March 15, 2011

Baguazhang in the Movies

Posted in art, film, martial arts at 1:01 am by Jerry

Though it’s hard for me to recognize any outward appearances* of the kind of internal training I would expect in an experienced Baguazhang practitioner, I still enjoy the artistic style of the Baguazhang portrayed by the actors/martial artists (with black shirts) in these two movies.

*A strong upright structure rooted in every step with the parts of the body moving as one unit in a circular fashion. For example..