Ba Gua Zhang (Pa Kua Chang) means Eight Trigrams Palm. The trigrams or Gua are ancient symbols used to represent all natural phenomena in the classic Chinese ‘Book of Changes’ or Yi Jing.
Zhang means palm and designates Ba Gua Zhang as a style of martial art, which emphasizes the use of the open hand instead of the closed fist.
Saturday Oct. 5th, 10am – 4pm
This seminar will continue to deepen the students understanding, building on the foundation of the Single and Double Palm Changes and teaching the first four Animal Palm Changes of the Baguazhang of Sun Lutang.
Previous knowledge of Baguazhang and the Single and Double Palm Change are helpful but not required to participate in this seminar.
Want to learn, or refresh your memory on the Single and Double Palm Changes before the seminar?
Workshop on the Single and Double Palm Changes:
Friday October 4th, 7-9pm – $40
Call/Text/Email to reserve your spot at this workshop or schedule a private lesson now.
Sun’s Bagua is a unique internal style of Chinese martial art that emphasizes fighting techniques that use the open hand to strike & grapple while employing footwork to obtain a superior angle, before throwing the opponent, (like in Judo) hard to the ground.
The content of this seminar will include:
- Warm Up Exercises
- Body Mechanics
- Clinch Fighting and Throwing
- Striking with Palms, as well as Knee, Elbow, and Kicking techniques
- Detailed Instruction on the First Four Animal Palm Changes:
- Lion Palm
- Qilin Palm
- Snake Palm
- Sparrowhawk Palm
After the seminar student will understand the fighting strategy of Sun Style Baguazhang. Additionally they will have a practical understanding of the first four Animal Palm Changes and their application in self-defence.
No previous experience necessary
Please Pre-register to receive discount.
$125 for Academy members, $135 others
$150 full price at the door
Price includes FREE lunch.
10:00 am Seminar Begins with warm-up.
12:30 pm Lunch (Included FREE)
4:00 pm Seminar ends
4:00 pm FREE open floor for sparring begins