(Hsing I Chuan)
Form & Intention Fist
Xingyiquan is an ancient style of Chinese Kung Fu and Taoist internal martial art, which teaches self defense and meditation while promoting health, strength, longevity, well being, flexibility, clarity of thought, and unity of body & mind.
As a martial art, Xingyiquan employs, direct tactics using coordinated movements to generate extreme bursts of power to overwhelm the opponent, simultaneously attacking and defending. Forms include barehanded and weapons sequences, based upon the movements and fighting behavior of twelve animals and five elements. Training also includes Qin Na, or joint locking and manipulation, vital point striking, as well as qigong, internal exercises and meditation.