patch of trees. Maybe we’ll open a new series “men who hate trees”, if we can find more good tree hitting clips. Continue reading

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We like: An Wushu – Baji Basics

In this clip An Jian Qiu shows some Baji basics and applications. He seems to do a lot of hard Qigong and shows of some fali here. Some might find it a little too much on the posing side, but … Continue reading

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