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#285339 - 09/13/06 09:41 AM 5 element theory and martial arts
aoishi Offline
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Does anyone have any good links to the relationship between 5 element theory and martial arts?

Thanks.

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#285340 - 09/13/06 09:50 AM Re: 5 element theory and martial arts [Re: aoishi]
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Xingyiquan is an art which uses the five elements as its basis. Only having a very basic introduction to xingyiquan, I don't have deep insight into how the five element theory works in the actual practice of fighting.
Looking up info on Xingyiquan (Hsing I Chuan) would be a place to start in finding the link between martial arts and five element theory.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xingyiquan
http://www.chiflow.com/Xingyiquan.htm

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#285341 - 09/13/06 09:57 AM Re: 5 element theory and martial arts [Re: WuXing]
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Thank you very much.


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