Schools: Canada | Finland | France | Hawaii | USA

Category: Premium content

This area is showing all our premium articles. if you want to read them please enroll as member.


Splitting with the Mandarin Duck Knives

Image for Splitting with the Mandarin Duck Knives

Footage from the 2016 IAI Mandarin Duck Knife Seminar in NYC: Tom Bisio teaching the various methods of Splitting with the Mandarin Duck Knives, one of the unique weapons taught in Ba Gua Zhang.
Read More…

Daoist Rejuvenation Exercise

Image for Daoist Rejuvenation Exercise

This simple yet efficacious health exercise is attributed to Dr. Ma Li Tang. It takes just 5-10 minutes to complete, needs no special grounds or equipment, and can be done anywhere, at any time.
Read More…

Li Zi Ming Performs the 64 Linear Forms of Liang Style Ba Gua Zhang – Line 5

Image for Li Zi Ming Performs the 64 Linear Forms of Liang Style Ba Gua Zhang – Line 5

Master Li Zi Ming’s expression of the 64 Linear Hands of Ba Gua Zhang (Liu Shi Si Shou) was captured in a series of drawings and articles that were republished by his daughter Li Xiu Ren (李秀仁). The drawings were made from original photos of Master Li and they convey his power and spirit when performing the 64 forms. Many thanks to Li Xiu Ren for making this material available. Here we present the fifth line of eight forms. Translation by Huang Guo Qi.
Read More…

Li Zi Ming Performs the 64 Linear Forms of Liang Style Ba Gua Zhang – Line 4

Image for Li Zi Ming Performs the 64 Linear Forms of Liang Style Ba Gua Zhang – Line 4

Master Li Zi Ming’s expression of the 64 Linear Hands of Ba Gua Zhang (Liu Shi Si Shou) was captured in a series of drawings and articles that were republished by his daughter Li Xiu Ren (李秀仁).  The drawings were made from original photos of Master Li and they convey his power and spirit when performing the 64 forms. Many thanks to Li Xiu Ren for making this material available. Here we present the fourth line of eight forms. Translation by Huang Guo Qi.
Read More…

The Immortal Crane Flies Into the Sky

Image for The Immortal Crane Flies Into the Sky

Another simple, yet profound Qi Gong exercise from Dr. Ma Li Tang that harmonizes Yin and Yang. The movements help you to connect with and absorb Yang Qi from Heaven and Yin Qi from Earth. This harmonizes Yin and Yang in the body.
Read More…

Slicing Saber

Image for Slicing Saber

Tom Bisio performs sections 1 and 2 of the Ba Gua Slicing Rotating Saber as taught by Master Gao Ji Wu in Beijing. The Slicing Rotating Saber is the foundational saber method, one of three saber methods taught in Liang Style Ba Gua Zhang.
Read More…

Daoism and the Immortal Lü Dong Bin: Part 2

Image for Daoism and the Immortal Lü Dong Bin: Part 2

Many texts are attributed to the Doaist Immortal Lü Dong Bin 呂洞賓(Lü Tung-Pin). This article presents some of his poems and a translation of the 100 character stone stele, which discusses the Cultivation of Qi and the Inner Elixir.

Read More…

Li Zi Ming Performs the 64 Linear Forms of Liang Style Ba Gua Zhang – Line 3

Image for Li Zi Ming Performs the 64 Linear Forms of Liang Style Ba Gua Zhang – Line 3

Master Li Zi Ming’s expression of the 64 Linear Hands of Ba Gua Zhang (Liu Shi Si Shou) was captured in a series of drawings and articles that were republished by his daughter Li Xiu Ren (李秀仁) The drawings were made from original photos of Master Li and they convey his power and spirit when performing the 64 forms. Many thanks to Li Xiu Ren for making this material available. Here we present the third line of eight forms. Translation by Huang Guo Qi.
Read More…

Video: Applications of Linear Palm #5 – Heaven and Earth Palm

Image for Video: Applications of Linear Palm  #5 – Heaven and Earth Palm

In the following two videos, Tom Bisio demonstrates some of the many applications of the Fifth Linear Palm with IAI instructor Pascal Jauffret. Read More…

Single Palm Change Matching

Image for Single Palm Change Matching

IAI senior instructor Valerie Ghent and Tom Bisio demonstrate a simple but profound two person exercise that develops different aspects of the single Palm Change. This footage is from the IAI summer retreat in 2017.
Read More…

Authentic Ba Gua Zhang Distance Learning Program

Sign up for our Free Newsletter

Song Zhi Yong Tu Na Si Ba Videos

Member’s area

Last Tweets

  • New Qi Gong class! Learn Six Healing Sounds Qi Gong with Tom Bisio. 6 weekly classes starting February 12, 2019. Si… t.co/QdPNPsDQpu

Follow @NYInternalArts on twitter.

adipiscing dictum ante. Lorem venenatis, Aenean id,