The club’s 2020 General Assembly was held from 11h45 to 12h20 on Tuesday 18 February 2020, at the ITU gym (ITU Varembé building).Continue reading “Results of General Assembly 2020”
Here is a short video of what we do during class. Each week, we have a variety of warm up exercises, body conditioning, self defense applications and Bajiquan style forms. Furthermore, we promote a friendly atmosphere among the members and welcome new students who have never done martial arts before.
Our club will have its General Assembly on 18 February 2020 (Tuesday) at 11h45 at ITU Gym (ITU Varembe building) followed by a kung fu session.
Everyone including those with no prior experience in martial arts is welcome to attend for a free trial.
In April 2011, a group of Baji Quan practitioners from Europe went to the villages of Mengcun – Yanshan area of Hebei Province which is considered the birthplace of Baji Quan to investigate more about this kung fu style. This is a 4 part documentary series of the Baji Quan school of Mr Wu LianZhi.
For 2020, we will be starting a new Bajiquan form or sequence called the Bajiquan Praying Mantis style.
Bajiquan is well known for its fast speed and short range powerful strikes especially using the elbows. Bajiquan is also known as “the bodyguard style” because it was the preferred martial art style of the Emperor’s elite guard to protect Pu Yi (last Chinese emperor), Chiang Kai-Shek, Mao Zedong, etc.
Bajiquan uses “Eight Weapons” to strike namely
Here are some videos of one of the main forms or sequence.
There will be a “BAJIQUAN” martial arts workshop on 2-3 November 2019 at the salle de gym in Ecole Barre in Lausanne.
Our club will have its General Assembly on 12 February 2019 (Tuesday) at 11h45 at ITU Gym (ITU Varembe building).
The first kung fu session of 2019! Wishing you a great year ahead!