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BaQua Zhang or Eight Trigram palm is eight specific palm defenses. Each is practiced eight times leading up to 64 palms. The palms once understood can lead to an infinite number of methods and practice concerning how to move with them and their usage.
BaQua Zhang is practiced on a circle. This is to root the body and connect the mind, breath as well as the spirit.
One practices in a relaxed, slow fashion. Practiced properly it also can strengthen and return health to the practitioner. It is excellent for stretching and stamina. Loose comfortable clothes should be worn.
Instructor: Mark Fedran