Xingyi Talk

General Xingyiquan posts and articles.

Inside Xingyi Wuxingquan 02

Zheng Mingxing’s Xingyi Wuxingquan. Location: Gangneung, Republic of Korea. Date: June 2006. It has been five months since the first part of Inside Xingyi Wuxingquan has been published at XingyiMax.com. Previously, we look at the background and the definition of Five-Element-Fist and the logic behind […]

Collection of Santishi Photos 02

Part 2 of Collection of Santishi Photos series looks at the SanTiShi (Three-Body-Posture) of Sun Lutang Style Xingyiquan lineage. First Generation Sun Style Xingyi Santishi Second Generation Sun Style Xingyi Santishi Third Genration Sun Style Xingyi Santishi Fourth Generation Sun Style Xingyi Santishi First Generation […]

Zheng Mingxing's Xingyiquan Concept 02

Xingyi Wuxingquan by Zheng Mingxing. Location: Gangneung, Republic of Korea. Date: June 2006. It has been awhile since I’ve written part one of Zheng Mingxing’s Xingyiquan Concept, here is part two. Back to the basic. Xingyiquan is a martial arts, therefore Xingyiquan practice should base […]

Collection of Santishi Photos 01

Collection of Santishi Photos is a new series of XingyiMax.com which is a collection of SanTiShi (Three-Body-Posture) photos of past and present Xingyiquan practitioners. This series starts by looking at the “genetic” links of Santishi of Shang Yunxiang Style Xingyiquan. Shang Style XingYi SanTishi Second […]

Inside Xingyi Wuxingquan 01

Background of XingYi WuXingQuan There were Animal-Form before the “invention” of the Wuxingquan (Five-Element-Fist). The Five-Element-Fist is the essence of Xingyiquan which was extracted from the Animal-Form as the basic and core of Xingyiquan. Ancient Xinyiliuhequan does not have Five-Element-Fist, it has only Animal-Form. When […]

Wuxingquan is the Root of Xingyiquan

Over the past few months, I’ve received some emails questioning why my posts of Sabah Xingyiquan category only shows Wuxingquan (Five-Element-Fist) videos. Traditional Xingyiquan practitioners spend a great deal of time on Wuxingquan training from day to day basis, there has been an old saying […]

Zheng Mingxing's Xingyiquan Concept 01

Xingyi Wuxingquan by Zheng Mingxing. Location: Taizhou City, Zhejiang Province, China. Date: June 2005. I’ve received numerous emails asking about “What style(s) of Xingyiquan does Zheng Mingxing practice or teach?”, I hope this post will answer your question. What style of Xingyiquan does Zheng Mingxing […]