August 28, 2016

World Congress on Qigong, Tai Chi, and TCM

A wide array of experts will present dozens of seminars at the 17th Annual World Congress on Qigong, Tai Chi, and Traditional Chinese Medicine, September 2-5, 2016, in San Francisco. See East West Qi for further information.

New Book on Internal Martial Arts

The Journal of Asian Martial Arts has produced another collection of articles, this one on the sister arts to taijiquan of bagua and xingyi. Taijiquan students may find interesting elements of overlap.

 Bagua & Xingyi: An Intersection of the Straight and Curved
Via Media, 2016

• Single Palm Change: Bagua's Core Movement by Allen Pittman
• Yin Style Baguazhang: Hidden Treasure of Chinese Martial Arts by James Smith, Ph.D.; Matt Bild, Trans.
• How Baguazhang Incorporates Theory from the Book of Changes by Travis Joern
• Baguazhang in the Hong Yixiang Tradition by Hong Dzehan, with Christopher Bates and Robert Lin-i Yu
• Some Insights into Xingyiquan: Interview with Luo Dexiu by Dietmar Stubenbaum and Marcus Brinkmann
• American Boxing and Chinese Xingyi: A Comparison by Robert Lin-yi Yu, M.A.
• Hong Yixiang and Five Fists Xingyi Boxing in Old Taipei by Robert Lin-yi Yu, M.A.
• Insights From the Home of Xingyiquan by Stanley E. Henning, M.A.
• Che Style Xingyiquan in Taiwan as Taught by Dr. Wu Chaoxiang by Stanley E. Henning, M.A.
• One Source, Four Images: Fu Yonghui's Sixiang Boxing by Shannon Phelps, M.A., M.Div.
• Internal Martial Arts of Taiwan: An Interview with Marcus Brinkman by Kevin Craig, M.A.
• Throwing Techniques in the Internal Martial Arts: An Elucidation of the Guiding Principle of
• Sticking and Following by Tim Cartmell, B.A.