Xingyiquan & Baguazhang Kung Fu
The Art of Moving the Body with Intention
As Taoist internal martial arts, Form & Intention Fist, and Eight Trigrams Palm, are rare and ancient styles of Chinese Kung Fu which are revered for their unique ability to develop a natural and powerful system of unified mind-and-whole-body connected movement. Combining effective real world self-defense with meditation, these internal arts promote health, strength, longevity, flexibility, confidence, mindfulness, clarity of thought, and unity of body & mind.
American swordsmanship, like HEMA has been carefully reconstructed from the original training manuals and pressure tested in order to revive the art as accurately as possible. Historical fencing has a rich written tradition in America, spanning from 1734 in colonial Jamestown with the printing of the first American book on smallsword fencing, to the last official US military swordsmanship manual written by famous U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (later General) George S. Patton in 1914.