Shang-style Xingyi Quan DVD Series

Demonstrated by Li Hong

About the performer: Seventh Dan of Chinese Wushu
Second Generation Headmaster of Shang-style Xingyi Quan

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Interlinked Double Broadswords
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Duration: 50 min
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  In Xingyi Quan, we appreciate a lot on "weapon and quan together as a whole." No matter how short or long, single or double, there are different weapons for different boxing. In the year 1936, my grandfather master Shang Yuanxiang demonstrated this set at the Performing Wushu Meeting for Relieving The People in Yellow River Disaster in Peiping and aroused the martial arts world. My father Li Wenbin was good at this broadsword and understood the essence. Here I demonstrate the set for you and hope you will get an understanding of the traditional Xingyi Quan and its weapons.

Five-element Broadsword
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  Xingyi Five-element Broadsword is derived from the traditional Xingyi Five-element Broadsword. The Xingyi Five-element Broadsword is Chop (Pi), Snap (Beng), Drill (Zuan), Cannon (Pao), and Crosscut (Heng) for staring practice and then we learn the routine to show the complete force in this set. Less change, but it is the key to learning force and weapons. Then we show the special elegance and the stability of Xingyi weapons.

Liuhe Sword
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Duration: 49 min
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  Xingyi Liuhe Sword is derived from the Traditional Xingyi Liuhe Quan. The former name of it is Xinyi Liuhe Quan and Liuhe Quan. It is the name of one kind of Quan. Here we mainly talk about the technique and the requirements of Xingyi Liuhe Sword. Besides the three internal and external conformities, it requires cooperation with advancing, retreating, turning, and folding with force. It shows the affluent content of Xingyi weapon with quite special distribution. Through my demonstration, I hope you can understand it more.

Twelve-style Quan
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Duration: 99 min, 115
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  Xingyi Twelve-style Quan is imitated from the living style and fighting form of 12 animals, including dragon, tiger, monkey, horse, crocodile, cock, swallow, sparrow, hawk, snake, falcon, eagle, and bear. Adding more hand techniques, body techniques, leg techniques, and footwork makes it rich and powerful. It aims to improve people's health, change their mettle, and enhance longevity, practice different energy and improve actual combat.
Xingyi Twelve-style Quan is derived from Xinyi Quan (Xinyi Liuhe Quan) with 10 big forms - dragon, monkey, horse, cock, swallow, sparrow, hawk, snake, eagle, and bear. It was passed down by Dai Longbang. The originator of Xingyi Quan, Li Luoneng, added crocodile style and Falcon style to create Xingyi Quan and made it like Xinyi Quan. But they are different in many theories and Xingyi Quan is more complete in combat skills.

Five-element Sword
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  The traditional weapons of Xingyi Quan--the Xingyi Five-element Sword is Chop (Pi), Snap (Beng), Drill (Zuan), Cannon (Pao), and Crosscut (Heng) for starting practice and then we learn the routine to show the complete force in this set. Less change, but it is the key to learning force and weapons. Then we show the special elegance and stability of Xingyi sword.

Liuhe Broadsword
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Duration: 49 min
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  Xingyi Liuhe Broadsword is derived from the Traditional Xingyi Liuhe Quan. The former name of it is Xinyi Liuhe Quan and Liuhe Quan. It is the name of one kind of Quan. Here we mainly talk about the technique and the requirements of Xingyi Liuhe broadsword. Beside the three internal conformities, it requires cooperation with advancing, retreating, turning, and folding with force. It shows the affluent content of Xingyi weapon with quite special distribution. Through my demonstration, I hope you can understand more.

Xingyi Twelve Hong Chui
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Duration: 55 min
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  Xingyiquan is one of the major, excellent, traditional Chinese wushu styles and it gains wide popularity from wushu lovers home and abroad. Li Wenbin, one of the famous "ten great wushu masters" in China, practiced wushu from a very young age. He was the last disciple of Shang Yunxiang, a great master of Xingyiquan. He acquired the essence of Xingyiquan. Li Hong, the son of Li Wenbin, is the gainer of the seventh Dan of Chinese Wushu and the second generation headmaster of Shang-style Xingyiquan.
Xingyi Twelve Hong Chui (Big Hammer) uses the fist through the routine, so it's called Chui (Hammer), with more changes and difficulty. It includes advancing, retreating, rotating and turning, or bundling, unfolding, withdrawing and sending. There are both basic techniques and high skills in it. So you don't rigidly adhere to techniques and should play to the score in actual combat.

