Running time: 120 Minutes
Bagua Zhang was created by Dong Hai Chuan. Its unique steps, torso circling, and use of internal power build strength and suppleness. This videos shows New Bagua Zhang, a form created by Dong Hai Chuan’s original students to accompany the first routine and increase the Bagua Zhang repertoire.
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.