HSING I CHUAN / XING YI QUAN
Form Intention Fist-Boxing
Direct and Effective Fighting System | Simple Fist Forms Based on Five Elements Theory

Internal Martial Art that Develops More YANG Masculine Energy

Its Core 5 Fist Forms Follow the Principles of Chinese Medicine's Five Phases Theory

Greatly Increases Martial Spirit and Practical Fighting Skills

 

 

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Pao Quan - Canon Fist | fire element

The photo above, top left, is a posture from one of the five short fist forms practiced in the internal martial art of Xingyiquan, called Pao Chuan or Canon Fist. In the system of Five Elements/Phases theory of Chinese Medicine, it is the physical representation of the Fire Element.

Xingyiquan - brother art to Taijiquan
Even though Xingyiquan follows the same core principles as its sister arts of Taijiquan and Baguazhang, its still considered to be a more ferocious internal martial arts style in comparison, focusing on developing YANG/masculine energy and warrior like spirit. Its simple and direct five fist forms may not look very pretty or impressive, but are highly effective in combat.


San Ti Shi - trinity stance
Above, Spring 2002 Taipei, Taiwan - Hsin Beitou hot springs garden. Joseph holding Xingyiquan's signature posture called "San Ti Shi" or "trinity stance."

 

Summer 2000, Boulder Colorado, Joseph learning a Xingyiquan fighting application from Master Luo De Xiu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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