Zhan Zhuang - Standing Meditation
The is one of the many standing still positions used in the internal martial arts of Yiquan, which develops internal strength and vitality.
Yi Quan - Mind-Intent Boxing
Wang Xiangzhai (1885-1963)
Founder of the Yiquan System
Yiquan is a relatively new system created by the Great Grand Master Wang Xiangzhai. He was highly influenced by Xingyiquan but was also greatly inspired by baguazhang, taijiquan, baihequan (white crane kung-fu) and western boxing. He traveled all over China meeting with many masters, comparing skills with them and exchanging experiences. After a lifetime of practice and research into many different kinds of martial arts, Wang became one of the first Chinese masters to teach openly to benefit the public. He was one of the greatest masters of Chinese martial arts of the 20th century.