Characterized by its fluid (serpent/dragon-like) movements with complex coiling and spiraling, the style is dynamic with intricate footwork patterns. Close-in fighting, wrestling/ restraint, and ancient halberd strategy are Interlinking Body attributes descending from monastic warriors.
“We have a brain for one reason and one reason only ― that’s to produce adaptable and complex movements. Movement is the only way we have affecting the world around us … I believe that to understand movement is to understand the whole brain. And … Continue readingMovement – Martial Intelligence Through Nature
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