Hsing-I Ch'uan / xingyiquan Hsing I, or "mind-form boxing," is considered the oldest of the classical "internal martial arts." Originally designed as a method for training troops in formation, in the late nineteenth century, some schools of hsing-i became increasingly "soft" and "internal." The methods described here fall into the category of "soft," yet powerful.
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The Eight Diagram Palm. Ba Gua Zhang / also written baguazhang and pa-kua chang, is a mulitple opponent self-defense art. Aficionados consider it the most advanced and complex of the classic internal martial arts. The movements and applications of the art are designed to NOT engage an opponent straight on, but instead, through evasive turns, coiling, and circular counter-measures.