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#307394 - 12/29/06 10:45 PM Re: Signature Characteristics of your Style [Re: Chen Zen]
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Here is another signature of BJJ (the top mounted position, lest we forget):

#307395 - 12/29/06 10:46 PM Re: Signature Characteristics of your Style [Re: JKogas]
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"When I let Go of who I am, I become who I might be."
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#307396 - 12/30/06 10:10 AM Re: Signature Characteristics of your Style [Re: Taison]
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I thought that this clip provides a fair representation of bagua's signature defense/attack methods. Usage of foot work to evade your opponent while simultaneously creating superior attack angles.

You said...

I utilize a charging technique very much influenced from Baji-quan.

Have you studied Baji-quan? Or was this method somwthing you observed?

Chris Haynes

#307397 - 12/31/06 12:16 AM Re: Signature Characteristics of your Style [Re: Fisherman]
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It is something I observed from personal experience.

Well, I was watching a demonstration and I tried it out. Don't really know if it's exactly the same or not because I use the foot work from Karate.

I would very much like to practice Baji if I ever had the opportunity. If I could afford going to Taiwan then I might take up Baji.

The charging step I got from observation, research and practice. Let's just say, I spent a few weeks just trying to figure out how to put momentum behind every attack, a lot by trial and error.

-Taison out
I got two fists.. Don't make me use my head as well!

#307398 - 12/31/06 08:59 AM Re: Signature Characteristics of your Style [Re: Taison]
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Cool, thanks Taison!!
Chris Haynes

#307399 - 12/31/06 02:28 PM Re: Signature Characteristics of your Style [Re: Fisherman]
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Taekwondo- well mudokwan. I would say our hook kick is notorious. Bill Wallace trained with my grandmaster to brown belt. I have won many fights with it.

In my competition area now- WTF- round kick, Axe, back turning I would say are trademark

Practice doesn't make perfect. Perfect Practice makes perfect.

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