The Xingyi Boxing Manual
North Atlantic Books
228 x 150mm
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Famed for promoting health and longevity, as well as for its effectiveness as a fighting art, Xingyi is practiced by enthusiasts in China and in the West. Designed as a primer or introductory reader and filled with photos, illustrations, and descriptive text, this authentic manual introduces the Five Elements of Xingyi--Splitting Fist, Drilling Fist, Smashing Fist, Pounding Fist, and Crossing Fist--outlining the basic theory and history of the art. Coming directly from an eighth-generation practitioner of a famous lineage, 'The Xingyi Boxing Manual' is a distillation of the knowledge and experience of many of the major figures in the history of Xingyi boxing. Translator John Groschwitz includes previously unavailable materials from the complete original book making this revised and expanded edition an essential guide for today's practitioner of this traditional martial art.