Quan is an extremely direct
and forward attacking
art. It does not have the mysterious and sometimes difficult
to grasp concepts of other martial arts, Xingyi is more
aggressive and can be a faster route to achieving real
skill in fighting.
comprises 5 different
angled fists which are practiced repeatedly
to develop rapid power and effectiveness.
There are also 12
animal styles within the system which add
variations and themes to the 5 fists.
1: Basic & Conditioning
Xing Yi the stance of ‘San
trinity posture is used to develop and emphasise power.
This static standing in San Ti is the main conditioning tool
in the system and helps to nurture a supporting power to allow
the five animal requirements to develop inside the body.
2: 5 Fists
this power involves “fixed
step” movements which are used to find, test
and develop opposite power and explosive power. The “follow
step” is then used to increase this attacking
force, this adds the other two powers of screwing power and
3: 12 animal forms with
linking forms at intervals.
4: Linking forms The
qualities of flexibility and speed in Xingyi are developed
through various linking forms. These sets effectively train
forward and backward movements, coordinating the hands, legs
and eyes in one continuous attack.
5: Application and variations of all techniques
also plays a very important role within this art and is the
culmination and application of various 2 man partner drills.
Why do you want to learn Xing yi?
Have you generated power already?
How are the six harmonies linked with San ti?
What core points should be maintained in 5 fists?
Have you practised 2 men drill? And appreciate the important.
Have you practise 12 animal forms seriously and applied