direct student of Late Great Master Wang Xiang Zhai, the founder of
Yiquan, Master Li Jiang Yu from Beijing China teaches the secrets of
the Internal Martial Arts that have evaded the western world till now.
only will you be able to learn the health postures for both young and
old but you will learn the magic of 5000 years tradition of fitness and
self defence as taught by China's most important Masters like Wang Xian
Zhai, Guo Yun Shen, Yao Zongxun and now Li Jian Yu. This video includes
health posts, combat posts, stepping and moving, fa li (power
exertion),pushing hands and martial applications with a partner.
80, Master Li still brings brilliantly these almost forgotten secrets
into the new millenium and reveal body mind exercises jealously
preserved in most internal martial arts systems. Useful tactics and
techniques in pushing hands are performed effortless while defeating
his much higher and heavier opponent, demonstrating his constant
ability to use his whole body power with superior alignment within
physical confrontation. All essential skills to dominate opponent in
pure combat situation.
Tao of Yi-Chuan
- Way of the Focused Fist by Li Jiang Yu
duration 55 mn - 4 avi files - Chinese
English - 55 minutes
Total duration: 55 mn - English subtitle.
Li Jiang Yu's DVD "Tao of Yi Chuan" is probably the cream of the crop
in Martial Art DVDs. It is such a treat to learn from one of the rare
surviving 2nd generation Yi Chuan master.
Chuan is a rare martial art noted for its simplicity, tremendous health
benefits and stunningly powerful fighting techniques. However, with the
passing away of founder Wang Xiang Zhay and most of his students, this
art is quickly become an endangered species. Master Li Jiang Yu's DVD
will help to preserve this art... Master Li Jiang Yu's DVD contains
everything in Yi Chuan, including Standing Meditation, Testing of
force, Footwork, Push hands, Power release or Issuing force, Animal
Play and many self defense techniques. Master Li is very generous in
sharing Yi Chuan's secrets. Nothing is left out! The DVD is also
enjoyable to watch. It has beautiful music background, set in the scene
of an oriental garden in Beijing, with Master Li standing in the rain.
Master Li gives instruction in English and Mandarin Chinese, with
further clarification in English by a narrator. Master Li's
demonstation of using relaxation and no muscular force to neutralize
and uproot an opponent much heavier is very impressive."
do not have access to a teacher of Yi Chuan/i Chuan/ Da Cheng Quan.
This movie is a good reference for people like me. Master Li is very
impressive for someone 40 years old, even though he is almost 80 in
this video. He speaks in chinese and english, but it is hard to
understand a lot of what he says because he has a mic taped to him. He
covers all of the basics in the video. The health stances, the combat
stances, the stepping and moving, the fa li and he shows pushing hands
and applications with a partner. The video was remade from a VHS video
so the quality is not DVD, but it is still very good. I wish there were
some more videos of Master Li, especially more instructional
explanations. But this video is still very good.
you are like me, and do not have access to a good teacher, then I
highly recommend this video for your reference. I would also recommend
Sifu Fong Ha's Yiquan DVD for you as well."
Classics Video: THE
TAO OF YI-CHUAN by Li Jiang Yu (avi file)
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