The footwork patterns in feudal martial routines retain the footprints of the ancestors. Bajiquan is a distinct martial art with linear movement descending from dynamic formation drilling of ancient warriors.
Razor’s character (Wang Kar Wai’s film) as a secret agent/Bajiquan fighter is inspired by Liu Yun Qiao and his teacher Li Shuwen. Liu Yun Qiao is the security consultant and instructor of Chiang Kai-shek’s bodyguards in 1970s. Liu Yun Qiao sought to develop abilities in … Continue readingThe Grandmaster Motion Picture – Bajiquan