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Internal Fighting Arts | Learn Real-World Martial Arts Insights from Top Instructors of Tai Chi - Xingyi - Bagua and Qiqong

Nov 30, 2021

Ken Gullette talks with Byron Jacobs, a teacher of Xingyiquan and Bagua Zhang who lives in Beijing. His teacher is Di Guoyong. This is a wide-ranging interview that touches on topics ranging from training in China to a book he is writing about the Xingyiquan classics, and they talk about training in Xingyiquan, including the "spirit" of Xingyi, how the spear influenced training in the fist postures, and the proper amount of time to stand daily in the SanTi stance, among other topics. Byron uses the name Mushin Martial Culture for his videos on YouTube and Patreon. You can study with him through Patreon. Ken lives in Illinois and teaches both in-person and through his website at