Dealing with the staff at our Wudang school is very practical. There are certainly funny moves like the one shown here at the beginning of the video, but the focus of the handling routines is on the combat application. Master Ziji explains the two most important basic routines required for the Eight Immortal Staff.
In the final episode for Xuan Gong Quan Er Lu, the last section consists of disrupting your opponent's position and place a sidekick at the end. The final sequence is the same as Xuan Gong Quan Yi Lu.
In this episode Master, Ziji explains more of the Xuan Gong Quan Er Lu form. In the following sequence, a special kick starts as a round kick from outside to inside and converts into a sidekick; hence, the kick can overcome blocks and attacks and still hit the target.
In this sequence, we practice the flexibility of our Mabu stance. Jumping kicks and blocking movements are meant to overcome certain situations from a stable stance.
Master Ziji explains the sequence that consists of stepping in 2 times and then making a block and counter-attack with both hands, similar to the movements in Taiji 28.
In this episode, we have a four-kick combination followed by a retreat movement which kicks up sand with the toes.
In this episode, MasterZiji goes through the cross block sequence and how to apply the counter, which follows after the blocking movement.
The start of the second form from the Xuan Gong Series. Master Ziji explains the form during a hailstorm.
In this last episode of the Xuan Gong Quan Yi Lu (Part 1) Series, Master Ziji explains the Xuan Gong Gate's traditional signature movement.
Master Ziji is showing three basic positions for Beginners. Focus on these positions to train the necessary strength and flexibility.
In this episode Master Ziji shows the jumping part of the Xuan Gong Quan Yi Lu form.
In this sequence we have mostly low positions, similar to ancient sword arts where you need to attack from a lower and more vulnerable position.