Shaolin Baji Quan is one of the excellent routines of Shaolin wushu, its characteristics are imposing, vigorous and fierce, its has six methods of opening such as catching firmly, moving firmly, touching firmly, pressing firmly and bumping firmly, its methods of hand are warding off, getting close, pressing, sticking, twisting, catching, hanging, pounding, picking, lifting, and the methods of leg such as stamping, flicking, kicking, stumbling, hooking, trampling and treading.
It is said, "Practicing Taiji can bring peace to the country and exercising Baji can bring stability to the world."
The Baji Quan was created by Lai Lantian, at the 47th year of Kangxi emperor's reign, he came into Song Mountain Shaolin Temple and interchanged wushu skills with two Zen masters, Ru Rong and Ru Lang, and then instructed the Baji Quan to Shaolin monks, after the demonstration from generation by generation, formed the Shaolin Baji Quan.
This introductory tutorial is a practical routine in Shaolin Kungfu. Movements such as tumbling, hammer and strike that should be conducted forcefully and quickly as if fighting a tiger in a forest. While performing, you should move like the wind, stand like a nail with your eyes as bright as lightning and flash your punches on the enemy. All of the movements are conducted almost in one breath.
Release Date: 07 December 2009