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Splitting with the Mandarin Duck Knives

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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.
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Slicing Saber

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

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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

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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.
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Single Palm Change Two-Person Exercise

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IAI Senior Instructor Nelson Tai and Tom Bisio demonstrate the partner exercise for the first Line of the linear 64 hands. This footage is from the IAI summer retreat in 2017. Read More…

Basic application of the single palm change with the Ba Gua Staff

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IAI Instructor Wes Tasker demonstrates a basic application of the single palm change with the Ba Gua Staff. This footage is from the IAI 2017 Summer retreat Read More…

Basic Strategy of the Ba Gua Staff

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An excerpt of video footage on the Basic Strategy of the Ba Gua Staff as presented by Tom Bisio at the IAI 2017 Summer retreat.
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Double Palm Change with the Ba Gua Staff

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In this video footage from our IAI 2017 summer Ba Gua Zhang retreat, Tom Bisio demonstrates the Double Palm Change with the Ba Gua Staff. Ba Gua’s unique approach to a classic weapon emphasizes, stepping, turning and winding power.
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Ba Gua Broadsword Basics from the 2017 NYIA:IAI Ba Gua Retreat

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Tom Bisio and IAI Instructor Pauliina Turunen from Finland demonstrating basic principles of circling with the Ba Gua Broadsword.
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Ba Gua Linear Movement #5 – Heaven & Earth Palm

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Tom Bisio and Senior Instructor Thad Wong Demonstrate drills and applications of the Heaven and Earth Palm from the Eight Hands – Ba Gua’s Eight Basic Linear movements. This footage is from the NYIA/IAI Summer Ba Gua Retreat in 2017.
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