Xingyi Interlinked Spear
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Duration: 51 min
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  Xingyiquan is one of the major, excellent, traditional Chinese wushu styles and it gains wide popularity from wushu lovers home and abroad. Li Wenbin, one of the famous "ten great wushu masters" in China, practiced wushu from a very young age. He was the last disciple of Shang Yunxiang, a great master of Xingyiquan. He acquired the essence of Xingyiquan. Li Hong, the son of Li Wenbin, is the gainer of the seventh Dan of Chinese Wushu and the second generation headmaster of Shang-style Xingyiquan.
The spear is called "the king of all weapons" all through the ages. In practice, it is sometimes hard and sometimes soft. It gives you the sense of being up and down and the grace of changing. It impresses others by the vigor and sense of jumping and turning up and down, being so changeable that it makes it hard for others to predict. The Xingyi spear pays attention to the movement of raising, dropping, turning, and drilling. The waist is the source of power with both hands helping and supporting each other. The attacking and defending perform as a whole. The force and power of the "outward parry, inward parry, and thrusting" of Xingyi Spear is greatly different from that of the "tilting, coving, and thrusting" or other spears.

Xingyi Linked Sword
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Duration: 60 min
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  Xingyiquan is one of the major, excellent, traditional Chinese wushu styles and it gains wide popularity from wushu lovers home and abroad. Li Wenbin, one of the famous "ten great wushu masters" in China, practiced wushu from a very young age. He was the last disciple of Shang Yunxiang, a great master of Xingyiquan. He acquired the essence of Xingyiquan. Li Hong, the son of Li Wenbin, is the gainer of the seventh Dan of Chinese Wushu and the second generation headmaster of Shang-style Xingyiquan.
The application of Xingyi force and methods are the same as those on the swords. But it is quite different from that of the other ordinary swords. It requires transferring the hand's force into the sword. Thus it is said that the sword is the extension of the arm and can be brought into practice freely.

Xingyi Interlinked Broadsword
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Duration: 49 min
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  Xingyiquan is one of the major, excellent, traditional Chinese wushu styles and it gains wide popularity from wushu lovers home and abroad. Li Wenbin, one of the famous "ten great wushu masters" in China, practiced wushu from a very young age. He was the last disciple of Shang Yunxiang, a great master of Xingyiquan. He acquired the essence of Xingyiquan. Li Hong, the son of Li Wenbin, is the gainer of the seventh Dan of Chinese Wushu and the second generation headmaster of Shang-style Xingyiquan.
The most significant feature and advantage of traditional Xingyi traditional weapon is that the quan and weapon perform as a whole. The chopping broadsword and chopping palm of Shang-style Xingyi are the same in the force using of "three driving force": waist drives shoulder, shoulder drives elbow, elbow drives wrist. It does not use the arm force individually, but uses borrowing force to chop, push, and rub. Not only should it require the power of the waist, but also makes the foot and hand reach the point at the same time.

Xingyi Mixture Styles Quan
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Duration: 55 min
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  Xingyiquan is one of the major, excellent, traditional Chinese wushu styles and it gains wide popularity from wushu lovers home and abroad. Li Wenbin, one of the famous "ten great wushu masters" in China, practiced wushu from a very young age. He was the last disciple of Shang Yunxiang, a great master of Xingyiquan. He acquired the essence of Xingyiquan. Li Hong, the son of Li Wenbin, is the gainer of the seventh Dan of Chinese Wushu and the second generation headmaster of Shang-style Xingyiquan.
Xingyi Mixture Styles Quan is widespread, with the distance of the routine quite different. On the basis of demonstrating the way of applying force by some part of the body, it has its own unique power and appreciativeness. From different movement structure and requirements, the method of applying force demonstrates the panorama of twelve styles.

Xingyi Comprehensive Paired Practice
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Duration: 60 min
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  Xingyi Quan is one kind of traditional Chinese wushu and it gains wide popularity from wushu lovers home and abroad. Li Wenbin, one of the Top Ten Wushu Masters of China, practiced wushu from a very young age. He was the last disciple of Chang Yuanxiang, a great master of Xingyiquan. He has deep study and understanding of the essence of the Xingyiquan. Li Hong, the son of Li Wenbin, is the second headmaster of Shang-style Xingyi Quan, national first class judge of Wushu and the Seventh Dan of Chinese Wushu.
This set of Xingyi Comprehensive Paired Practice contains more changes of movements, force, and direction on base of traditional Xingyiquan. If reflects the Xingyi Quan's feature of "hard attacking and hard advancing" and the unique attacking techniques of "closing to body and applying force." The circle of Xingyiquan gives high praise for the creative thought of this set.

