Xing Yi Quan: Twelve Animals, Applications- DVD

Xing Yi Quan (Hsing I Chuan) Twelve Animals Kung Fu & Applications BY Liang shu, Dr. Yang Jing Min

By Liang, Shou-yu & Dr. Yang Jing Ming

Xingyiquan (Hsing I Chuan)- Master the Art of Twelve Animals Kung Fu (Gongfu) Xingyiquan (Hsing I Chuan), or 'Shape-Mind Fist' is a well-known Chinese internal martial art, similar to Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan). Xingyiquan imitates the movements and inner characteristics of twelve animals — the Dragon, Tiger, Monkey, Horse, Water Lizard, Chicken, Harrier, Swallow, Snake, Chinese Ostrich, Eagle and Bear. Mastery of these animal forms gives you a variety of simple and effective fighting techniques. Xingyi training also builds your Qi (energy) for improved health, and your muscular strength for incredible power and vitality. The fundamental postures are demonstrated, including the Five Phases, with explanations of their relationships to Five Elements Theory. Senior students demonstrate the two-person Five Phases Matching exercise and Linking sequence, which improve your reaction speed and attack/counterattack skills. Lastly, the Xingyiquan sequence and each of the twelve animal forms with martial applications are shown. This DVD compliments the book "Xingyiquan", by Master Liang Shou-Yu and Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming (YMAA). DVD Directed by Dr. Yang. (He does not appear in this program) SPECIAL FEATURES: Multi-Language Menus/Subtitles: English, Spanish • An Shen Pao slideshow • Interactive YMAA Catalog with 50 Additional Minutes of Preview Trailers for All YMAA Video

  • Deepen your Understanding for Great Xingyi
  • Inspiration and Advice for a Lifetime of Practice
  • For All Levels of Experience

Dr.Yang, Jwing-Mingis a renowned author and teacher of Chinese martial arts and Qigong. Born in Taiwan, he was trained and taught Taijiquan and Qigong for 35 years. He is the author of 30 books. Dr. Yang, Inside Kungfu Magazine’s Man of the Year in 1990, lives in Newton, Massachusetts

Master Liang, Shou-Yu is one of China’s top coaches and a past judge for numerous national martial arts competitions in China. He is the chair person and coach for the School of Physical Education at the University of British Columbia, as well as head coach of the First & Second Canadian National Wushu Team. Master Liang lives in Vancouver, B.C.

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