Running time: 121 Minutes
This form comes from Grandmaster Liu Jingru who is vice president of the Beijing Bagua Zhang research Association. It combines elements that characterize Bagua Zhang with movements that are specific to swordplay. It develops flexibility and increases joint mobility.
- (Tai Chi DVD #9) Introduction to Dragon Ba Gua
- (Tai Chi DVD #10) Dragon Ba Gua: Animal Forms
- (Tai Chi DVD #17) Ba Gua Straight Sword
Shifu Jianye Jiang was born in 1950 and has studied Wushu since he was 5 years old, learning from well-known masters such as Yu Mingwei, Yu Hai, and many others. He received a BA and master's degree from Qufu University and Shanghai Physical Education Institute. A national and international judge in China and the U.S., he is also a master calligrapher and winner of national and international awards. Sales of his calligraphy have garnered more than $10,000; all of which was donated to the Shandong Disabled Association. He has also acted in movies produced in China, Australia, and Japan.