Xingyi Liuhe Quan and Eight-form Quan
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Duration: 64 min
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  Xingyiquan is one of the major, excellent, traditional Chinese wushu styles and it gains wide popularity from wushu lovers home and abroad. Li Wenbin, one of the famous "ten great wushu masters" in China, practiced wushu from a very young age. He was the last disciple of Shang Yunxiang, a great master of Xingyiquan. He acquired the essence of Xingyiquan. Li Hong, the son of Li Wenbin, is the gainer of the seventh Dan of Chinese Wushu and the second generation headmaster of Shang-style Xingyiquan.
Xingyi Liuhe Quan emphasizes holding the fists while chopping with the forearm like an axe. It is real hacking palm of being "like axe and belonging to metal." Its force does not only come out from the shoulder, elbows, and joints of the hands, but also from the forearm between the elbow and hand. It is very unique in its attacking technique. Eight-form Quan has a significant feature of being "striking once encountering the hands with swift and solid power in each form." Though the movements do not stretch as other routine, it has more movements of changing hand forms and changing force. In practice, they change more with emphasis on "harmony of the upper body and the lower one, the unity of the inner and outer power, the uniform of the whole body."

Xingyi Protecting-body Cannon Paired Practice
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Duration: 56 min
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  Xingyi Quan is one kind of traditional Chinese wushu and it gains wide popularity from wushu lovers home and abroad. Li Wenbin, one of the Top Ten Wushu Masters of China, practiced wushu from a very young age. He was the last disciple of Chang Yuanxiang, a great master of Xingyiquan. He has deep study and understanding of the essence of the Xingyiquan. Li Hong, the son of Li Wenbin, is the second headmaster of Shang-style Xingyi Quan, national first class judge of Wushu and the Seventh Dan of Chinese Wushu.
Xingyi Protecting-body Cannon is a traditional Xingyi set of paired practice that gains wide popularity. It requires the force to be applied out in forward step, advancing step, twisting step, and retreating step, and the body should move as a whole. The force is sometimes strong or soft, sometimes fast or slow. If two people practice it for a long time and think of the change of force, quickness and slowness, stability and flexibility, and distance, it can improve the coordination of the whole body and have good effects of knowing well of force and increasing the mind of attacking and defending.

Xingyi Linked Staff
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Duration: 56 min
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  Xingyiquan is one of the major, excellent, traditional Chinese wushu styles and it gains wide popularity from wushu lovers home and abroad. Li Wenbin, one of the famous "ten great wushu masters" in China, practiced wushu from a very young age. He was the last disciple of Shang Yunxiang, a great master of Xingyiquan. He acquired the essence of Xingyiquan. Li Hong, the son of Li Wenbin, is the gainer of the seventh Dan of Chinese Wushu and the second generation headmaster of Shang-style Xingyiquan.
In general staff, it is said that "the staff play covers a large range." It means that the force is on the front of the staff. Xingyi staff and Quan have the same principles, using "three driving force." It uses the waist as the axis, the fulcrum as the source of power. It is similar to the principle of using a lever to increase power. Its movements are not in big frame because it prefers the movements to be agile and easy to change, quick, strong, and firm. Applying the force of the waist can inflict heavy injury on the opponent's bone and nerves rather than skin and muscle.

Xingyi Five Elements Restraining Each Other and Counterwork Hammers
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Duration: 61 min
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  Five Elements Restraining Each Other is a popular dual routine in traditional Xingyiquan. It includes five kinds of powers (chop, snap, drill, cannon, and crosscut) being increased and corresponded with metal, water, wood, fire, and earth. When you practice, you should practice according to the theory of five elements restraining. The movements seem simple, but it is profound in essence. It is a hypothetic, coherent, face-to-face fight for the purpose of fostering the consciousness of attack and defense and the accuracy and flexibility of the movements of the body, hands, and feet. Counterwork Hammers is a traditional dual routine in Xingyiquan. Two persons represent attack and defend by fist methods, showing the characteristic of "Punch lie place of ox." You can use any parts of the body to fight. Don't be limited in rulers, but try to release power well.

Xingyi Sword Dual Practice
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Duration: 58 min
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  Xingyiquan is one of the major, excellent, traditional Chinese wushu styles and it gains wide popularity from wushu lovers home and abroad. Li Wenbin, one of the famous "ten great wushu masters" in China, practiced wushu from a very young age. He was the last disciple of Shang Yunxiang, a great master of Xingyiquan. He acquired the essence of Xingyiquan. Li Hong, the son of Li Wenbin, is the gainer of the seventh Dan of Chinese Wushu and the second generation headmaster of Shang-style Xingyiquan.
Xingyiquan Sword Dual Practice was created by Li Wenbin on the basis of mastering the quan and weapons. It pays much attention to the Xingyi force and the style of "hard attacking and hard advance." It emphasizes the power of Xingyi and the style of forcefully attacking. Through the swift change of sword method and the variety of the methods of body, hand, and footwork, it requires no knocks between sword and sword. Thus it has special requirements on the force, distance, and body of practitioners.

 

 

 

 
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Language: Mandarin Chinese
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